Average Teacher Salary in Mississippi

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Financial Data for Mississippi

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $1,608,319,306
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $488,539,886
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $132,128,942
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $5,112
  • Total current expenditures per student: $8,678

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $4,836
  • Federal revenue per student: $1,433

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $982,600,977
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $-1
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $33,859,303
  • Federal grants through state: $664,635,568

Mississippi School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Aberdeen School District 114 13 to 1
1100 West Commerce
Aberdeen, MS 39730
662-369-4682
Alcorn School District 261 14 to 1
Alcorn County Courthouse
Corinth, MS 38835
662-286-5591
Amite County School District 89 14 to 1
533 Maggie St
Liberty, MS 39645
601-657-4361
Amory School District 123 15 to 1
124 North Main St
Amory, MS 38821
662-256-5991
Attala County School District 95 12 to 1
100 Courthouse Suite 3
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-2801
Baldwyn School District 75 12 to 1
107 West Main St
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662-365-1000
Bay St. Louis Waveland School District 128 13 to 1
201 Carroll Ave
Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
228-467-6621
Benoit School District 22 13 to 1
1827 Hwy 1
Benoit, MS 38725
662-742-3287
Benton County School District 105 13 to 1
31 Main St
Ashland, MS 38603
662-224-6252
Biloxi Public School District 385 12 to 1
160 St Peters Ave
Biloxi, MS 39530
228-374-1810
Booneville School District 92 14 to 1
201 North First St
Booneville, MS 38829
662-728-2171
Brookhaven School District 204 15 to 1
326 East Couroute St
Brookhaven, MS 39601
601-833-6661
Calhoun County School District 155 17 to 1
119 West Main
Pittsboro, MS 38951
662-412-3152
Canton Public School District 196 17 to 1
403 East Lincoln St
Canton, MS 39046
601-859-4110
Carroll County School District 79 12 to 1
603 Lexington St
Carrollton, MS 38917
662-237-9276
Chickasaw County School District 38 16 to 1
501 Griffin Ave
Houlka, MS 38850
662-568-3333
Choctaw County School District 131 12 to 1
19 East Main St
Ackerman, MS 39735
662-285-4022
Claiborne County School District 104 17 to 1
404 Market St
Port Gibson, MS 39150
601-437-4232
Clarksdale Municipal School District 226 15 to 1
101 Mcguire Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-627-8500
Clay County School District 14 11 to 1
205 Couroute St
West Point, MS 39773
662-494-2915
Cleveland School District 246 14 to 1
305 Merritt Dr
Cleveland, MS 38732
601-843-3529
Clinton Public School District 271 18 to 1
203 Easthaven Dr
Clinton, MS 39056
601-924-7533
Coahoma County Agricultural High School 23 12 to 1
3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-624-9424
Coahoma County School District 119 13 to 1
1555 Lee Dr
Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-624-5448
Coffeeville School District 49 13 to 1
16849 Okahoma St
Coffeeville, MS 38922
662-675-8941
Columbia School District 119 16 to 1
613 Bryan Ave
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-2366
Columbus Municipal School District 315 14 to 1
2630 Mcarthur Dr
Columbus, MS 39705
662-241-7400
Copiah County School District 177 17 to 1
254 West Gallatin St
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
601-894-1341
Corinth School District 147 14 to 1
1204 North Harper Rd
Corinth, MS 38834
662-287-2425
Covington County Schools 232 14 to 1
1211 South Dogwood St
Collins, MS 39428
601-765-8247
Desoto County School District 1,723 18 to 1
Five East South St
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-5271
Drew School District 41 15 to 1
286 West Park Ave
Drew, MS 38737
662-745-6657
Durant Public School District 32 18 to 1
65 West Madison St
Durant, MS 39063
662-653-3175
East Jasper Consolidated School District 79 14 to 1
714 North Pine Ave
Heidelberg, MS 39439
601-787-3281
East Tallahatchie Consol School District 98 14 to 1
411 Chestnut St
Charleston, MS 38921
662-647-5524
Ellisville State School Administration 11 6 to 1
Hwy 11 South
Ellisville, MS 39437
601-477-5801
Enterprise School District 70 13 to 1
503 River Rd
Enterprise, MS 39330
601-659-7965
Forest Municipal School District 90 17 to 1
325 Cleveland St
Forest, MS 39074
601-469-3250
Forrest County Agricultural High School 41 14 to 1
215 Old Hwy 49 East
Brooklyn, MS 39425
601-582-4102
Forrest County School District 196 12 to 1
400 Forrest St
Hattiesburg, MS 39403
601-545-6055
Franklin County School District 123 12 to 1
41 First St
Meadville, MS 39653
601-384-2340
George County School District 266 16 to 1
5152 Main St
Lucedale, MS 39452
601-947-6993
Greene County School District 151 14 to 1
528 Oak St
Leakesville, MS 39451
601-394-2364
Greenville Public Schools 435 16 to 1
412 South Main St
Greenville, MS 38701
662-334-7000
Greenwood Public School District 211 14 to 1
401 Howard St
Greenwood, MS 38935
662-453-4231
Grenada School District 266 17 to 1
253 South Main St
Grenada, MS 38901
662-226-1606
Gulfport School District 391 14 to 1
2001 Pass Rd
Gulfport, MS 39501
228-865-4600
Hancock County School District 288 15 to 1
17304 Hwy 603
Kiln, MS 39556
228-255-0376
Harrison County School District 753 18 to 1
