Award Year: 2020

Popps Ferry Elementary School

364 Nelson Road
Biloxi, MS, 39531-2230

(228) 436-5135

Dr. Todd Boucher, Principal at time of Nomination

Dr. Vivian Malone, Current Principal

Title I School

Biloxi Public School District

School Website


Prepare students for life by developing a genuine love for learning coupled with a commitment and dedication to graduate from high school with their peers.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 35%
  • White: 38%
  • Hispanic: 16%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Two or more races: 9%
Dr. Boucher shares a moment with our student safety program

Dr. Boucher shares a moment with our student safety program

Popp's Ferry Elementary School is a public school in Biloxi, MS. and serves a population of 500 students. Our curriculum is based upon the Mississippi College and Career Standards. As an A-rated elementary school, our faculty and staff is committed to our district motto, "Excellence from all; For all!" All staff have a commitment to create a bond with students and families.

Teachers utilize data from diagnostic testing to drive instruction. Our students receive instruction in all the standard disciplines, as well as the extra-curricular disciplines of art, music, computer technology, and physical education.

The principal, faculty, and staff are also committed to creating a safe learning environment by implementing the Be safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible, expectations of Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS). Popps Ferry Elementary prides itself in preparing our students for the future and creating a positive learning environments where all learners are successful!