Top Mississippi Private Schools
- For the 2019-20 school year, there are 238 top private schools in Mississippi, serving 53,294 students.
- The average private school tuition is $4,465 for elementary schools and $6,191 for high schools (view national tuition averages).
- The average acceptance rate is 95% (view national acceptance rates).
- Minority enrollment is 15% and the student:teacher ratio is 12:1.
Saint Stanislaus College Photo - Saint Stanislaus is located in the picturesque town of Bay St. Louis, MS. The campus is located on the Gulf of Mexico and Bay St. Louis is 50 miles east of New Orleans, LA.
Park Place Christian Academy Photo - Park Place Christian Academy, a ministry of Park Place Baptist Church, strives to provide a distinctively Christian, academically rigorous education for students in grades K3-12. PPCA, established in 2000, and with a current enrollment of nearly 650 students, uses Godly guidance and Christian personnel to cultivate a biblical worldview into the hearts and minds of our students.
Christ Covenant School Photo - Students spend time in the school garden planting, cultivating and harvesting fruits, vegetables and flowers.
Cross Creek Christian Academy Photo - Students admiring a beautiful rainbow God has provided after a rainy afternoon.
French Camp Academy Photo - French Camp Academy offers a variety of experiences and educational opportunities.
Top Mississippi Private Schools by County (2019-20)
- County# Schools# Students% Minority
- 4 Schools1,450 Students17% Minority
- 3 Schools71 Students17% Minority
- 2 Schools688 Students2% Minority
- 3 Schools314 Students16% Minority
- 2 Schools721 Students5% Minority
- 1 Schools161 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools351 Students1% Minority
- 1 Schools17 Students93% Minority
- 1 Schools238 Students28% Minority
- 1 Schools222 Students3% Minority
- 4 Schools598 Students29% Minority
- 2 Schools751 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools141 Students2% Minority
- 9 Schools3,346 Students26% Minority
- 9 Schools1,886 Students10% Minority
- 1 Schools461 Students2% Minority
- 3 Schools880 Students4% Minority
- 17 Schools2,840 Students15% Minority
- 33 Schools7,550 Students26% Minority
- 1 Schools283 Students12% Minority
- 1 Schools173 Students3% Minority
- 9 Schools915 Students15% Minority
- 2 Schools456 Students10% Minority
- 1 Schools279 Students1% Minority
- 2 Schools621 Students9% Minority
- 1 Schools41 Students1% Minority
- 2 Schools328 Students3% Minority
- 6 Schools658 Students13% Minority
- 8 Schools1,634 Students16% Minority
- 1 Schools611 Students2% Minority
- 6 Schools1,037 Students13% Minority
- 3 Schools999 Students16% Minority
- 5 Schools1,268 Students15% Minority
- 7 Schools1,017 Students8% Minority
- 11 Schools4,070 Students19% Minority
- 1 Schools580 Students1% Minority
- 3 Schools551 Students43% Minority
- 1 Schools93 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools337 Students- Minority
- 1 Schools12 Students22% Minority
- 1 Schools251 Students1% Minority
- 2 Schools44 Students2% Minority
- 2 Schools830 Students7% Minority
- 3 Schools539 Students11% Minority
- 3 Schools302 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools33 Students- Minority
- 6 Schools1,244 Students4% Minority
- 1 Schools195 Students12% Minority
- 11 Schools3,450 Students11% Minority
- 1 Schools49 Students86% Minority
- 1 Schools204 Students2% Minority
- 4 Schools812 Students23% Minority
- 1 Schools84 Students3% Minority
- 4 Schools834 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools97 Students- Minority
- 2 Schools639 Students2% Minority
- 1 Schools40 Students8% Minority
- 1 Schools222 Students16% Minority
- 1 Schools45 Students6% Minority
- 6 Schools1,246 Students38% Minority
- 7 Schools1,673 Students22% Minority
- 1 Schools269 Students1% Minority
- 1 Schools294 Students8% Minority
- 2 Schools564 Students4% Minority
- 3 Schools779 Students3% Minority
Sometimes a regular school is not the right fit for a child. Perhaps she needs an alternative school.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.