Ripley Middle School

718 South Clayton St,

Ripley, MS, 38663-2506

Tel: (662)837-7959
Grades: 5-8

585 students

Ripley Middle School serves 585 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% 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.

Overview

The student population of 585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 585 students
Ripley Middle School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ripley Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1989-2012)
Students by Grade Ripley Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Ripley Middle School Asian (1996-1999)
Hispanic
9%
3%
Ripley Middle School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
25%
50%
Ripley Middle School Black (1989-2012)
White
61%
45%
Ripley Middle School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley Middle School Sch Ethnicity Ripley Middle School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.56 0.55
Ripley Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
59%
64%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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%
8%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,759 students has grown by 429% over five years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,759 2,287
South Tippah   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $21 MM
South Tippah   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $40,378 $9,999
South Tippah   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $50,345 $9,596
South Tippah   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ripley High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Blue Mountain High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Ripley Ripley High School
    720 South Clayton St
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-7583
    0  mi  |  486  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Ripley Ripley Elementary School
    702 West Terry St
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-7203
    0.8  mi  |  820  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Ripley North South Tippah Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2560 Cr 501
    Ripley , MS , 38663
    (662)837-9798
    Vocational School
    2.6  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  10-12
  • Blue Mountain Blue Mountain High School
    408 West Mill St
    Blue Mountain , MS , 38610
    (662)685-4706
    6.4  mi  |  311  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Falkner Falkner High School
    20350 Hwy 15 North
    Falkner , MS , 38629
    (662)837-7892
    7.5  mi  |  246  students  |  Gr.  7-12

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