Clinton is one of the only cities in Mississippi where students can receive an award winning education from kindergarten through post graduate. Mississippi's top rated public schools, two outstanding academies and Mississippi’s largest private university (Mississippi College) underscore the long held commitment to education in Clinton.
The Clinton Public School District is a shining example of performance across the state and nation, maintaining a high level of excellence in all areas of a child's education. Clinton’s public school system is the highest scoring in Mississippi, out of 148 total school districts.
Accountability results released by the Mississippi Department of Education show that overall, the Clinton Public School District is once again an “A” district, the highest possible academic rating a Mississippi district can attain. The accountability scores for Clinton were the highest in the State of Mississippi.
The Clinton Public School District has long held the motto – “Where Excellence is the Only Option." As the #1 ranked school district in Mississippi, Clinton is an educational pioneer by integrating technology into the curriculum. Our 1:1 Digital Learning Initiative is on the leading-edge in our state and serves as a model for other school districts throughout the Southeast. Our technology philosophy is based on a holistic approach where personalized, digital learning and technology skills are infused throughout the daily teaching and learning process.
Clinton High School is also home to Attache Show Choir. Attache’ is a nationally-ranked, award winning high school show choir made up of 42 singer/danceers, 15 instrumentalists, and a crew of 12. Attache’ is the reigning 2014 show choir National Champions.
Clinton High School’s Indoor Percussion are the 2014 WGI World Champions in Scholastic Open Class. Their dedication to excellence and commitment to hard work attracted some of the nation’s top designers. Now, with a name that is recognized in the percussion community world-wide, Clinton Percussion strives to keep it’s goals and aspirations higher than ever.
District is made up of 8 schools and fully accredited by the Mississippi Department of Education. The school district recently won accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation & School Improvement (SACS-CASI).
203 Easthaven Drive
Clinton, MS 39056
Clinton is the proud home of Mississippi College, educational opportunites abound from K-12 through doctoral opportunities. Clinton's commitment to excellence is underscored by our longstanding community partnerships with Mississippi College.
Founded in 1826, Mississippi College is the oldest institution of higher learning in Mississippi and second oldest Baptist university in the nation.
With more than 80 areas of study, 15 graduate programs, a doctor of jurisprudence, a doctor of education leadership degree and a doctor of professional counseling degree, Mississippi College seeks to be a university recognized for academic excellence and commitment to the cause of Christ.