The Office of Accreditation is a regulatory office charged with the primary responsibility of administering the state's performance-based accreditation system for public schools and the accreditation system for nonpublic schools electing to seek accreditation from the State Board of Education. The Office of Accreditation operates under the umbrella of the Mississippi State Board of Education and the Commission on School Accreditation.

Staff members in the Office of Accreditation continuously monitor school districts to verify compliance with applicable accreditation requirements through (1) investigative evaluations (complaints against school districts), (2) annual personnel data reports, and (3) reports from other state or federal programs.

What's New

Commission on School Accreditation - (February 1, 2018)

Commission on School Accreditation - (December 7, 2017)

Commission on School Accreditation - Teleconference Meeting Notice (October 17, 2017)

Commission on School Accreditation---Special-Called Teleconference Meeting Notice (September 13, 2017)

School District Superintendent

School Board Meeting Attendance

MASS Presentation 1.26.2016

2017 Parent of the Year Program

Dr. Jo Ann Malone
Bureau Director

Office of Accreditation     P.O. Box 771     Jackson, MS 39205-0771     Phone: (601) 359-3764     Fax: (601) 359-1979

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