Harrison County School District Wins Ten PREPS Awards

Harrison County School District Wins Ten PREPS Awards

Congratulations to these following schools in the Harrison County School District for being named "2018 PREPS Value-Added Award" recipients! PREPS (Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools) announced the names of the winning schools this week.

Biology I: 
* D'Iberville High School

U.S History: 
* D'Iberville High School 
* West Harrison High School

English II: 
* D'Iberville High School

English-Language Arts (3rd - 8th Grade): 
* Pineville Elementary School
* Saucier Elementary School
* Harrison Central Elementary School

Math (3rd - 8th Grade):
* Pineville Elementary School
* Harrison Central Elementary School
* D'Iberville Elementary School

The PREPS award honors schools across Mississippi based on their students' performance on the prior year's state testing, along with differences in the socioeconomic background of the students. Schools that are deemed as "adding value" perform significantly better than other schools with comparable socioeconomic circumstances.

The winning schools from across Mississippi will be honored at an awards luncheon and ceremony on February 26 in Jackson.