About Peeples

  • Peeples Middle School is one of 12 middle schools in the Jackson Public School District. The school serves students in grades 6-8.


    At Peeples Middle School, we strive to create a community of leaders and life-long learners who are prepared for high school and equipped to succeed in a global society. 


    Peeples Middle School, with the support of all stakeholders, will provide each scholar with a quality education in a safe, clean, positive, and supportive environment. 


    Providing Excellence in Education, and Producing Leaders Equipped to Succeed


    • Increase academic proficiency and growth in all academic areas by 15%.
    • Decrease discipline by 25%.
    • Increase average daily attendance from 89.6% to 95%.
    • Increase parental and community involvement.

    2018-2019 Positive Behavior and Intervention System (PBIS)

    Peeples Middle School H.O.R.N.E.T.S. are:

    Helpful, Organized, Responsible, Noble, Enthusiatic, Trustworthy, and Scholarly!


    School Colors:

    Black and Gold



    Student Uniforms:

    Students may wear these colors as part of the school uniform: khaki and navy bottoms, skirts, and dresses. Additionally, 6th-grade students will wear white tops/shirts, 7th-grade students will wear gold tops/shirts; and 8th-grade students will wear black tops/shirts. Students will have the option of wearing school t-shirts and jeans only on announced Fridays. Notification will be provided in advance for these special days. 


    Merit Health

    Specialty Partners: 

    Youth Solutions, Sure Secuity, and Terry Road Tire and Alignment

    Special Programs

    English Language Learners

    The goal of the ELL program is to ensure students’ English language development, language proficiency and academic success. The ELL program serves students whose primary language is not English in grades Pre-K through 12. Sample is one of five district schools that offers English as a Second Language (ESL) courses through this program.

    21st Century

    The 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) is a school-based center that keeps children safe during times when they are not in school. These centers provide academic enrichment, homework tutors, and cultural, developmental, and recreational opportunities. Students also receive afternoon snacks and transportation home.

Contact Us

  • Peeples Middle School

    Dr. Spurgeon Banyard, Principal


    2940 Belvedere Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212


    (601) 346-5660

    Bell Schedule

    8:00 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.


    Faculty/Staff Directory

Last Modified on January 22, 2019