Average Teacher Salary in Tupelo Public School District

The average teacher salary in Tupelo Public School District is $37,512.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,820 $14,620 $15,960 $20,370 $29,460 $34,510
Kindergarten $40,080 $31,110 $35,480 $39,870 $46,600 $52,370
Elementary $40,870 $31,960 $35,130 $39,640 $46,390 $52,590
Middle school $41,710 $31,070 $35,750 $41,170 $48,650 $56,120
High school $42,080 $31,000 $35,200 $41,010 $49,130 $57,150

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,154
  • Full time teachers: 559
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 143
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 245
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 47
  • Pre-K Teachers: 14
  • High School Teachers: 167
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,319

Financial Statistics for Tupelo Public School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $30,540,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $30,679,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,987,000
  • Total revenue: $68,206,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $36,500,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,264,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,374,000
  • Expenditures per student: $4,000
  • Total expenditures: $63,658,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $17,051,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,710,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,113,000

Information on Schools within Tupelo Public School District

Elementary Schools within the Tupelo Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carver Elementary School
910 North Green St
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8870
  • Total: 353
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 62
14 to 1 26 4th Grade 6th Grade
Church Street Elementary School
445 North Church St
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8880
  • Total: 280
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 61
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Early Childhood Education Center
1402 North Green St
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-840-5237
  • Total: 267
  • Pre-k: 174
  • Kindergarten: 55
12 to 1 23 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Joyner Elementary School
1201 Joyner Ave
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8900
  • Total: 334
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 89
12 to 1 28 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Lawhon Elementary School
140 Lake St
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8910
  • Total: 370
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 92
11 to 1 34 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Lawndale Elementary School
1563 Mitchell Rd
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-841-8890
  • Total: 612
  • 4th grade: 199
  • 5th grade: 184
  • 6th grade: 220
16 to 1 38 4th Grade 6th Grade
Milam Elementary School
720 West Jefferson
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8920
  • Total: 605
  • 4th grade: 201
  • 5th grade: 208
  • 6th grade: 187
14 to 1 42 4th Grade 6th Grade
Parkway Elementary School
628 Rutherford Rd
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-844-6303
  • Total: 372
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 101
12 to 1 31 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Pierce Street Elementary School
1008 Pierce St
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-841-8940
  • Total: 316
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 87
12 to 1 27 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Rankin Elementary School
1908 Forrest St
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-841-8950
  • Total: 330
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 79
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Thomas Street Elementary School
520 South Thomas St
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-841-8960
  • Total: 359
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 91
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 3rd Grade

Middle Schools within the Tupelo Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Tupelo Middle School
1009 Varsity
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-840-8780
  • Total: 1,123
  • 7th grade: 553
  • 8th grade: 537
12 to 1 95 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Tupelo Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Tupelo High School
4125 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801
662-841-8970
  • Total: 1,998
  • 9th grade: 584
  • 10th grade: 515
  • 11th grade: 431
  • 12th grade: 434
18 to 1 112 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,149
  • Median family income: $46,829
  • Median male income: $28,356
  • Median female income: $17,185
  • Median income of a renter: $24,463
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,902
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,585 2,120 2,460 2,600 1,295