East Rankin Academy

   School Profile


P.O. Box 509
Hwy 43 South
Pelahatchie, MS  39145


East Rankin is an independent, co-educational day school which offers a college-preparatory curriculum with a Christian perspective. The student body of nearly 700 students in grades K3-12 is diverse, representing various racial, ethnic, and economic groups. East Rankin is fully accredited by MAIS and AdvancED and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).


Our mission is to train each child spiritually, academically, physically, and socially with the help of a college-preparatory curriculum, extracurricular activities, and the united efforts of parents and teachers under the leadership of God as found in the Old Testament and New Testament of God's Holy Word.

ACT All East Rankin graduates take the ACT



East Rankin

(All graduates)

East Rankin Honors Track(Top Third of Class - Score Range)
 2005-200621.118.8 23.85 28.75 (25-32) 
 2006-200721.218.9 22.21 28.60 +(25-36)** 
 2007-200821.118.9 22.94 28.71 +(25-35*) 
 2008-200921.118.9 21.80 28.80 (25-32)


+National Merit Recognition

*Graduates within Top 5 ACT Score in MAIS

**Graduates with highest ACT in the State and MAIS


Grading Scale

A90-100= 4 points
B80-89= 3 points
C70-79= 2 points
F69 and below= 0 points

Minimum Requirements for Graduation - 24.5

 English5 units 
 Mathematics5 units 
 Science5 units 
 Social Science4 units 
 Foreign Language1 unit 
 Computer Applications1 unit 
 Bible1 unit 
 Fine Arts1 unit 
 Electives1 unit 


Honors courses are regularly offered to qualified students in English I, II, III, and IV, Algebra I and II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, World History, American History, Biology, Advanced Biology, Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology, Physics, Spanish I and II. Qualified seniors are eligible to earn 18 hours of college credit in Composition I and II, Algebra, Trigonometry, Psychology, and Speech in Dual Credit courses offered through Hinds Community College.