Our Mission

Strider Academy has been providing a quality education to students since 1971.  We believe the welfare of our nation, state, and community is dependent upon effective citizenship.  The school will strive to develop citizens who have the ability to think, who are skilled in the processes of decision-making, who can make wise decisions and who are aware of the values of their society.

Strider Academy will strive to strengthen its students intellectually, socially, morally, and physically by providing college-prep courses, meaningful extra-curricular activities and a complete physical education and athletic program.  The school believes that a student must learn to cooperate with his peers, faculty, and parents as well as have respect for authority.  Thus, the mission of the school is provide a safe environment conducive to learning by which students will be nurtured to become morally effective, productive citizens.

Attitude Determines Altitude

* An accredited member of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools

*State certified, accredited administrator and teachers

*Offering an excellent elementary and secondary education for our students with a smaller student-teacher ratio.

*Traditional and alternative curriculum offerings, including fine art

*ACT prep course

*High school students are encouraged to participate in college dual enrollment courses

*Accelerated Reader Program for elementary students

*Driver’s Education course offered

*Computer technology available to all students in classrooms and lab

*Fully equipped science lab

*Offering several student organizations, including National Honor Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes

*Participant of the Foreign Exchange Student program

*A strong athletic program is offered, including softball, baseball, basketball, track, golf, football and cheerleading

*Proponent of constructive student behavior

*School uniform, cell phone and drug policies implemented

*Advocate of family participation

*Safe school environment

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