Simpson County School District

The Simpson County School District includes the following schools:

Magee Elementary School, Magee Middle School, and Magee High School; Mendenhall Elementary School, Mendenhall Junior High School, and Mendenhall High School; Simpson Central School (K-8), Pinola; Simpson County Achievement Center, Magee; and Simpson County Technical Center, Mendenhall.

Visit the Simpson County Schools Website

Visit the Website for each School:

Magee High School

Magee Middle School

Magee Elementary School

Mendenhall High School

Mendenhall Junior High School

Mendenhall Elementary School

Simpson Central School (K-8)

Simpson County Achievement Center

Simpson County Technical Center

Simpson County Academy

Simpson County Academy is an independent school that offers a Christian environment, college preparatory classes, a caring and professional staff, and successful athletic teams.  Simpson County Academy is accredited at the highest level (AA) by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) and by SACS.   The school is located off Highway 49 at 124 Academy Circle, Mendenhall, Mississippi.  The average enrollment is 600 students in grades K3-12.

 Visit the Simpson County Academy Website

New Life Christian Academy

New Life Christian Academy is located at 143 Sanatorium Road, Mendenhall, Mississippi, off U. S. Highway 49 South. Call 601.847.7555 for more information.

Higher Education


Mississippi’s higher education system is one of the best in the Nation. Mississippi is home to 16 community colleges, 8 private colleges, and 9 public universities. For more information on higher education in the State of Mississippi, please visit these sites:

Mississippi Community College Board

Mississippi Public Universities

Simpson County

Simpson County is proud to host  a campus of Copiah-Lincoln Community College–the Simpson County Center.  The campus, surrounded by pines, is located at 151 Co-Lin Drive off U. S. Highway 49 between Mendenhall and Magee adjacent to Simpson Legion Lake.  The primary telephone number is 601.849.5140.

In August 2005, the newly-constructed facility opened for classes.  Co-Lin offers programs in the areas of business, business office technology, health care studies, office technology, practical nursing, and technology.  The $4.17 million facility includes classrooms, computer and science labs, a spacious library, and a bookstore.  The building also houses faculty and administrative offices, a large multipurpose room, a conference room, a dining area and an admissions and business office suite.  A recent enhancement to the campus is a walking trail.

To visit Co-Lin’s website, please click here.