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### U.S. News and World Report Ranks Millsap MS in Texas Top 17%

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Millsap Middle School has achieved a ranking in the top 17% among schools in Texas, as reported in a recent evaluation by the U.S. News and World Report.

In this assessment, Millsap Middle School secured the 332nd position out of 1,935 schools, while Millsap Elementary was placed at 1,221 out of 4,393 institutions. The comprehensive rankings encompass over 79,000 public elementary and middle schools nationwide. The evaluation distinguishes schools at both the state and district levels, with separate categories for Best Charter Schools and Best Magnet Schools.

Dr. Edie Martin, the Superintendent, expressed her sentiments upon revealing this recognition. “Millsap ISD has always held a special significance, and this achievement further underscores the diligence and dedication of our Bulldog community,” remarked Superintendent Edie Martin. “The commitment of our faculty and students to strive for excellence is yielding results, and I am enthusiastic about advancing our students’ accomplishments as we progress towards excellence.”

The rankings primarily consider state assessments of students achieving proficiency or above in mathematics and reading/language arts, factoring in student backgrounds, performance in core subjects, and the effectiveness of schools in educating their students. The rankings for the 2024 Best Elementary and Best Middle Schools are formulated based on publicly accessible data from the US Department of Education.

LaMont Jones, the managing editor for education at U.S. News, highlighted the significance of the 2024 Best Elementary and Middle Schools rankings, stating, “The rankings provide parents with insight into their child’s school performance and its comparative standing within the local educational landscape.”

Parents, educators, and students are encouraged to explore how their schools measure up against others and gain insights into the ranking methodology at [link to be added].