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Educational Opportunities for Children

Organizing children’s schedules through day cares, preschools, schools, after-school programs, and summer camps can seem like putting together a puzzle and hoping all the pieces fit into place. The University of Mississippi offers child care resources and educational opportunities, as well as a tuition benefit for children of full-time, benefit-eligible faculty and staff.

Willie Price Lab School provides preschool experiences for children who are 3 or 4 years of age by Sept. 1 of the enrollment year.

University of Mississippi Museum Mini Masters

University of Mississippi Museum Art Zone

University of Mississippi Museum Summer Camps

Ole Miss Sports Camps

Ole Miss Youth Camps and Prograns for Children in Grades 1-12

Rebel Quest is a day camp designed for first- through sixth-graders who want to keep their brain and body active during fall, spring, and summer school breaks.

University of Mississippi Office of Pre-College Programs

Tuition Benefit for Children of Faculty and Staff

Children of the Staff Scholarship Fund

Oxford Community

The Oxford community has public and private schools as well as day cares, after-school programs, and summer camps.  We have attempted to highlight a few of these resources; however, we do not endorse or recommend any of these entities. We also do not guarantee the quality of any services provided by these entities. This is simply a listing of resources to consider.

Public Schools

Oxford School District

Bramlett Elementary School serves prekindergarten, kindergarten students, and some first-grade students.

Oxford Elementary School serves first- and second-grade students.

Della Davidson Elementary School serves third- and fourth-grade students.

Oxford Intermediate School serves fifth- and sixth-grade students.

Oxford Middle School serves seventh- and eighth-grade students.

Oxford High School serves students in grades nine through 12.

Oxford Learning Center helps students whose needs are better served in an alternative academic setting.

Lafayette School District

Lafayette Lower Elementary School serves students in prekindergarten through second grade.

Lafayette Upper Elementary School serves third, fourth, and fifth-grade students.

Lafayette Middle School serves grades six through eight.

Lafayette High School serves grades nine through 12.

Private Schools

Magnolia Montessori School serves children from infancy to 12 years old.

Oxford University School serves pre-k through eighth grade.

Regents School of Oxford serves pre-k through 12th grade.

Oxford Christian Academy serves pre-k through 12th grade.

Day Care Facilities

An updated list of licensed day care facilities can be found at the Mississippi State Department of Health.

After-school Programs

In addition to after-school programs offered at schools and day care facilities listed above, the Boys and Girls Club of North Mississippi and Team Ra Martial Arts  provide after-school options.

Mothers Morning Out Programs

Oxford Moms and Tots maintains a list of current MMO programs.