Welcome from the Head of School

Thank you for visiting our website. Canton Academy is located in one of the most populated regions of our state, and we are proud of our ability to continue offer a small school atmosphere in a Christ-centered environment. Our classrooms are filled with passionate educators who invest their specific talents into every child…every day. As an alumnus, I know firsthand the positive impact our school offers. CA students are challenged, guided, and prepared to pursue their dreams after graduation. 

Our mission statement is, “With a bold vision for the future Canton Academy exists to nurture hearts and challenge minds in a Christian environment”, However this is not just our mission statement: it is a commitment by our faculty and staff to work diligently to equip our students with the values and knowledge needed for a successful future.

CA Forever,

Tripp McCarty
Head of School

Class of 1995
Canton Academy

Our Mission

With a bold vision for the future, Canton Academy exists to nurture hearts and challenge minds in a Christian environment.

Philosophy for Quality Education

The philosophy of Canton Academy is based on Christian principles and academic excellence. We believe that each student should have an opportunity to reach their maximum potential. It is our responsibility to provide students with varied learning experiences so that they may grow intellectually, socially, morally, and physically. The school shares with the home, church, and community the responsibility of providing each individual with the opportunity to make their best contribution to the society in which they live.

Canton Academy is accredited by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Accreditation Commission.