Tupelo Middle School

  • Tupelo Middle School serves 1,018 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tupelo Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Mississippi for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Tupelo Middle School's student population of 1,018 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students1,018 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tupelo Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 825 schools in Mississippi (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Tupelo Middle School is 0.60, which is more 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)
Overall Testing Rank#206 out of 825 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
43%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
4%
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Black
51%
48%
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White
38%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.600.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
69%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
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

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