Tupelo Christian Preparatory School

  • Since 1988, Tupelo Christian Preparatory School has been leading students, in partnership with Christian families, to know Christ and make Him known through rigorous academics, challenging athletics, stimulating arts and servant-hood activities.
  • TCPS is dedicated to the glory of God and is founded on the belief that God is the source of all truth as revealed in the Person of Jesus Christ.
  • All areas of learning (spiritual, academic, physical, and social) are taught from the biblically-based belief that truth is revealed in the Word of God. The Bible has prime significance in all subject areas.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Christian Schools International (CSI)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students605 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Tupelo Christian Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses8 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Calculus, AP English Composition, AP English Literature, AP US History, Dual Credit Bible, Dual Credit Health, Dual Credit Psychology, Dual Credit U.S. History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(School uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesOther fees: Application, Registration, Building Tuition depends on the student's grade level.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBrandy Wilcox


Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsArchery, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingArcheryBaseball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.High School Student Council, Junior Beta Club, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society

School Notes

  • 1) Tupelo Christian Preparatory (TCPS) is a faith-based school and is accredited through the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancedEd. We have approximately 615 students that represent over 8 different denominations and over 74 different churches. 2) We are a private Christian school and are not funded by the State of Mississippi. Our funding comes from tuition and fees, as well as private donors. 3) Our class sizes are small. An average of 15 students per class is the norm. 4) Hot lunches begin on the first day of school. 5) We presently have a staff of 67: 1 Headmaster, 2 Principals, 1 Athletic Director, 2 Guidance Counselors, 1 Director of Marketing 1 Director of Technology, 1 Librarian, 6 Clerical Support Staff, 5 Lunchroom staff, 4 aid and care providers, and 43 Teachers. Our teachers are Born-again, degreed, and certified. 6) We have a PTF (Parent /Teacher Fellowship). This organized group of parents works in cooperation with teachers to better the school through prayer, fund-raising, and volunteer work. 7) Our school hours are: Elementary (Full-day Kindergarten 5th) 8:00 am 2:45p.m.; Secondary (7 th 11 th) 7:45 a.m. 3:05 p.m.; Monday Friday. 8) We have a dress code that emphasizes modesty 9) Tuition is: Grade 1 grade 7: $5,800; Grade 8: $5,900; Grades 9th-12th $6,180. (see tuition schedule for the fees and tuition for half-day PK4 K) 10) Organized sports are available. We offer a full range of sports soccer, football, basketball, swimming, cross-country, baseball, softball, tennis,golfing, bowling, track, and cheerleading. We hope this information has answered all your questions. If you would like further information, please call (662.844.8604) or come by the TCPS office located at 5440 Endville Road, Belden 38826.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tupelo
    Grades: K-12 | 82 students
    6.6 miles
    830 Shumacola Trl
    Tupelo, MS 38801
    (662) 842-4005
    6.6 K-12
  • Tupelo
    Grades: PK-12 | 61 students
    8.2 miles
    1801 E Main St
    Tupelo, MS 38804
    (662) 791-7731
    8.2 PK-12
  • Amory
    Grades: PK-12 | 98 students
    28.2 miles
    60035 County Barn Rd
    Amory, MS 38821
    (662) 256-5024
    28.2 PK-12
  • Flowood
    Grades: 6-12 | 851 students
    160.3 miles
    3100 Lakeland Drive
    Flowood, MS 39232
    (601) 939-8611
    160.3 6-12

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