We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 77 Mississippi schools made our rankings. View Rankings
To graduate from a Mississippi high school, students must pass assessments in Algebra I, Biology I, English II and U.S. history. The Mississippi Department of Education's Office of Healthy Schools oversees the wellness of students through nutrition, physical education and counseling programs.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, four Mississippi schools earned silver medals, including Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, which is part of the Lamar County School District, and Pass Christian High School, in the Pass Christian Public School District, located about 170 miles southeast of Jackson.
Top Ranked MS Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
720 WEST NORTH ST, PASS CHRISTIAN, MS 39571#2
5198 OLD HWY11, HATTIESBURG, MS 39402#3
1145 HWY 42 EAST, PETAL, MS 39465#4
213 BROOKS ST, PELAHATCHIE, MS 39145
Other Notable MS Schools
These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.
600 IRENE ST, LIBERTY, MS 39645
BASS BURKETT RD, BASSFIELD, MS 39421
510 HWY 18, BAY SPRINGS, MS 39422
9 SCHOOL DR, BELMONT, MS 38827
571 HWY 45 SOUTH, CORINTH, MS 38834
408 WEST MILL ST, BLUE MOUNTAIN, MS 38610
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MS by the Numbers
Districts 155 High Schools 263 Full-Time Teachers 10,797 Students Enrolled 169,002
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The DeSoto County School District supports nine high schools that serve 9,845 students.
There are eight high schools in the Jackson Public School District, serving 8,361 students.
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