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.

Our Vision

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.

MSA Values

At Mississippi School of the Arts, we believe in:

  1. Remaining goal-oriented based upon standards and achievement.
  2. Cultivating a diverse culture of learning and creativity.
  3. Cultivating shared ownership within our community and state.
  4. Cultivating a safe and stable environment that encourages opportunity.
  5. Cultivating and exemplifying character.
  6. Demonstrating caring while creating a family-oriented school.
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