Top 5 Best Mississippi Charter Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 7 charter public schools serving 2,921 students in Mississippi.
Learn more about how charter schools work. The top ranked charter public schools in Mississippi are Ambition Preparatory Charter School, Joel E. Smilow Prep and Joel E Smilow Collegiate. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Mississippi charter public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Charter Public Schools in Mississippi (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ambition Preparatory Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5331 Clinton Blvd.
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 487-1658
Grades: K-3
| 317 students
Rank: #22.
Joel E. Smilow Prep
Charter School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
787 E. Northside Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(769) 524-5330
Grades: 5-8
| 570 students
Rank: #33.
Joel E Smilow Collegiate
Charter School
(Math: 24% | Reading: 26%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
787 E. Northside Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(769) 524-5330
Grades: K-4
| 582 students
Rank: #44.
Reimagine Prep
Charter School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
309 W Mcdowell Rd
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 941-0844
Grades: 5-8
| 568 students
Rank: #55.
Clarksdale Collegiate
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1012 W 2nd Street
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 351-0106
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #66.
Leflore Legacy Academy
Charter School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 W. Washington Street
Greenwood, MS 38930
(662) 455-3697
Grades: 6-7
| 195 students
Rank: #77.
Midtown Public Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 11% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Adele St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 354-7770
Grades: 5-8
| 239 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked charter public schools in Mississippi?
The top ranked charter public schools in Mississippi include Ambition Preparatory Charter School, Joel E. Smilow Prep and Joel E Smilow Collegiate.
How many charter public schools are located in Mississippi?
7 charter public schools are located in Mississippi.
What is the racial composition of students in Mississippi?
Mississippi charter public schools minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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