|Tunica, Mississippi, (Tunica County)
|Type||Private School, high school|
|Number of students||234 (2014)|
|Team name||Blue Devils|
Tunica Academy is an accredited member of the Mississippi Private School Association.
The school was originally established by white parents in 1964 by the name Tunica Institute of Learning as a segregation academy in response to the court ordered desegregation of Tunica public schools. The first class to graduate was the class of 1970.
- "Tunica town, Mississippi." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on March 2, 2011.
- "Welcome to Tunica Academy." Tunica Academy. Retrieved on March 2, 2011. "584 Academy Drive — Tunica, MS 38676"
- "History of Tunica Academy". TunicaAcademy.com. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
- Herbert, Bob (16 May 1999). "In America; Haunted by Segregation". New York Times. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
- "Tunica Academy". Retrieved 3 August 2016.
- Harlan, Chico (11 July 2015). "An opportunity gamed away For a county in the Deep South that reaped millions from casino business, poverty is still its spin of the wheel". Washington Post. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
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