Thomas Street Elementary School

520 S Thomas Street
Tupelo, MS 38801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thomas Street Elementary School serves 381 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thomas Street Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

Thomas Street Elementary School's student population of 381 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Thomas Street Elementary School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
4%
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Black
56%
48%
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White
34%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.570.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTupelo Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Street Elementary School is Tupelo High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tupelo Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rankin Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tupelo Rankin Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 428 students
    0.8 miles
    1908 Forrest Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8950
    0.8 3-5 428
  • Tupelo Parkway Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 459 students
    1.0 miles
    628 Rutherford Road
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 844-6303
    1 K-2 459
  • Tupelo Tupelo Alternative School Alternative School

    1.1 miles
    903 Fillmore Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8956
    1.1 n/a n/a
  • Tupelo Pierce Street Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 348 students
    1.3 miles
    1008 Pierce Street
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 841-8940
    1.3 3-5 348
  • Tupelo Tupelo Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,018 student
    1.3 miles
    1009 Varsity Drive
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 840-8780
    1.3 7-8 1,018

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