The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), located in Oxford, Mississippi, is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions.

Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community action. Ole Miss also is home to a number of unique national centers of research and study, including the Center for the Study of Southern Culture, the Center for Intelligence and Security Studies, the Croft Institute for International Studies, the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management and the Center for Manufacturing Excellence. To learn more about these outstanding programs and the ground-breaking research being conducted by our students and faculty, find more information here. LEARN MORE >

Mississippi State University (MSU), located in Starkville, Mississippi, combines classroom teaching and learning with endless experiences for students to apply their knowledge in meaningful ways.

With more than 175 programs leading to a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree, MSU is preparing its students for bright, productive futures where academics is combined with the proper tools for tackling today’s tough issues and making a difference in society. The university’s diverse, award-winning faculty bring out the best in these students who are enrolled in the eight academic colleges that include Agriculture and Life Sciences; Architecture, Art and Design; Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Bagley Engineering; Forest Resources; and Veterinary Medicine. LEARN MORE >

Itawamba Community College (ICC), is a top ranked community college, with numerous tracks towards degrees in fields that are in high demand in Lee County and around the country.

ICC’s tradition of academic and athletic excellence combined with its friendly, caring atmosphere and flexible scheduling options make it the best buy in education today. ICC's tuition is one of the lowest, and its scholarship program is one of the best in the state. With locations in Fulton, Tupelo and Belden and a wide variety of scheduling options, ICC’s priority is to meet the needs of all students. Whether your plans include a four-year degree or one- or two-year early career program, ICC provides an excellent start. LEARN MORE >

Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC), is a public, comprehensive community college that exists to meet the diverse educational and career needs of individual students and the community within the district it serves by awarding the Associate of Arts Degree, Associate of Applied Science Degree and Certificates.

Beyond this original scope, Northeast responds to the needs of all who seek to further their education. At NEMCC, students who have never attended college before find a welcoming place. Many students attend right out of high school, drawn by affordable tuition, top-notch academics and the many scholarships available. Others attend seeking a new career after a job loss or plant closing, seeking a place to re-tool and provide for their family. Whatever the reasoning for attending NEMCC, students find a warm, inviting faculty and staff ready to make them feel at ease. LEARN MORE>

Marchbanks Helping Hand Tuition Guarantee Program

Lee County high school graduates will receive two full years of tuition free assistance to Itawamba Community College. LEARN MORE>




Martin Luther King Jr.
Early Childhood Education Center

(662) 840-5237
Grades K-2  
Carver Elementary School (K-1) (662) 841-8870
Joyner Elementary School (662) 841-8900
Parkway Elementary School (662) 844-6303
Thomas Street Elementary School (662) 841-8960
Grades 3-5  
Lawhon Elementary School (2-5) (662) 841-8910
Lawndale Elementary School (662) 841-8890
Pierce Street Elementary School (662) 841-8940
Rankin Elementary School (662) 841-8950
Grade 6  
Milam Elementary School (662) 841-8920
Grades 7-8  
Tupelo Middle School (662) 840-8780
Grades 9-12  
Tupelo High School (662) 841-8970
Career Center (662) 841-8990


Mooreville Elementary School (Grades K-5) (662) 844-7105
Mooreville Middle School (Grades 6-8) (662) 680-4894
Mooreville High School (Grades 9-12) (662) 842-6859
Saltillo Primary School (Grades K-2) (662) 869-3724
Saltillo Elementary School (Grades 3-5) (662) 869-2211
Guntown Middle School (Grades 6-8) (662) 348-8800
Saltillo High School (Grades 9-12) (662) 869-5466
Plantersville Middle School (Grades 5-8) (662) 842-4690
Verona Elementary School (Grades K-4) (662) 566-7266
Shannon Primary School (Grades K-2) (662) 767-0135
Shannon Elementary School (Grades 3-5) (662) 767-9514
Shannon Middle School (Grades 6-8) (662) 767-3986
Shannon High School (Grades 9-12) (662) 767-9566
The Belden Center (662) 842-2050


Tupelo Christian Preparatory School
(Grades Pre-K-12)
(662) 844-8604


Itawamba Community College, Tupelo Campus (662) 620-5000
Mississippi University for Women
Division of Nursing, Tupelo Campus
(662) 620-5380
University of Mississippi Advanced Education Center (662) 844-5622


Lee County Library
219 N Madison St. 
(662) 841-9027
Hours: M-T: 9 am - 8 pm F-Sat: 9 am - 5 pm Closed Sunday