School Profile

Enrollment: 1102 Students

Location: 1.8 miles off Hwy 15 on Sam T. Barkley Drive

Administrators:
Principal – Gwyn Russell
Assistant Principals – Dr. Christopher Hill and Wesley McCullough

School Colors: Maroon and White

School Mascot: Bullpup

Secure Facility

Doors are locked throughout entire school day;  Visitors report to main office where they enter office through secured entrance.
Playgrounds are enclosed and have gates.
Full-time School Resource Officer on campus

Features

  • Built and established in 2002
  • 54 classrooms
  • Physical Education Building
  • Pre-K/Early Childhood Program
  • ELL program
  • 21st Century Exploration Rotations:  Music, Physical Education, Media Center, STEAM, & Agriculture 
  • Separate playgrounds for PreK through 2nd and 3rd through 5th
  • 75 certified teachers
  • Professional/experienced administrators
  • State of the art technology
  • School Counselor, Lifecore Counselors, & Behavior Interventionist
  • EXCEL program
  • Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Summer School/Extended Year Program (Special Education Services)
  • A/AB Honor Roll
  • Perfect Attendance Recognization

Demographics

  • Located 25 miles from Tupelo, 35 miles from Oxford, and 75 miles from Memphis.
  • Union County – 26,113 residents
  • 83.3% white, 14.9% African American, 1.8 % other
  • New Albany – 8,330 residents
  • 64% white, 33% African American, 3% other
  • 10,124 households
  • 51.6% female – 48.4% male
  • Annual Household Income $28, 730
  • Unemployment rate of 4.5%