Tupelo Public School District

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Special Education

The Tupelo Public School District's Department of Special Education is committed to providing accessibility to all needed programs and facilities to ensure a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for approximately 1,089 students with disabilities currently identified within the district. The district is involved in on-going formal activities to identify, locate and evaluate all children from birth through 21 years of age who are suspected of having a disability and who may be in need of special education and/or related services. The district currently has 70 highly qualified special education teachers, 32 special education assistants, and 3 interpreters for the deaf located at 17 different sites. The goal of Tupelo Public School District's Department of Special Education is to be a service-oriented department that provides specialized programs to meet the unique needs of students with disabilities.

Website Accessibility

The Tupelo Public School District is committed to making our content accessible to all members of the public, including those with disabilities. This includes parents, students, employees and all others associated with our district. If this applies to you, and would like to provide feedback or report a concern, please contact Mary Ann Plasencia at 662-620-6196.

Contact Us

Genevieve McAlpin
Director of Special Education


903 Fillmore Drive
Tupelo, MS 38801

(662) 841-8855

(662) 840-4666