Tupelo Public School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 7,077 students in Tupelo Public School District. Tupelo Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Tupelo Public School District are Pierce Street Elementary School, Milam Elementary School and Rankin Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Tupelo Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameTupelo Public School District
School District Websitehttp://www.tupeloschools.com/
School District Phone Number(662) 841-8850
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MS)
# of Schools14 Schools1,067 Schools
# of Students7,077 Students480,606 Students
# of Teachers478 Teachers31,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1

District Comparison

Tupelo Public School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 150 school districts in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MS)
Overall Testing Rank
#23 out of 150 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tupelo Public   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tupelo Public   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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tupelo Public   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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tupelo Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MS by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.600.58
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,552 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students182 Students5,156 Students
% Asian Students
3%
1%
# of Hispanic Students424 Students17,921 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
4%
# of Black Students3,642 Students232,056 Students
% Black Students
51%
48%
# of White Students2,622 Students211,366 Students
% White Students
37%
44%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student306 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students203 Students10,249 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:2585,730
# of Students in Kindergarten:56136,253
# of Students in 1st Grade:53936,587
# of Students in 2nd Grade:50936,610
# of Students in 3rd Grade:55738,135
# of Students in 4th Grade:50239,071
# of Students in 5th Grade:52039,005
# of Students in 6th Grade:50235,974
# of Students in 7th Grade:48836,060
# of Students in 8th Grade:51535,800
# of Students in 9th Grade:48035,864
# of Students in 10th Grade:55934,503
# of Students in 11th Grade:49532,346
# of Students in 12th Grade:44031,047
# of Ungraded Students:1527,621

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,370 is higher than the state median of $10,773. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,653 is higher than the state median of $10,428. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MS)
Total Revenue$81 MM$22 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tupelo Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$83 MM$21 MM
This chart display total spending of Tupelo Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,370$10,773
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tupelo Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,653$10,428
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tupelo Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Tupelo Public School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Pierce Street Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1008 Pierce Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8940

    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Milam Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    720 West Jefferson
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8920

    Grades: 6 | 519 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Rankin Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1908 Forrest Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8950

    Grades: 3-5 | 428 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Lawhon Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    140 Lake Street
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8910

    Grades: 2-5 | 524 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Tupelo Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1009 Varsity Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 840-8780

    Grades: 7-8 | 1,018 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Lawndale Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1563 Mitchell Road
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8890

    Grades: 3-5 | 419 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Tupelo High School Math: 26% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4125 Golden Wave Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8970

    Grades: 9-12 | 2,012 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.910 North Green Street
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8870

    Grades: K-1 | 277 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.1402 N Green Street
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 840-5237

    Grades: PK | 291 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.1201 Joyner Avenue
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 841-8900

    Grades: K-2 | 401 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.628 Rutherford Road
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 844-6303

    Grades: K-2 | 459 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.520 S Thomas Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8960

    Grades: K-2 | 381 students
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Tupelo Alternative School Alternative School
    903 Fillmore Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8956

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #8-148.- 14.
    Tupelo Lee County Vocational Technical School Vocational School
    4125 Golden Wave Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8990

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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