Tupelo High School



Tupelo High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tupelo High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 515
10 532
11 502
12 474
UG 72

Tupelo High School is a public high school of the Tupelo Public School District located in Tupelo, MS. It has 2,095 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tupelo High School is the 1st largest public high school in Mississippi and the 1,245th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 2,095
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 117.02

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Tupelo High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,050
(50%)
1,581
(49%)
 Male 1,045
(50%)
1,641
(51%)

Tupelo High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,022
(49%)
1,576
(49%)
 White 957
(46%)
1,461
(45%)
 Hispanic 61
(3%)
90
(3%)
 Asian 48
(2%)
75
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(0%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Tupelo High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,044
(50%)
1,501
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 931
(44%)
1,519
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 120
(6%)
202
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tupelo High School is ranked 7th out of 0 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tupelo High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.2%) is lower than the state average of 67.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Tupelo High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1921
2006 1981
2007 1950
2008 1998
2009 1975
2010 2125
2011 2142
2012 2095

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.6
2006 19.1
2007 18.4
2008 17.9
2009 20.4
2010 19.4
2011 19.1
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36491410723581
2006 0.37910146390712
2007 0.41076923076923
2008 0.46996996996997
2009 0.49164556962025
2010 0.50729411764706
2011 0.50840336134454
2012 0.50167064439141

Compare Tupelo High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,420.1% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 50.2%
 
State Average 67.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Tupelo High School
Tupelo, MS
Public 09 - 12 2,095 17.9:1  
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Private PK - 11 78 11:1 3 miles
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