Sylva-Bay Academy is located at the intersection of State Highways 18 and 531. Nestled on 56 acres, the campus consists of a main classroom building with a computer lab and library, a separate kindergarten wing, an independent cafeteria, gym, field house and football stadium, and a spacious baseball and softball complex.
Sylva-Bay is a member of the Mississippi Private School Association with a Class A Accreditation. Sylva-Bay has three levels of Kindergarten (K3, K4, K5) in addition to Grades 1 through 12. Enrollment is open to all students regardless of race, creed, or national origins. Currently, our enrollment is 325 students K3 through 12th grade.
Most of the students who attend Sylva-Bay Academy come from surrounding communities in Jasper, Smith and Jones counties. Sylva-Bay serves students from the local communities of Bay Springs, Raleigh, Louin, Montrose, Rose Hill, Homewood, Heidelberg, Pineville, Sylvarena, Taylorsville, Soso, Stringer, and Laurel. Bus route service is provided to the Taylorsville and Sylvarena areas for a monthly fee.
Sylva-Bay Academy strives to enhance our academics environment to promote excellence in education to such a level that parents, patrons, and community leaders will be excited to invest their time and resources, In addition to academics, Sylva-Bay Academy hopes to reflect an environment of integrity, respect, and encouragement so that all students may realize their potential for growth in meeting their personal goals.
Sylva-Bay Academy's mission is to provide an educational enviroment in which each student's God-given potential is fully molded and enhanced in all area of development, therefore yeilding citizens whose aims and productivity will be conducive to our ever-changing society.
Our philosophy is centered on the following thoughts:
A student is the most important person in any school.
A student is not an interruption of our work. He or she is the purpose of our work.
A student is not just a statistic. He or she is a flesh and blood human being with feelings and emotions like ourselves.
A student is one who comes to us with needs and/or wants. It is our job to fulfill them.
A student is deserving of the most courteous and attentive treatment that we can provide.
A student is the lifeblood of this and every other school.
Also, we provide an afterschool care program from 3:00 to 5:30 for all registered students. Please call for details (601) 764-2157.
Office Hours 7:20a.m. - 3:15 p.m.