• District Information

    The Holmes County Consolidated School District (HCCSD), formerly the Holmes County School District, is a public school district based in Lexington, Mississippi (USA). The district covers all of Holmes County, including the City of Durant area previously served by the Durant Public School District. Effective July 1, 2018 the Holmes County and Durant school districts consolidated into the Holmes County Consolidated School District.

    The district schools include:
    Holmes County Central High School (Grades 9-12) with the Doretha Draine Wiley Fine Arts Magnet Academy
    William R. Dean, Jr. Elementary School (Grades preK-5)
    Durant Elementary School (Grades preK-5; Durant)
    Goodman-Pickens Elementary School (Grades preK-5)
    S.V. Marshall Elementary School (Grades preK-8)
    Williams-Sullivan Middle School (Grades 6-8)

    Graduates Within Reach Academy (Grades 6-12 Credit Recovery and Alternative School; Tchula)
    Career-Technical Center (Grades 9-12; Lexington)

  • Students
    2987  2019-2020 Enrollment
            51%         Male
            49%         Female
            98.9%      Black
            .09%        White
            .10%        Hispanic
            .10%        Asian
    100%      Provided Free Breakfast & Lunch
    96%        Average Daily Student Attendance
    $5,832    Per Pupil Expenditure (State Average $9,704)

  • Staff
    403  Full-time employees
            71% Female
            29% Male
            93% Black
            4% White
            3% Asian
    86%        Teachers Certified (Does not include certified administrative staff.)
    $43,695    Average Teacher Salary

    21:1 Student/Teacher Ratio