Presbyterian Day School has been accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI) since 1980. PDS is also fully accredited, and in good standing, with a rating of Class AA by the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS).

The school’s academic excellence is exemplified by its students’ outstanding performance in scholastic and creative competitions, achievements in community and civic programs, and by achievement test scores that are consistently above the national average.