Tupelo Christian Preparatory School

Tel: (662)844-8604
  • 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.

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 Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students515 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 15%
Students by GradeTupelo Christian Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
45%
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,
Average ACT score23
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code, not school unifroms)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesOther fees: Application, Registration, Testing, Building usage
% on Financial Aid
6%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,500
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorBrian Benscoter

Sports

Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
Cross CountryFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Beta Club, High School Student Council, Junior Beta Club, Junior Civitan Club, Junior High Student Council, Leadership Trek, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Praise Team, Scholars Bowl Beta Club, Praise Team, Scholars Bowl, High School Student Council,
Junior Beta Club,
Junior Civitan Club,
Junior High Student Council,
Leadership Trek,
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 420 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 56: 1 Headmaster, 1 Principal, 1 Athletic Director, 2 Guidance Counselors, 1 Director of Technology, 1 Librarian, 3 Clerical Support Staff, 3 Lunchroom staff, 3 aid and care providers, and 39 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 – 6 th) 8:00 am – 2:55 p.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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