Phone: 919-965-2555 ext


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Psychology Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education 6-9 Math, ELA, Social Studies K-12 SPED

Ms. Tinkia T. Ruffin

Hello, I am Ms. Ruffin! I am a North Carolina native, originally from Wilson County. I am a veteran teacher with more than 20 years of classroom experience. I am currently teaching 8th grade math here at SMS! I have previously taught English Language Arts and Social Studies as well. I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Elizabeth State University in 1999. I obtained my Master of Arts in Middle Grades Education from Gardner Webb University in 2012. 

  • 2022-2023  Schedule

    7:55-8:00      Homeroom

    8:02-8:42      WIN A

    8:45-9:25      WIN B

    9:27-10:23    Block 1

    10:25-11:51  Block 2

    11:15-11:40   Lunch

    11:53-12:49   Block 3

    12:51-1:47    Block 4

    1:49-3:05      Block 5/Electives


  • What are we learning this week?

     Students are learning to convert repeating decimals to fractions.


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JCPS Announcements

  • JCPS to implement state-of-the-art security systems

    At the November Regular Session Board of Education meeting, the Board voted unanimously to improve safety and security in Johnston County Public Schools by implementing state-of-the-art security systems in each of the district’s schools.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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