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School board approves $92 million budget for Tupelo schools

The school board for the Tupelo Public School District unanimously approved a $92,443,198 budget for the current school year.

Posted: Aug. 8, 2018 3:40 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - The school board for the Tupelo Public School District unanimously approved a $92,443,198 budget for the current school year.

TPSD Director of Communications Gregg Ellis says the biggest expenditure is salary and benefits, which accounts for $39,135,913 or 45.97 percent.

The second largest part of the budget is operations at $13,558,442 or 25.9 percent.

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