History

In 1969, Starkville Academy began with the purpose of providing quality education to families in Starkville and the surrounding communities. Founded on the basis that students should function within a challenging academic, Christian, and family-oriented environment, Starkville Academy has always been an institution that respects family and Christian values and educates children through the use of a traditional curriculum. SA has graduated over 2,000 students, young men and women who have made strong, positive impacts on the communities in which they live.

The vision of Starkville Academy is expressed through its mission, philosophy, and beliefs.

Mission Statement

The mission of Starkville Academy is to provide quality educational programs in a safe, Christian environment that will challenge students to excel academically, physically, socially, spiritually, and culturally.

Beliefs

The mission of Starkville Academy is evaluated through its Statement of Beliefs. Starkville Academy will strive to:

  • Establish a curriculum that is aligned to national standards with an emphasis on college preparation.
  • Provide a safe, active and encouraging environment where learning excels.
  • Foster experiences that cultivate qualities that will result in moral integrity, intellectual capacity and social conscience.
  • Instill in each student an appreciation for Christian culture and heritage.
  • Enhance and encourage students as they are actively involved in positive relationships with students and staff.
  • Engage students in extracurricular activities that aid in developing a sense of self and purpose.

Philosophy

Starkville Academy was established to provide an excellent educational foundation for the students it serves. The Academy is dedicated to finding and employing the best faculty and staff available, while also providing a curriculum which will both stimulate and challenge our students. The Academy seeks to provide and encourage a positive and safe learning environment so that each student can strive to realize his/her full potential academically. The Academy’s academic and extracurricular course offerings involve educating the whole person while preparing students for post secondary educational requirements.

Vision

Starkville Academy is dedicated to finding and employing the best faculty and staff available, while also providing a curriculum which will both stimulate and challenge its students. The Academy seeks to provide and encourage a positive and safe learning environment so that each student can strive to realize his/her full potential academically. The Academy’s academic and extracurricular course offerings involve educating the whole person while preparing students for post-secondary educational requirements.

Starkville Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnic origin, disability or sex in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, athletics, and other school administered programs.