About Our District


  • We believe high quality, committed, and passionate teachers who embrace diversity are essential for student success.
  • We believe change is inevitable, and we must adapt to meet the evolving needs of our students and community.
  • We believe the success of every student requires nurturing the needs of the whole child.
  • We believe positive relationships yield success.
  • We believe shared beliefs and norms create an internally cohesive environment.
  • We believe a safe, secure environment is foundational to learning.




Yazoo County Schools exist to create next generation leaders who pursue purposeful, productive lives.



  • Student Achievement

We, along with the community, will provide opportunities for the success of each student by intentionally focusing on academic and extra-curricular abilities and celebrating achievement.

  • Human Resources

    We will recruit, develop, and retain a committed, passionate staff that positively impacts student learning.

  • Operational Effectiveness

    We will effectively and efficiently focus our resources to ensure equitable opportunities for all students and staff.

  • Safe and Orderly Climate

We will foster an environment that ensures confidence in the safety of the whole child within our school community.

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