The Superintendent of Education is located across from the historic Benton County Courthouse, just off the town square in Ashland, MS. Normal business hours are 7:30 A. M. to 4:00 P. M. The office closes for lunch daily from 11:00 A. M. to 11:30 A. M. Please note: our office follows the school calendar, and is closed for most school holidays. Summer hours may be abbreviated, but will be posted at the office.
***SPRING BREAK EXTENDED***
DUE TO THE INCREASED NUMBER OF CONFIRMED COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) CASES IN MISSISSIPPI, GOVERNOR TATE REEVES HAS ISSUED A STATEMENT REQUESTING THAT ALL SCHOOLS REMAIN CLOSED FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 16, 2020.
ALL BENTON COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL EXTEND SPRING BREAK UNTIL MARCH 23, 2020. WE WILL CONTINUE TO MONITOR COMMUNICATION FROM THE GOVERNOR'S OFFICE AND OTHER AGENCIES, AND WE WILL PROVIDE FURTHER UPDATES AS INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
"Equipping, Empowering and Educating our Students for What Lies Ahead"