The Mississippi School of the Arts is a public, residential high school that provides advanced programs of study in music, theatre, visual arts, dance, literary arts, and media arts for artistically gifted eleventh and twelfth grade students from districts across the state. Curriculum at MSA focuses on advanced studies in the arts and humanities. Comprehensive residential and academic curricula will prepare high school students for further study or the pursuit of employment. Our mission 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 fine art areas of comprehensive study include:

Dance || Literary Arts || Visual Arts || Vocal Music || Theatre Arts || Media Arts

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