Marvell Academy

Marvell Academy was founded in 1966. Marvell Academy is accredited by the Mississippi Private School Association and has been MPSA accredited since 1971.
This school creates a nurturing environment that will foster knowledgeable, empathetic, strategic, self-directed, and physically fit individuals who will be able to function in society.
Elementary students can participate in pee wee football, basketball and cheerleading.
They compete locally in art, science and spelling contests, with many advancing to the MPSA district and state competitions.
Students enjoy class parties, field trips, a Christmas musical, Spring operetta, Fall Festival and end-of-the-year Awards Assembly.
Elementary also participates each year in the Math-a-Thon for St.
Jude's Hospital and the Jump-a-Thon for the American Heart Association.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
197 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Marvell Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Marvell Academy was founded in 1966. Marvell Academy is accredited by the Mississippi Private School Association and has been MPSA accredited since 1971. This school creates a nurturing environment that will foster knowledgeable, empathetic, strategic, self-directed, and physically fit individuals who will be able to function in society. Elementary students can participate in pee wee football, basketball and cheerleading. They compete locally in art, science and spelling contests, with many advancing to the MPSA district and state competitions. Students enjoy class parties, field trips, a Christmas musical, Spring operetta, Fall Festival and end-of-the-year Awards Assembly. Elementary also participates each year in the Math-a-Thon for St. Jude's Hospital and the Jump-a-Thon for the American Heart Association.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Marvell Academy often compared to?
Marvell Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Desoto School, Lee Academy by visitors of our site.
When is the application deadline for Marvell Academy?
The application deadline for Marvell Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

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Marvell Academy was the inspiration to build Old Hickory Academy in Jackson, Tn. which opened in 1970, after some research, the Old Hickory Fighting Generals football's team first game was played in Marvell, Ark.The founder and first President of Old Hickory Academy was born and raised on a large farm in Phillips County Arkansas. Old Hickory Academy is now the largest private school in Jackson, Tn. and the name was changed in the late 80s to the University School of Jackson after combining with EDS private school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 197 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Arkansas is $6,181 for elementary schools and $7,057 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Arkansas is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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