Attala County School District Ranks Third in the State for the 3rd Grade Reading Assessment


The Attala County School District is one out of seven districts statewide to have 90% or more of 3 grade students to meet the Literacy-Based Promotion Act (LBPA) requirements.

The Mississippi Department of Education announced that 76.3% of third graders across the state passed the initial administration of the third-grade reading assessment given this spring for the 2022-2023 school year.

Overall, the Attala County School District 3rd graders have a 93% passing rate.

Greenlee Elementary has 93.8% passing rate and Long Creek Elementary has 92.0% passing rate.

The district ranked 3rd highest in the State of Mississippi.


  1. mary ann veasley
    mary ann veasley
    May 19, 2023 at 4:50 PM

    thanks to the teachers and students, you made it happen! congratulations!!

  2. nell black
    nell black
    May 19, 2023 at 5:41 PM

    way to go 3rd graders in attala county schools. we are proud of you and your teachers.

  3. faye wiggers
    faye wiggers
    May 20, 2023 at 5:09 PM

    congratulations, students and teachers!

  4. keatha harmon
    keatha harmon
    May 21, 2023 at 8:11 AM

    i am so happy for the third graders!!! the teachers and students worked really hard at long creek elementary. the entire school showed support and encouragement. that’s awesome for the school district as well. congratulations to the schools and prayers for continued success.-k.h.


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