Sylva-Bay Academy is located at the intersection of Mississippi State Highways 18 and 531. Nestled on 56 acres, the campus consists of a main classroom building with a computer lab, library, a modern science lab, a separate kindergarten wing, an independent cafeteria, gym, field house and football stadium, and a spacious baseball and softball complex. SBA has a long range building plan which will allow further additions to our campus.
Founded in 1972, Sylva-Bay is a well established learning facility and is a member of the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools with a Class A Accreditation. Sylva-Bay has three levels of Kindergarten (K3, K4, K5) in addition to Grades 1 through 12. We offer an optional half-day program for students in K3 and K4 for reduced tuition and fees. Enrollment is open to all students regardless of race, creed, or national origins.
Most of the students who attend Sylva-Bay Academy come from surrounding communities in Jasper, Smith and Jones counties. Sylva-Bay serves students from the local communities of Bay Springs, Raleigh, Louin, Montrose, Rose Hill, Homewood, Heidelberg, Pineville, Sylvarena, Taylorsville, Soso, Stringer, and Laurel.