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Education provides opportunities to improve the quality of intellectual, social, economic and personal well-being. Harrison County has a vast array of educational opportunities that are offered to all ages, in all areas of interest.

A wide range of studies, degrees and continuing education programs are available through the following facilities:

University of Southern Mississippi – Gulf Park campus

William Carey University

Tulane University School of Continuing Studies

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Virginia College Gulf Coast

Center for Higher Learning at NASA

There are five public school districts within Harrison County.  Biloxi, Gulfport, Long Beach and Pass Christian each have their own school district.  The Harrison County School District serves students in the City of DÌ“Iberville and rural areas.  Harrison County also offers numerous private school options.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) works in partnership with 15 high schools in South Mississippi to offer a variety of core courses that students will need to take in college, no matter their major.

MGCCC offeres 11 courses to high school seniors, at their school location, as dual credit. With dual-credit courses, students are able to receive both high school and college credit.

MGCCC also offers a Dual Enrollment program that allows outstanding high school juniors and seniors to take college courses on an MGCCC campus. The college offers a variety of afternoon, evening, weekend and online courses that will will allow students to explore their career interests and set goals for their educational future.


Public School Education in Harrison County

Biloxi Public School District – www.biloxischools.net

Elementary                                                                      Other
  • Gorenflo Elementary School
  • Jeff Davis Elementary School
  • North Bay Elementary School
  • Popp’s Ferry Elementary School
  • Little Teepee Child Development Center
  • Lopez Alternative School
  • Excel by 5 Learning Center
Middle School High School
  • Biloxi Junior High School (6-8)
  • Biloxi High School (9-12)
Gulfport School District – www.gulfportschools.org
  • Anniston Elementary School
  • Bayou View Elementary School   
  • Central Elementary School
  • Gaston Point Elementary School
  • Pass Road Elementary School
  • Twenty-Eighth Street Elementary School
  • West Elementary School
Middle School High School
  • Bayou View Middle School
  • Gulfport Central Middle School
  • Gulfport High School – 9th Grade
  • Gulfport High School – (10-12)
  • Career and Technical Center
  • The Learning Center
  • High School GED Program “The Blue School"
Long Beach School District – www.lbsdk12.com
  • Harper McCaughan Elementary School
  • W. J. Quarles Elementary School
  • Thomas L. Reeves Elementary School
Middle School High School
  • Long Beach Middle School
  • Long Beach High School
Pass Christian School District – www.pc.k12.ms.us
Elementary                                                                                    Other
  • Delisle Elementary School
  • Pass Christian Elementary School                                                     
  • USM Gulf Coast Center for Child Development
Middle School High School
  • Pass Christian Middle School
  • Pass Christian High School
Harrison County School District – www.harrison.k12.ms.us
  • Bel-Aire Elementary School                                    
  • Crossroads Elementary School
  • D’Iberville Elementary School
  • Harrison Central Elementary School
  • Lizana Elementary School
  • Lyman Elementary Schhol
  • North Woolmarket Elementary & Middle School
  • Orange Grove Elementary School
  • Pineville Elementary School
  • River Oaks Elementary School
  • Saucier Elementary School
  • Three Rivers Elementary School
  • West Wortham Elementary & Middle School
  • Woolmarket Elementary School
Middle High School
  • D’Iberville Middle School
  • North Gulfport 7th Grade
  • North Gulfport 8th Grade
  • North Woolmarket Elementary & Middle School
  • West Wortham Elementary & Middle School
  • D’Iberville High School
  • Harrison Central High School
  • Harrison County Career & Technical Center
  • West Harrison High School
  • Harrison County Alternative School
  • Harrison County Child Development Center

Private School Education in Harrison County

St. Patrick Catholic High School named to the Catholic High School Honor Roll’s Top 50 Catholic schools in the country based on academic excellence, Catholic identity and civic education

Name Grades City Website
Cedar Lake Christian Academy PK-12 Biloxi www.clcalions.net
Hope Academy Pre-K2-12 Biloxi www.hopeacademyfg.org
Nativity B.V.M. Elementary School PK-6 Biloxi www.nativitybvm.org
Our Lady of Fatima Elementary School PK-6 Biloxi www.fatima-biloxi.com
St.Patrick High School 7-12 Biloxi www.stpatrickhighschool.net
St. James Elementary School PK-6 Gulfport www.stjamesgulfport.com
Coast Episcopal PK-6 Long Beach www.coastepiscopalschool.org
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Elementary School PK-6 Long Beach www.svdpcatholicschool.org

Harrison County News

May 4, 2017 : Harrison County Development Commission Hosts Economic Development Symposium

August 9, 2016 : Seemann Composites, Inc. Expanding In Gulfport


HCDC Accomplishments

Long Beach Developers Packet

Business Testimonials

Gary Chouest, CEO
Edison Chouest Offhsore

“As we have already learned in the operation of our Gulf Ship facility, the Gulfport region will provide us access to a quality workforce. We appreciate the cooperation and support of the local officials who are providing a business friendly environment to grow our company.”

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