Ripley Middle School

  • Ripley Middle School serves 570 students in grades 5-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MS average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Ripley Middle School operates within the South Tippah School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 5-8
Total Students 570 students
Ripley Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ripley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Ripley Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ripley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.59 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 15:1 16:1
Ripley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Ripley Middle School Asian Students (1996-2013)
Hispanic
10%
3%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
27%
49%
Ripley Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
57%
46%
Ripley Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ripley Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
1%
Ripley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.59 0.55
Ripley Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
62%
67%
Ripley Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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 (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Tippah School District's student population of 2,869 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $7,912 in this district is less than the state average of $9,526. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,257 is less than the state average of $9,407. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name South Tippah School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 2,869 2,139
South Tippah School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $23 MM $20 MM
South Tippah School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $24 MM $20 MM
South Tippah School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,912 $9,526
South Tippah School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,257 $9,407
South Tippah School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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