Tupelo Public School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 7,005 students in Tupelo Public School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
Public Schools in Tupelo Public School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 41% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tupelo Public School Dist School District are Pierce Street Elementary School, Rankin Elementary School and Lawhon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tupelo Public School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Tupelo Public School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Mississippi for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tupelo Public School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MS)
# Schools
14 Schools
1,050 Schools
# Students
7,005 Students
444,731 Students
# Teachers
515 Teachers
31,493 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Tupelo Public School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 144 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MS)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 146 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.61
0.59
# American Indian Students
1 Student
3,062 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
171 Students
5,079 Students
% Asian Students
2%
1%
# Hispanic Students
473 Students
19,443 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
4%
# Black Students
3,646 Students
211,217 Students
% Black Students
52%
48%
# White Students
2,368 Students
190,886 Students
% White Students
34%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
287 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
345 Students
14,757 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
235
6,013
# Students in K Grade:
551
30,770
# Students in 1st Grade:
514
32,570
# Students in 2nd Grade:
508
32,465
# Students in 3rd Grade:
498
32,408
# Students in 4th Grade:
523
33,815
# Students in 5th Grade:
492
31,823
# Students in 6th Grade:
564
35,604
# Students in 7th Grade:
538
37,079
# Students in 8th Grade:
545
37,162
# Students in 9th Grade:
497
34,756
# Students in 10th Grade:
519
33,410
# Students in 11th Grade:
500
31,384
# Students in 12th Grade:
391
28,607
# Ungraded Students:
130
6,865

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,373 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,444. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,178 is higher than the state median of $11,775. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$80 MM
$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$85 MM
$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,373
$12,444
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,178
$11,775
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tupelo Public School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Tupelo Public School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Pierce Street Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1008 Pierce Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8940
Grades: 3-6
| 356 students
Rank: #22.
Rankin Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1908 Forrest Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8950
Grades: 3-5
| 361 students
Rank: #33.
Lawhon Elementary School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
140 Lake Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 841-8910
Grades: 2-5
| 497 students
Rank: #44.
Lawndale Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1563 Mitchell Road
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8890
Grades: 3-5
| 429 students
Rank: #55.
Milam Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
720 West Jefferson
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 841-8920
Grades: 6
| 579 students
Rank: #66.
Tupelo Middle School
Math: 61% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1009 Varsity Drive
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 840-8780
Grades: 7-8
| 1,104 students
Rank: #77.
Tupelo High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4125 Golden Wave Drive
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,937 students
Rank: n/an/a
910 North Green Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 841-8870
Grades: K-1
| 287 students
Rank: n/an/a
1402 N Green Street
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 840-5237
Grades: PK
| 257 students
Rank: n/an/a
1201 Joyner Avenue
Tupelo, MS 38804
(662) 841-8900
Grades: K-2
| 401 students
Rank: n/an/a
628 Rutherford Road
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 844-6303
Grades: K-2
| 377 students
Rank: n/an/a
520 S Thomas Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8960
Grades: K-2
| 420 students
Rank: n/an/a
Tupelo Alternative School
Alternative School
903 Fillmore Drive
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8956
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Tupelo Lee Co Voc Tech School
Vocational School
4125 Golden Wave Drive
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 841-8990
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tupelo Public School Dist School District
  • 72 South Green Street, Tupelo, MS, 38804
  • (662) 841-8850
  • tupeloschools.com
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,005 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in MS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 49% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MS Dept. of Education

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