The mission at Mississippi School of the Arts is
To provide a challenging arts education for artistically gifted Mississippi students in a residential learning environment that promotes honor, integrity, service, and life-long learning.
At the Mississippi School of the Arts, we envision a challenging, dynamic, supportive community of diverse learners where artists imagine, create, and realize a better world in which to live and work.
At Mississippi School of the Arts, we believe in:
- Remaining goal-oriented based upon standards and achievement.
- Cultivating a diverse culture of learning and creativity.
- Cultivating shared ownership within our community and state.
- Cultivating a safe and stable environment that encourages opportunity.
- Cultivating and exemplifying character.
- Demonstrating caring while creating a family-oriented school.