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Fast Facts About Our District

13 Schools


S.T.E.M.

  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Math in PreK -8th grades
  • Career awareness opportunities
  • FOSS science kits in K-5th grades
  • Robotics & Coding offerings
  • One-to-one devices for 2nd-12th grades
  • Multiple learning platforms
  • Hybrid & blended learning

Students

  • 6900 students
  • 18 languages spoken
  • Graduation rate: 88%
  • Over 50% of our students are on Honor Roll
  • Over 200 ACT Scholars
  • 22 Advanced Placement offerings


Athletics

  • Winner of the 2017 Clarion Ledger’s All-Sports Award
  • 25 State Championships
  • 7 Facility Upgrades
  • Student Athlete GPA: 3.5
  • 24 Varsity Sports
  • 8 Junior Varsity Sports
  • Multiple Intramurals


Our Community

  • Partnership with Parks and Recreation
  • Farm2 School program: Growing Healthy Waves
  • Over $3 million in classroom grants from Association of Excellence in Education
  • $93,000 in local student scholarships
  • Over $500,000 in services and funds through Toyota Wellspring Educational Fund
  • Over $1 million in grants through E.R. & Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

Our Team

  • 1017 employees
  • 53% of educators hold advanced degrees
  • TPSD Teacher Leadership Academy


The Arts

  • Arts Integration in PreK - 8th grades
  • MS Arts Commission Model School
  • Strong high school fine and performing arts program
  • The Kennedy Center National Semi-Finalist
  • Carnegie Hall Link Up Partner
  • 2017 MS Alliance for Arts Education Award
  • 2017 Arts Educator of the Year


Our Facilities

  • $44 million bond issue passed for facility improvements
  • Classroom additions at ECEC & TMS
  • Energy-saving upgrades
  • 40 new school buses
  • Thousands of new digital devices
  • Security upgrades on each campus
  • Construction of on-campus safe shelters