Ripley Middle School

718 South Clayton St

Ripley, MS 38663-2506

Grades: 5-8

588 students

Ripley Middle School serves 588 students in grades 5-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the MS average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 588 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 588 students
Ripley Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ripley Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ripley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 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 18:1 16:1
Ripley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
10%
3%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
27%
50%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
59%
45%
Ripley Middle School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Ripley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.57 0.31
Ripley Middle School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
60%
64%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
7%
8%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,812 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,823 is less than the state average of $9,999. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,755 is higher than the state average of $9,596. The district spending/student has grown by 53% over four years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,812 2,147
South Tippah   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $21 MM $21 MM
South Tippah   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $26 MM $20 MM
South Tippah   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,823 $9,999
South Tippah   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,755 $9,596
South Tippah   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • RipleyRipley High School
    720 South Clayton St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7583
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 479 students                      
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    702 West Terry St
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-7203
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-4 | 823 students                      
  • RipleyNorth South Tippah Vocational Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2560 Cr 501
    RipleyMS 38663
    (662)837-9798
    Vocational School

    2.6 mi | Gr. 10-12 | n/a students                      
  • Blue MountainBlue Mountain High School
    408 West Mill St
    Blue MountainMS 38610
    (662)685-4706
    6.4 mi | Gr. PK-12 | 353 students                      
  • FalknerFalkner High School
    220771 Hwy 15
    FalknerMS 38629
    (662)837-7892
    7.5 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 251 students                      

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