School Details

Tupelo Middle School

Traditional Public School

1009 Varsity Drive

Tupelo, MS 38801

662-840-8780

Overview

Tupelo Middle School serves 1104 students in grades 7-8. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $8,211.

Grades

7

8

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$8,211/Child

Demographics

Tupelo Middle School serves 1104 students. This high-poverty school body is 29.62% White and 55.43% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 75
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 74%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 3
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 1,104

By Grade:

  •       7: 538
  •       8: 545
  •       Other: 21

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       Asian-American: 3%
  •       African-American: 55%
  •       Hispanic: 8%
  •       White: 30%
  •       Two or More: 4%

District

Teachers
Total: 500
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 81%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 23
Experienced: 95%

Students
Total Enrollment: 7,005

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 235
  •       Special Pre-K: 22
  •       K: 551
  •       Special Elementary: 54
  •       1: 514
  •       2: 508
  •       3: 498
  •       4: 523
  •       5: 492
  •       6: 564
  •       7: 538
  •       8: 545
  •       9: 497
  •       10: 519
  •       11: 500
  •       12: 391
  •       Special Secondary: 44
  •       Other: 10

Community

Lee County

Total Population: 85,436

  •       Males: 40,792
  •       Females: 44,644

Growth: 3.05%
Number of Households: 32,086
Median Income: $57,936

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 27,633 29,459 57,092 -2%
Black or African American 12,077 14,037 26,114 14%
Asian-American 384 443 827 53%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 12 15 27 17%
Native American and Alaska Native 117 121 238 38%
Hispanic American 1,278 1,056 2,334 17%
Two or more races 569 569 1,138 27%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 46.7%
English Proficiency: 40.8%
Science Proficiency: 58.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 981
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 1,472
  • Expulsions: <5
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Tupelo Middle School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $8,211.

Total

Per-student Spending: $8,211

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $7,703

Federal

Per-student Spending: $294

Overall Rating

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