Sharkey-issaquena Academy

Tel: (662)873-4241
  • Sharkey-Issaquena Academy is a private, non-profit organization for the total education of the child.
  • SIA is accredited by the Mississippi Private School Association. The Administration, faculty, students, and parents of Sharkey-Issaquena Academy shall strive to provide educational and social opportunities that will enable the student to attain maximum growth mentally, physically, morally, socially, culturally, and spiritually, so that he/she may develop into a responsible citizen.
  • Since part of the responsibility for the full development of our students must be borne by the home, the church, the community, and other agencies, we actively seek their support in sharing this responsibility.
  • Sharkey-Issaquena Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
  • It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic and other school administered programs. Scholarships may be available to minority students.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students191 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
5%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeSharkey-issaquena Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools

All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Providence
    Grades: PK-12 | 185 students
    19.6 miles
    301 Riddle Ln
    Lake Providence, LA 71254
    (318)559-2360
    19.6PK-12
    185
  • Arcola
    Grades: PK-12 | 172 students
    25.3 miles
    Po Box 376 300 Deer Creek Circ
    Arcola, MS 38722
    (662)827-5165
    25.3PK-12
    172
  • Yazoo City
    Grades: PK-12 | 403 students
    26.5 miles
    2132 Gordon Ave
    Yazoo City, MS 39194
    (662)746-5913
    26.5PK-12
    403
  • Belzoni
    Grades: K-12 | 175 students
    27.9 miles
    Po Box 179
    Belzoni, MS 39038
    (662)247-1572
    27.9K-12
    175
  • Greenville
    St Joseph High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 231 students
    32.4 miles
    1501 V F W Rd
    Greenville, MS 38701
    (662)378-9711
    32.47-12
    231

School Reviews

Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
October 18, 2017
The Seattle area is home to many fine private schools as well as to major companies such as Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.
September 30, 2017
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
September 29, 2017
Parents have many reasons for deciding to take their children out of public school and enrolling them in private school. This circumstance is something which can happen at any stage of your child's education.
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,548 for elementary schools and $5,721 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 93% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).