Brandon High School

Home of the Bulldogs


Welcome to Brandon High School, home of the Bulldogs and a school that has the distinction of having the highest-level Accredited awarded by the Mississippi Department of Education.  We are excited about the new challenges we face, and the opportunities we will be given to enhance the lives of students at Brandon High School.   At Brandon High School we strive to provide the BEST for every student.

School Level “A” Accreditation by the Mississippi Department of Education
District Level “A” Accreditation by the Mississippi Department of Education
8th Largest School in Mississippi - 1,579 Students
BHS Class of 2016 Scholarship totals - 7.2 Million
Rankin County Scholarship totals - 43 Million
Caring and supportive staff and clerical - 171
Highly Qualified teachers - 107        
Administrators  -  7
Counselors -  4

Advanced Placement Courses
AP Art
AP Chemistry
AP English III
AP English IV
AP Government
AP US History

Dual Credit Courses
DC American Lit I
DC American Lit II
DC Art Appreciation
DC Calculus
DC Algebra
DC Trigonometry
DC English Comp I
DC English Comp II
DC General Biology I
DC General Biology II
DC Intermediate Algebra
DC Music Appreciation
DC Public Speaking
DC Western Civilization I
DC Western Civilization II

Career Technical Academies
Health Science
Agricultural Science
Culinary Arts
Child Care
News Production
Computer Science for 2017
Teacher Academy for 2017
News Media and Productions 2017

ACT Scores
Average ACT score for the senior class is 20.2
78% of or Senior Class score 17 or above on the ACT
43% of our seniors scored 21 or above on the ACT
These ACT scores allow our seniors the opportunity for scholarship surrounding 2 and 4-year universities, colleges and vocational centers


  • 26 Athletic Competition Teams
  • 24 out of the 26 teams are All Academic Teams for 2016
  • 18 Clubs and organizations
  • JROTC  - Community Service projects with BHS and Blair E. Batson; Competitive squads for Drill, Rifle, Physical Fitness, and Survival Skills
  • Bass Club - 2016 State Champions and National Qualifiers
  • Thespians - 2016 State Champions
  • Brio - State Recognized Show Choir             
  • Band - All Superior
  • Winter Guard - All Superior
  • Indoor Percussion - All Superior
  • Academic Team - 2017 National Competition Qualifiers
  • Dance Team - Three time State Champions
  • Cheer Squad - Two Time State Champions
  • Visual Arts - BHS Dog House for school apparel: Pottery, Art, Photography
  • Tech Team- Student centered group for 1:1 initiative: Technology Technicians
  • DECA - Multiple State and National recognitions/awards

Semi-Merit Finalist
Megan Walker
Thomas Morgan

Portico Magazine: Top 25 seniors that can change the world - Kobie Hughes & Kaylynn Buskirk

Legion Of Valor: Zack Beasley

30+ ACT Scores
Griffin Adcock  
Christine Anderson  
Jonathon Bailey  
Graham Barnes  
Zach Beasley  
Fred Braatz
Caty Brown  
Trey Dilly  
Billy Duncan  
Trevor Galicki  
Kennedy Guest  
Gracie Holbrooks  
Gage Ladner  
Alexis Lowe  
Savannah Lowe  
Thomas Morgan  
Anna Grace Rogers  
Zachary Savoie  
Scott Shannon  
Megan Walker  
Anna Grace Welch  
Amber Whitehead   



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