Tupelo High School
|Tupelo High School|
|4125 Golden Wave Drive
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
|School district||Tupelo Public School District|
|Faculty||103.1 (on FTE basis)|
|Grades||9 to 12|
|Student to teacher ratio||18.6|
|Color(s)||Blue and Gold|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Website||Tupelo High School|
Tupelo High School is the only public high school in Tupelo, Mississippi. The campus consists of fourteen buildings, including a Performing Arts Center, separate buildings for social studies, English, math, sciences, and fine arts as well there is also a self-contained grade-9 building. The current student population of the school is about 1,995. As of 2014-2015, it is the largest enrolled public high school in the state of Mississippi. The class of 2015 consisted of 438 graduates. The school offers a curriculum containing 160 Carnegie units, 24 of which are Advanced Placement.
- Adam Grace, musician
- John Dye, actor
- Jarious Jackson, professional football player
- Chris Stratton, professional baseball player
- Mikky Ekko, singer-songwriter
- Chad Bumphis, professional football player
- Alex Carrington, professional football player 
- Tan White, professional basketball player
- Tamika Whitmore,retired professional basketball player
- Rae Sremmurd, hip-hop duo
Students attend class from 7:45 A.M. until 3:20 P.M. Monday through Friday. A normal school day consists of four period block with a twenty-minute lunch period. Students are allowed five minutes between each ninety-minute period to change classes.
The school has many extracurricular activities including band, sports, fine arts, and many clubs.
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