Education is a priority among residents of Poplarville. Excellent educational opportunities for all
ages from kindergarten through sophomore level of college are available.
Poplarville School District
“Home of the
The Poplarville Public School District is an example of
performance across the state and nation.
PHS was recently awarded by U.S. News and World Reports bronze medal and
ranked as one of the nation’s highest performing schools. Poplarville Public School District is made up
Pearl River Community College
“Home of the Wildcats”
Poplarville is home to Pearl River Community College, the
oldest community college in the state of Mississippi. Founded in 1909, the college boasts a
distinguished history. CNN Money
recently ranked Pearl River among the country’s top 20 in providing students a
solid academic foundation on which to build continued education.
Pearl River has received a series of recognitions such as:
- Top 150 asked to apply for 2015 for the
Aspen Prize of Academic Excellence
- Create a Career website ranks Pearl River as the 23 best
community college nationally
- BestSchools.org website lists PRCC as 28th best
in the country