Best High Schools
in Mississippi

We reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 72 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 2014 U.S. News Best High Schools rankings, 71 Mississippi schools earned bronze medals, including Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg, which is part of the Lamar County School District.

Top Ranked MS Schools

To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.

#1

Pass Christian High

720 WEST NORTH ST, PASS CHRISTIAN, MS 39571

Other Notable MS Schools

These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.

Amory High School

1006 SAM HASKELL CIRCLE, AMORY, MS 38821

Bassfield High

BASS BURKETT RD, BASSFIELD, MS 39421

Bay High

750 BLUE MEADOW RD, BAY ST LOUIS, MS 39520

Bay Springs High

510 HWY 18, BAY SPRINGS, MS 39422

Belmont

9 SCHOOL DR, BELMONT, MS 38827

Biggersville High School

571 HWY 45 SOUTH, CORINTH, MS 38834

Blair Center Hattiesburg High

301 HUTCHINSON AVE, HATTIESBURG, MS 39401

Booneville High/Mid

300 B WEST GEORGE EAST ALLEN D, BOONEVILLE, MS 38829

Bruce High

430 EAST COUNTISS ST, BRUCE, MS 38915

See complete Mississippi High School Rankings

MS by the Numbers
Districts 151
High Schools 244
Full-Time Teachers 10,150
Students Enrolled 160,887

Featured Districts

Mississippi

The DeSoto County School District supports eight high schools that serve 9,377 students.

Jackson, Mississippi

There are eight high schools in the Jackson Public School District, serving 8,210 students.