1,144 Elementary Schools
651 Middle Schools
627 High Schools
1,139 Public District Schools
2,128 Private Schools
3,272 Total Schools
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Mississippi based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Mississippi at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
Are the schools in Mississippi offering opportunity for all students, or are some kids being left behind? Successful states are working to close the achievement gap.
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Largest School Districts in Mississippi
Desoto Co School Dist
34,392 students | HERNANDO, MS
Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 41 schools
Jackson Public School Dist
23,935 students | JACKSON, MS
Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 62 schools
Rankin Co School Dist
19,206 students | BRANDON, MS
Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 28 schools
Harrison Co School Dist
15,010 students | GULFPORT, MS
Grades K-12 & Ungraded | 23 schools
Madison Co School Dist
13,302 students | RIDGELAND, MS
Grades PK-12 & Ungraded | 24 schools
Reviews From Schools in Mississippi
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Parent / Guardian
May 27, 2023
We have had the best experience here at HHES! My daughter has grown so much!
Review for Hernando Hills Elementary School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 20, 2023
Marshall Academy is a great school. The teachers there were always very helpful to me when I attended, and you are treated much more like a part of a family than a student. It’s a good place to attend... More
Review for Marshall Academy
Parent / Guardian
May 16, 2023
I can not say enough Wonderful things about this school ! CA Forever !
Review for Canton Academy