Tupelo school information

IndexTupeloMississippiNational
Average Test Scores45%28%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:116:116:1
Total public schools1589379,221
Total private schools520624,874
Total post-secondary schools1687,963
The Tupelo, MS educational system consists of 15 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Tupelo public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 60% higher than than the Mississippi average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tupelo public schools is 14:1, compared to 16:1 in Mississippi and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 29.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tupelo are 10% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Tupelo.
  • 82.3% of people in Tupelo have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Tupelo have completed high school.
  • 29.6% of people in Tupelo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tupelo

IndexTupeloMississippiNational
Completed 8th grade82.3%78.6%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%76.7%83.0%
Completed some college61.6%52.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.0%29.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.6%21.0%30.3%
Completed masters10.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.5%2.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Tupelo (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Blue Springs, MS25549%1%
Mooreville, MS77248%3%
Guntown, MS2,50947%5%
Mantachie, MS1,43938%23%
Saltillo, MS4,98830%38%
Tupelo, MS38,85645%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pacifica, CA38,84454%10%
Mableton, GA38,83924%51%
Marumsco, VA38,81570%43%
Huber Heights, OH38,79566%34%
Hallandale Beach, FL38,95135%29%
Tupelo, MS38,85645%10%
Source: The Tupelo, MS education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.