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|Pictured left to right: Pass Christian School District Superintendent Beth John, Board of Trustees President Randy DeWitt, Board of Trustees Vice-president Margaret Jean Kalif, Board of Trustees members, Walter ï¿½Skipï¿½ King and Dr. Philip Terrell, and Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott hold the level ï¿½Aï¿½ banner.
Posted On: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Pass Christian School District was honored on January 23, 2013 at the Pass Christian Center for Excellence in a special celebration for student success and outstanding accomplishments. Dr. Lynn House, Mississippi Department of Education Interim Superintendent, presented a banner, proclaiming the district as a level “A” school district in 2012, to Superintendent Beth John and the Pass Christian School Board. Out of 152 school districts in Mississippi, Pass Christian School District is the number one school district for the fourth consecutive year.
The celebration included special guests, Pass Christian Mayor Chipper McDermott, Pass Christian Board of Alderman Huey Bang, Pass Christian School District Board of Trustees: President Randy DeWitt, Vice-president Margaret Jean Kalif, and members, Walter “Skip” King, Portia Stewart, and Dr. Philip Terrell. Pass Christian High School Chamber Ensemble, Delisle Elementary School Choir, and Pass Christian Elementary School Choir performed during the ceremony. Pass Christian Middle School Student Council and Beta Club members escorted guests to the ceremony and also served refreshments after the presentation.
Mississippilegislature recently changed the STAR ranking to level “A”. Each school district is now ranked as an A, B, C, D, or F according to state test results, AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress), QDI (Quality of Distribution Index) and graduation rates.