Stone County School District

  • Number of accredited public schools: 4
  • Elementary schools: 2
  • Middle school: 1
  • High school: 1


Superintendent of Education

214 Critz Street

Stone County School Board


Perkinston Elementary School

Grades K-5 

40 2nd Street , Perkinston

Stone Elementary School

Grades K-5 

1652 Central Avenue East

Stone Middle School

Grades 6-8 

532 Central Avenue East

Stone High School

Grades 9-12 

400 Border Avenue East



Higher Education

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
University of Southern Mississippi
William Carey University
Other Colleges and Universities within a 100 mile radius of Stone County


Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

MGCCC Mississippi Gulf Coast community College serves South Mississippi with eight convenient locations, including three comprehensive campuses. Its mission statement: to make a positive difference in people’s lives every day.

Offering a mix of university-parallel programs, career and technical programs, workforce development, and lifelong-learning courses, MGCCC meets the needs of a diverse community.

MGCCC: Four campuses; main campus is in Perkinston, 5 miles south of Wiggins

MGCCC - Perkinston Campus

Contact Information:

PO Box 548
Perkinston, MS 39573
Director of Admissions Telephone:

The University of Southern Mississippi

Main Campus: Hattiesburg, MS, 37 miles north of Wiggins

Nationally Recognized Programs: Polymer Science, Chemistry, School of Fine Arts, Business Administration, Computer Science and Nursing.

USM has the nation’s largest ROTC program

The University of Southern MississippiDegrees Offered:

Doctorate Degrees: 20

Specialist’s Degrees: 15

Master’s Degrees: 56

Sports: Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Tennis, Track and Field, Swimming, Diving, Cross Country, Women’s Basketball and Women’s Softball.

Conference: USA

Contact Information:

The University of Southern Mississippi
Office of Admissions
Box 5166
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5166


William Carey University

William Carey CollegeLocated in Hattiesburg, 35 miles north of Wiggins

Coeducational and denominational.

Liberal Arts: School of Arts and Science, the School of Music, the School of Nursing, the School of Business, the Division of Continuing Education, and the Graduate Division.

Graduate Programs: Master’s Degree in Music Education, Church Music, Education and Counseling Psychology

Specialist Program: Specialist in Education Degree.

Sports: Baseball, Men’s and Women’s Softball, Men’s and Women’s soccer. Conference: Gulf Coast Athletic

Contact information:

William Carey University
498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

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