A glance at third-grade reading pass rates in Mississippi

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 8, 2015 at 4:51 p.m.



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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Education has released the share of students in each school district that passed a new reading test required to advance from third grade to fourth grade. Statewide 85 percent of students, or 32,200, passed. Failing statewide were 15 percent of students, or 5,600. Here's a look at the share passing by district:

Aberdeen: 88 percent

Alcorn County: 91

Amite County: 78

Amory: 88

Attala County: 88

Baldwyn: 93

Bay St. Louis-Waveland: 91

Benton County: 89

Biloxi: 92

Booneville: 94

Brookhaven: 75

Calhoun County: 87

Canton: 69

Carroll County: 81

Chickasaw County: 78

Choctaw County: 94

Claiborne County: 73

Clarksdale: 69

Clay County: 100

Cleveland: 82

Clinton: 98

Coahoma County: 85

Coffeeville: 74

Columbia: 82

Columbus: 81

Copiah County: 78

Corinth: 95

Covington County: 83

DeSoto County: 87

Durant: 67

East Jasper: 73

East Tallahatchie: 87

Enterprise: 99

Forest: 68

Forrest County: 83

Franklin County: 92

George County: 87

Greene County: 86

Greenville: 63

Greenwood: 74

Grenada: 92

Gulfport: 90

Hancock County: 89

Harrison County: 92

Hattiesburg: 80

Hazlehurst: 61

Hinds County: 85

Hollandale: 77

Holly Springs: 71

Holmes County: 59

Houston: 95

Humphreys County: 65

Itawamba County: 92

Jackson County: 92

Jackson: 72

Jefferson County: 71

Jefferson Davis County: 84

Jones County: 88

Kemper County: 78

Kosciusko: 92

Lafayette County: 94

Lamar County: 92

Lauderdale County: 88

Laurel: 86

Lawrence County: 90

Leake County: 75

Lee County: 93

Leflore County: 68

Leland: 68

Lincoln County: 94

Long Beach: 91

Louisville: 85

Lowndes County: 93

Lumberton: 84

Madison County: 96

Marion County: 85

Marshall County: 74

McComb: 70

Meridian: 82

Monroe County: 92

Montgomery County: 88

Moss Point: 68

Natchez-Adams: 81

Neshoba County: 94

Nettleton: 98

New Albany: 92

Newton County: 95

Newton: 89

North Bolivar: 73

North Panola: 85

North Pike: 92

North Tippah: 88

Noxubee County: 73

Ocean Springs: 96

Okolona: 62

Oktibbeha County: 75

Oxford: 91

Pascagoula-Gautier: 91

Pass Christian: 94

Pearl: 90

Pearl River County: 100

Perry County: 89

Petal: 94

Philadelphia: 78

Picayune: 85

Pontotoc: 93

Pontotoc County: 90

Poplarville: 94

Prentiss County: 89

Quitman County: 85

Quitman: 85

Rankin County: 92

Richton: 80

Scott County: 85

Senatobia: 80

Simpson County: 89

Smith County: 93

South Delta: 73

South Panola: 94

South Pike: 77

South Tippah: 92

Starkville: 84

Stone County: 93

Sunflower County: 78

Tate County: 80

Tishomingo County: 91

Tunica County: 79

Tupelo: 88

Union County: 92

Union: 91

Vicksburg-Warren: 82

Walthall County: 78

Water Valley: 80

Wayne County: 84

Webster County: 88

West Bolivar: 74

West Jasper: 81

West Point: 92

West Tallahatchie: 74

Western Line: 85

Wilkinson County: 57

Winona: 90

Yazoo City: 53

Yazoo County: 82

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SOURCE: Mississippi Department of Education

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