Primary and Secondary Education

Greenwood and Leflore County are home to a variety of primary and secondary education providers. Families can choose from a variety of schools based on their individual needs.

Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District

The Greenwood Leflore Consolidated School District is a public school district serving Greenwood and Leflore County. It includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, three high schools, and a career and technical education center.

Leflore Legacy Academy

Leflore Legacy Academy is a public charter middle school serving approximately 240 students in grades 6-8. Its college-preparatory curriculum is grounded in project-based learning and personalized instruction customized to meet individual needs. 

Pillow Academy

Pillow Academy is a private school in Greenwood. It occupies a 58-acre campus and educates students from kindergarten through high school. Ninety-nine percent of students who graduate from Pillow Academy enter college. Pillow Academy enrolls around 800 students per year.

Delta Streets Academy

Delta Streets Academy is a private Christian academy that aims to equip young men by providing Christ-centered, disciplined education. Delta Streets promotes the highest academic achievement, a Biblical worldview, a competitive athletic environment, and character development.

Leflore Christian School

Leflore Christian School is a private Christian school that prepares individualized education plans for its students in grades K-12. These plans provide important information for parents, students, and school staff and address each student's academic needs.

Community Colleges

Greenwood is home to one satellite community college location within a short drive of two additional community college campuses. 

Mississippi Delta Community College

Mississippi Delta Community College, with its main campus in Moorhead and a satellite location in Greenwood, serves over 3,000 students across the Mississippi Delta. MDCC provides 2-year and technical degrees in a variety of programs. MDCC's Capps Technology Center is home to the Workforce Education Division of MDCC and is strategically located at the center of the seven-county service area. The Capps Center serves as a local forum and promotes regional economic development for the region. The Capps Center’s main objective is to focus on the training, education, and skills improvement needs of businesses and industries to support economic growth and development.

Holmes Community College

Holmes Community College is a two-year public institution with a satellite location in nearby Grenada. It offers a range of degree and certificate courses through campus-based and distance education programs.


Leflore County is home to four-year Mississippi Valley State University and is within a short drive of nearby Delta State University.

Mississippi Valley State University

Mississippi Valley State University is a four-year HBCU located within Leflore County. MVSU offers academic studies in business administration, criminal justice, education, engineering technology, fine arts, mass communication, social sciences, and social work, among others. MVSU's most notable alumnus is professional football player Jerry Rice.

Delta State University

Delta State University is a regional public four-year university located 40 miles from Greenwood. Delta State features the following academic units: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Aviation, the College of Education and Human Sciences, and the School of Nursing.