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14 Schools


S.T.E.M.

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

 

 

 


Activities

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  • After-School Clubs
  • Intramurals
  • Service Learning Projects
  • Senior Culmination Project
  • Move-to-Learn

Students

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  • 6909 students
  • 11 languages spoken
  • Graduation rate: 88%
  • Over 50% of our students are on Honor Roll
  • Over 200 ACT Scholars
  • 22 Advanced Placement offerings
  • Middle College

 

 


Athletics

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  • Winner of the 2017 Clarion Ledger’s All-Sports Award
  • 26 State Championships
  • 7 Facility Upgrades
  • Student Athlete GPA: 3.3
  • 24 Varsity Sports
  • 8 Junior Varsity Sports
  • Multiple Intramurals
  • 60 coaches

 

 
 


Our Community

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  • Partnership with Parks and Recreation
  • Farm 2 School program: Growing Healthy Waves
  • Partnership with North Miss Medical Center: Employee Clinics & Wellness Center, Project SEARCH
  • Over $3 million in classroom grants ($83,000 in 2018-19) from Association of Excellence in Education
  • $93,000 in local student scholarships
  • Over $500,000 in services and funds through Toyota Wellspring Educational Fund
  • Toyota USA National  (to assist in Project Lead the Way funding)
  • Over $1 million in grants through E.R. & Leona B. Carpenter Foundation

Our Team

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

 

 


The Arts

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  • Arts Integration in PreK - 8th grades
  • MS Arts Commission Model School
  • Award-winning fine and performing arts programs
  • The Kennedy Center National Semi-Finalist
  • Carnegie Hall Link Up Partner
  • 2017 MS Alliance for Arts Education Award
  • 2017 Arts Educator of the Year
  • Governor's Award for Excellence in Arts Education
 


Our Facilities

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  • Newest and largest gym in the state
  • First and only Security/Safety Command Center in the state
  • Energy-saving upgrades
  • 40 new school buses
  • Thousands of new digital devices
  • Security upgrades on each campus
  • On-campus safe shelters