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About the Natchez-Adams School District

The Natchez-Adams School District is one of the largest school systems in the Miss-Lou, representing a unique blend of diverse students. The District serves more than 3,000 students in 9 schools offering several specialized programs.  NASD is divided into elementary, middle, early college, and high school learning communities. With over 600 employees district-wide; NASD is the largest employer in the county.

The District's management team consists of a five-member Board of Education, a Superintendent and a Deputy Superintendent.  There are site-based teams in each of the 9 buildings. The District has several Booster Clubs and PTAs working to enhance student achievement and success. The graduation rate for the District exceeded the state, as well as the national graduation rates.

The District's elementary schools are Frazier Elementary School, McLaurin Elementary School, and West Elementary School. The elementary program is strongly committed to child-centered education and serves approximately 1800 k-5th-grade students.  Elementary class size averages are relatively small with a student to teacher ratio of approximately 20:1.

Morgantown Middle School and Robert Lewis Magnet School educate nearly 700 students in grades 6-8. The core academic program at the middle school level is enhanced by multi-disciplinary teaching, several computer labs, acceleration opportunities in mathematics and reading. There are several music programs, and sports teams for sixth, seventh and eighth-grade students.

Natchez Freshman Academy is the District’s 9th-grade school. The school is designed to foster a smooth transition from middle school to high school by providing 9th graders with their own campus.  The academy is designed to better acquaint students with the rigors of a high school curriculum and allow them supports as they mature. NFA offers a wide variety of elective classes: art, band, AFJROTC, general music, health, drug education, physical and safety education. Small class sizes ensure that students get the most out of their time at Freshman Academy.

Natchez High School serves approximately 650  students in grades 10-12.  The school offers AP courses in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies.  A full range of sports teams is available for male and female athletes.

Natchez Early College Academy @ Co-Lin provides students with the skills necessary to be career and college ready through accelerated learning. Natchez Early College @ Co-Lin is one of the first early college high schools in the state of Mississippi.  Students are selected through an application process with a goal of providing a nurturing environment for a diverse group of unique individuals who are motivated and committed to the challenge of earning a high school diploma and at least 31 transferable college credits. NEC has a 100% graduation rate. The school offers Robotics classes.

Fallin Career and Technology Center supports innovative CTE programs that prepare our students to succeed in their education and careers and poise them to flourish beyond high school. The program trains students for a career field where they will earn a living wage that offers advancement and lifelong learning opportunities.