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Welcome to the Mississippi
Department of Education.

At MDE, we work hard to ensure every child in Mississippi has access to the education he or she deserves: one that can lead to a brighter future through a life-long love of learning. This website provides valuable information for parents, students, legislators, media representatives and anyone involved in the state's education arena. If you can't find what you're looking for, we are happy to help you. For assistance, contact us here.

For information on your district, enter your ZIP code or click for a district map.

Mississippi Board of Education

The Mississippi Board of Education is comprised of
nine members who are appointed as prescribed by
the Constitution of the State of Mississippi. The Board
appoints the State Superintendent of Education, sets
public education policy and oversees the Mississippi
Department of Education.

Current Board Members

Lynn J. House, Ph.D.
Interim State Superintendent

For information and updates from Dr. Lynn House, Interim State Superintendent, click here

Mississippi Department of Education     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     General Information: 601-359-3513

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