Adhiambo School was first designed as a learning institute for preschool and kindergarten children.
Two years later, the school expanded to third through fifth grade.
It sought to establish and perpetuate moral attitudes and values to develop and add to the children's personalities and character, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, brotherliness, kindliness and charity.
The aim has been to be loving, concerned, working advocates for children and youth, to strengthen attitudes of self determination by developing sound academic programs.
It is also our aim to motivate through positive cultural images, and provide a well-rounded curriculum with trips It is also our aim to motivate through positive cultural images, and provide a well-rounded curriculum with trips and experiences to supplement the classroom and textbooks.and experiences to supplement the classroom and textbooks.
We encourage the teaching of values in a systematic way that reflects views encompassing the social, economic, political, spiritual, and emotional ramifications that Africans face in this country and throughout the world.
The value system, self concept based on identity, purpose and direction, culture and community in education, and the historic approach is the key to learning.
The programs of the school emphasize the cultivative and total development of young children.
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 151 students
- Average class size: 16 students
- Application Deadline: None / Rolling
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Adhiambo School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:
Summer School Offered
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Academics and Faculty
Total Classroom Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
None / Rolling
Total Sports Offered
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Frequently Asked Questions
What sports does Adhiambo School offer?
Adhiambo School offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Dance.
When is the application deadline for Adhiambo School?
The application deadline for Adhiambo School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
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