CSSS Member Directory

Mississippi Department of Education Mississippi Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Organizational Structure:
Mississippi is state-adopted.   However, some decisions are made at the district level. 

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 494,135
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 152

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Science Curriculum Science Curriculum

  • Information: The 2001 Science Framework is currently being revised.  School term 2008-2009 is planned as a pilot year.  Full implementation is scheduled for 2009-2010.

State Science Assessment Information

  • Given at what grades: 5,8, and Biology I
  • Time of Year: Spring
  • Type of Assessment: Multiple Choice

Student Assessment Student Assessment