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Mississippi School of the Arts
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  • Public
  • BROOKHAVEN, MS

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) has taken extensive measures to protect the health of our students and staff. The 2021-2022 school year opened August 1 with in person classes and a seamless operation plan for virtual/hybrid learning as needed. Masks are required by all people on campus while indoors. We are monitoring CDC guidelines and in communication with families as conditions change. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade unavailable
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A+

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Mississippi School of the Arts is an above average, public school located in BROOKHAVEN, MS. It has 101 students in grades 11-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
No data available  
Percent Proficient - Math
No data available  
Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1070
11 responses
Average ACT
23
198 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$31,488
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$707
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$93,300
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 39 responses
  • Artoberfest (haunted house)
    26%
  • The Junior/Senior mentorship tradition
    26%
  • arts ambassador
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • The dorm ghost
    10%
  • Junior Theatre welcome suprise
    8%
  • Prom
    8%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
101
Free or Reduced Lunch
97%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
75%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 20 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 20 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 20 responses

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