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County schools show progress

September 13, 2013

The Mississippi Department of Education released its 2012-13 accountability report, which showed improvements in schools in the Oktibbeha County and Starkville school districts. Oktibbeha County schools showed marked improvement from their 2011-12 results. Indra Hamilton (pictured) is a fifth grader at West Oktibbeha Elementary School. (Photo by Alex Holloway, SDN)

There are no failing schools in Oktibbeha County.

The Mississippi Department of Education released its school accountability results for the 2012-13 school year today.

A number of schools in the Starkville and Oktibbeha County school districts saw improvement in their Quality of Distribution Index scores, which are used to rate schools based on student performance on standardized testing. The State Board of Education is expected to approve the 2013 accountability results at its meeting today.

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