Pilot Schools Announced for 2021-2022 JUMPSTART ACT Program

Jumpstart ACT Test Prep (Jumpstart), in partnership with the Office of Secondary Education at the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), is pleased to announce pilot school selections for the 2021-2022 school year.

This year’s selected cohort of public high schools will receive support, resources, and programmatic guidance to further improve their school’s English performance on the ACT.  Selected schools were randomly drawn by a third party from the remaining pool of applicants from last year’s application process.

The 39 selected schools (below) will receive supports for approximately 4,500 Mississippi juniors, and are encouraged to submit page 2 of the Jumpstart Grant Acceptance Application  by 12pm on May 21, 2021.

  1. Amory High School
  2. Bay Springs High School
  3. Belmont High School
  4. Callaway High School
  5. Charleston High School
  6. Choctaw County High School
  7. Enterprise Attendance Center
  8. Eupora High School
  9. Falkner High School
  10. Franklin County High School
  11. Gentry High School
  12. Greene County High School
  13. Hernando High School
  14. Independence High School
  15. Lafayette High School
  16. Lake High School
  17. Louisville High School
  18. Lumberton High School
  19. Mt. Olive Attendance High School
  20. Nanih Waiya Attendance Center
  21. New Hope High School
  22. Netwon High School
  23. Northeast Jones High School
  24. Noxubee County High School
  25. O’Bannon High School
  26. Oak Grove High School
  27. Pearl River Central High School
  28. Philadelphia High School
  29. Picayune Memorial High School
  30. Pontotoc High School
  31. Purvis High School
  32. Raleigh High School
  33. Scott Central High School
  34. Sebastopol Attendance Center
  35. Seminary Attendance Center
  36. South Panola High School
  37. Thomas E. Edwards High School
  38. Tremont Attendance Center
  39. West Bolivar High School

Additional information can be found on the attached flyer or at the website


If you have any questions for Jumpstart, please contact Sha Walker at sha@jumpstarttestprep.com.  If you have any questions for the MDE, please contact Dr. Marla Davis at mdavis@mdek12.org.