Best Mississippi Private Schools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 232 private schools serving 50,742 students in Mississippi (there are 1,050 public schools, serving 444,731 students). 10% of all K-12 students in Mississippi are educated in private schools compared to the national average of 10%.
The average private school tuition is $5,760 for elementary schools and $6,449 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
The best top ranked private schools in Mississippi include Pearblossom Private School Inc, Cathedral School and Jackson Academy.
The average acceptance rate is 96% (view national acceptance rates). Minority enrollment is 18% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
78% of schools are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Baptist).

Top Ranked Mississippi Private Schools by County (2022-23)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
3
1,129
20%
12
3,174
27%
16
3,124
16%
32
6,038
35%
8
1,166
10%
11
3,099
16%
4
1,096
7%
10
2,988
19%
6
1,167
49%

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