Pillow Academy's leadership in teaching, athletics, and service make it a beacon of excellence in education.
Thirty five years ago the founders of Pillow Academy had a vision of quality education for Greenwood and the surrounding counties.
Pillow Academy's mission, as a college preparatory school, is to educate the whole child in an environment of academic excellence and Christian values, so that each child is challenged to grow and mature in knowledge, wisdom, and service.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MS School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 793 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Pillow Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
793 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Pillow Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Pillow Academy's leadership in teaching, athletics, and service make it a beacon of excellence in education. Thirty five years ago the founders of Pillow Academy had a vision of quality education for Greenwood and the surrounding counties. Pillow Academy's mission, as a college preparatory school, is to educate the whole child in an environment of academic excellence and Christian values, so that each child is challenged to grow and mature in knowledge, wisdom, and service.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Pillow Academy's ranking?

Pillow Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Mississippi for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Pillow Academy?

The application deadline for Pillow Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break (Events)
March 10, 2023 (Friday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 15, 2023 (Wednesday)
Spring Break (Events)
March 16, 2023 (Thursday)

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