Tupelo High School

  • Tupelo High School serves 2,010 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 48% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Tupelo High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Mississippi state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Tupelo High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Mississippi for:

School Overview

  • Tupelo High School's student population of 2,010 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,010 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tupelo High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 840 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tupelo High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
33%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
4%
3%
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Black
49%
49%
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White
45%
45%
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Two or more races
n/a
1%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Tupelo High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.560.31
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTupelo Public School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

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