Located in Building 255, Suite 239, the School Liaison serves as the primary link between schools, Commanders, and military parents pertaining to K-12 educational issues. The job of the School Liaison involves informing and linking military families to the resources and information needed to maximize the educational opportunities to ensure academic success for all military children.

Naval Air Station Meridian School Liaison K-12 & Post-Secondary Information and Resources

REGION: Commander, Navy Region Southeast (CNRSE)        INSTALLATION: Naval Air Station Meridian


CNRSE SLO Quarterly Newsletter


Navy Child & Youth Programs

Child and Youth Program E-Library



Child Development Center

NAS Meridian




School Age Care

NAS Meridian



Child and Youth Programs




Military Installations

Military Installations Website

Your official DoD source for installation and state resources available to active duty, guard and reserve service and family members.

Naval Air Station Meridian, Mississippi



Special Needs Support

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Coordinator, located in the Naval Branch Health Clinic Meridian.  Phone:  (601) 679-2217

Exceptional Family Member Program: Supports military families with special medical and educational needs   

Department of Defense EFMP Policy

Mississippi Department of Education



Local School Districts

Lauderdale County School District

301 46th Court
Meridian, MS 39305

Phone: 601-693-1683

Clarkdale Elementary School

Clarkdale Middle School

Clarkdale High School

Northeast Elementary School 

Northeast Middle School

Northeast High School

Southeast Lauderdale Elementary

Southeast Lauderdale Middle  

Southeast Lauderdale High

West Lauderdale Elementary

West Lauderdale Middle School

West Lauderdale High School

Registration Requirements   



Meridian Public School District

1019 25th Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301

Phone:  601-482-6271

Carver Middle School

Crestwood Elementary School

Magnolia Middle School

Meridian High School

Northwest Middle School

Oakland Heights Elementary

Parkview Elementary School

Poplar Springs Elementary School

Ross Collins Career & Technical Center

T.J. Harris Lower Elementary School 

T.J. Harris Upper Elementary School

West Hills Elementary School



Other Districts & Private Schools

Community Christian School 

Kemper County School District

Lamar School 

Russell Christian Academy

St. Patrick School  



K-12 Student Resources

Military OneSource: K-12 & College  

National Center for Education Statistics  

Student Online Achievement Resources

Tutor.com (FREE; LIVE TUTORS; 24/7) 



Transition Support

The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children  

Military Youth on the Move  

Military Child Education Coalition  

Meridian, MS Visitor’s Guide

Mississippi’s Official State Website



CYP In/Out Process



Youth Sponsors

NAS Meridian Youth Sponsorship is conducted through the area school MFLC's in conjunction with the Student2Student clubs. New students are invited to orientation meetings throughout the school year and during the summer months on base. MFLC's may be reached by calling 601-490-4918 or 601-490-3360.



Post-Secondary/College Resources

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

College Affordability and Transparency Center 

Federal Student Aid: Preparing for College, Applying for Aid, and more 



Home School Resources

Certificate of Enrollment:  Must file by September 15th annually in MS

Student Attendance Office (located at Harris Upper Elementary School)

3951 12th Street
Meridian, MS 39307

Phone: (601) 482-9836 or 9825

MS Home School Policy

Military OneSource: Home Schooling

Home School Legal Defense Association



Relocation Information

Fleet and Family Support Center
NAS Meridian
405 Rosenbaum Avenue
Meridian, MS 39309

Phone: 601-679-2360 DSN: 637-2360

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Relocation Services Office is located at the Fleet Family Service Center in Building 405. Relocation assistance services offered by FFSC include: Welcome Aboard packets & seminars, New Spouse Orientation, Plan My Move assistance, and more. If you need help with your move to NAS Meridian, contact the Customer Service Desk (formerly PSD, 601-679-2889), Personal Property (601-679-2622), or the Fleet Family Support Center (FFSC, 601-679-2360).

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Educational Partnership

Non-DoD Schools Program (NDSP)

NDSP provides support and funding for the education of authorized command-sponsored dependents of military members and Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees assigned to overseas areas where no DoDEA school is available within the commuting area. At these locations, DoDEA supports a variety of options for your children ranging from home school programs to public or private schools.



NAS Meridian Housing & Lodging

Balfour Beatty Communities              

The Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children  


Installation Partners

4-H Club Military Partnerships

Boys and Girls Clubs of America



For a more comprehensive listing of K-12 & College resources, see the SLO Parent Handbook.

NAS Meridian MWR

Navy MWR