Ripley Middle School

Ripley Middle School serves 572 students in grades 5 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
Ripley Middle School operates within the South Tippah School District.

School Overview

The student population of 572 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 572 students
Ripley Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ripley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Ripley Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Ripley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Ripley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
10%
3%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
27%
49%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
58%
45%
Ripley Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
5%
1%
Ripley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.58 0.31
Ripley Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
65%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

South Tippah School District's student population of 2,877 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,862 in this district is less than the state average of $9,638. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $7,759 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,877 2,273
South Tippah   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $22 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $21 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,862 $9,638
South Tippah   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $7,759 $9,666
South Tippah   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Ripley High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blue Mountain (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RipleyRipley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 502 students
    0 miles
    720 South Clayton St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7583
    09-12502
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 820 students
    0.8 miles
    702 West Terry St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7203
    0.8PK-4820
  • RipleyNorth South Tippah Vocational Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 10-12
    2.6 miles
    2560 Cr 501
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-9798
    2.610-12n/a
  • Blue MountainBlue Mountain
    Grades: PK-12 | 396 students
    6.4 miles
    408 West Mill St
    Blue MountainMS 38610
    (662)685-4706
    6.4PK-12396
  • FalknerFalkner High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 265 students
    7.5 miles
    220771 Hwy 15
    FalknerMS 38629
    (662)837-7892
    7.57-12265

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