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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Tupelo High School is a highly rated, public school located in Tupelo, MS. It has 1,931 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 44% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
44%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1170
40 responses
Average ACT
25
342 responses
AP Enrollment
34%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B+
Median Household Income
$50,694
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$790
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$145,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
65%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
58%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 54 responses
  • Formal
    30%
  • Prom
    22%
  • Woodstock
    20%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Toga
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,931
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 34 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 34 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 34 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$44,921
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.8%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 43 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 43 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 43 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,790 / year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 51 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 51 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 51 responses

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