ENTERPRISE, Miss. (WTOK) - The 2017-2018 school rankings are approved, and a local district is the best in the state. Out of 148 school districts in the state, Enterprise is ranked number one. The rankings are determined by an accountability model point system. Enterprise claimed the top spot with 761 points out of a possible 1,000. Superintendent Josh Perkins said he is thrilled at what the district accomplished.
"When you see the final results come out and you see how you rank and how you compare with other school districts across the state, and to see you at the top and one of the top schools, it's just phenomenal. It's terrific for our community. It's terrific for our school and everyone involved so we're really proud of what we've done, what our teachers have done and what our students have done across the board. It's just very rewarding,” said Perkins.
As for individual school rankings, Enterprise Middle and High School also took the number one spot. Enterprise Elementary finished as the #5 Elementary school in the state.