11072 Hwy 49
Gulfport, MS 39503
228-539-6500
Hattiesburg Public School District 332 14 to 1
301 Mamie St
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
601-582-5078
Hazlehurst City School District 97 16 to 1
119 Roberoute Mcdaniel Dr
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
601-894-1152
Hinds County Agricultural High School 19 11 to 1
34175 Hwy 18
Utica, MS 39175
601-857-3230
Hinds County School District 468 14 to 1
13192 Hwy 18
Raymond, MS 39154
601-857-5222
Hollandale School District 76 11 to 1
101 West Washington Ave
Hollandale, MS 38748
662-827-2276
Holly Springs School District 123 13 to 1
840 Hwy 178 East
Holly Springs, MS 38635
662-252-2183
Holmes County School District 186 18 to 1
313 Olive St
Lexington, MS 39095
662-834-2175
Houston School District 139 14 to 1
636 Starkville Rd
Houston, MS 38851
601-456-3332
Hudspeth Center Administration 10 4 to 1
Hwy 475 South
Whitfield, MS 39193
601-664-6310
Humphreys County School District 108 17 to 1
401 Fourth St
Belzoni, MS 39038
662-247-6000
Indianola School District 172 14 to 1
702 Hwy 82 East
Indianola, MS 38751
662-887-2654
Itawamba County School District 279 13 to 1
605 South South Cummings St
Fulton, MS 38843
662-862-2159
Jackson County School District 596 15 to 1
4700 Colonel Vickrey Rd
Vancleave, MS 39565
228-826-1757
Jackson Public School District 1,908 16 to 1
662 South President St
Jackson, MS 39225
601-960-8725
Jefferson County School District 105 14 to 1
942 Main St
Fayette, MS 39069
601-597-5047
Jefferson Davis County School District 121 15 to 1
1025 3rd St
Prentiss, MS 39474
601-792-4267
Jones County School District 541 15 to 1
5204 Hwy 11 North
Ellisville, MS 39437
601-649-5201
Kemper County School District 92 13 to 1
Main St
Dekalb, MS 39328
601-743-2657
Kosciusko School District 140 16 to 1
229 West Washington St
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-4771
Lafayette County School District 182 13 to 1
100 Commodore Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
662-234-3271
Lamar County School District 564 15 to 1
300 North St
Purvis, MS 39475
601-794-1030
Lauderdale County School District 435 15 to 1
410 Constitution Ave
Meridian, MS 39302
601-693-1683
Laurel School District 244 12 to 1
303 West 8th St
Laurel, MS 39440
601-649-6391
Lawrence County School District 178 13 to 1
346 Thomas East Jolly Dr
Monticello, MS 39654
601-587-2506
Leake County School District 221 15 to 1
123 Main St
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-4579
Lee County School District 465 15 to 1
1280 College View Dr
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-9144
Leflore County School District 185 15 to 1
1901 Hwy 82 West
Greenwood, MS 38930
662-453-8566
Leland School District 72 15 to 1
408 East Fourth St
Leland, MS 38756
662-686-5000
Lincoln County School District 185 17 to 1
233 East Monticello St
Brookhaven, MS 39602
601-835-0011
Long Beach School District 232 12 to 1
19148 Commission Rd
Long Beach, MS 39560
228-864-1146
Louisville Municipal School District 192 14 to 1
112 South Columbus Ave
Louisville, MS 39339
662-773-3411
Lowndes County School District 370 15 to 1
1053 Hwy 45 South
Columbus, MS 39701
662-244-5000
Lumberton Public School District 62 13 to 1
107 West Tenth Ave
Lumberton, MS 39455
601-796-2441
Madison County School District 739 16 to 1
117 Fourth St
Flora, MS 39071
601-879-3000
Magnolia Grove School 9 2 to 1
1401 College Dr
Meridian, MS 39304
601-481-2432
Marion County School District 185 13 to 1
600 Brd St
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-7193
Marshall County School District 201 16 to 1
158 East College Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
662-252-4271
Mccomb School District 213 13 to 1
695 Minnesota Ave
Mccomb, MS 39648
601-684-4661
Mdhs Division Of Youth Services 32 2 to 1
North State St
Jackson, MS 39205
601-359-4957
Meridian Public School District 466 14 to 1
1019 25th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
601-483-6271
Missisippi School For Math And Science 24 9 to 1
1100 College St Muw-1627
Columbus, MS 39701
662-329-7360
Missisippi School For The Arts 12 11 to 1
308 West Cherokee St
Brookhaven, MS 39601
601-823-1300
Missisippi School For The Blind 26 not available
1252 Eastover Dr
Jackson, MS 39211
601-984-8203
Missisippi School For The Deaf 26 5 to 1
1253 Eastover Dr
Jackson, MS 39211
601-984-8015
Mississippi State Hospital 1 38 to 1
Building 25
Whitfield, MS 39193
601-351-8024
Monroe County School District 177 13 to 1
1619 Hwy 25 North
Amory, MS 38821
662-257-2176
Montgomery County School District 28 16 to 1
618 Summit St
Winona, MS 38967
662-283-4533
Moss Point Separate School District 248 12 to 1
4924 Church St
Moss Point, MS 39563
228-474-1164
Mound Bayou Public School 43 14 to 1
301 Martin L. King
Mound Bayou, MS 38762
662-741-2555
Natchez-adams School District 292 14 to 1
10 Homochitto St
Natchez, MS 39121
601-445-2876
Neshoba County School District 199 16 to 1
401 Main And Beacon St
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601-656-3752
Nettleton School District 102 14 to 1
179 Mullen Ave
Nettleton, MS 38858
662-963-2151
New Albany Public Schools 162 14 to 1
301 Hwy 15 North
New Albany, MS 38652
662-534-1800
Newton County School District 128 15 to 1
15305 Hwy 15 South
Decatur, MS 39327
601-635-2317
Newton Municipal School District 87 12 to 1
205 School St
Newton, MS 39345
601-683-2451
North Bolivar School District 59 13 to 1
700 Lauderdale St
Shelby, MS 38774
662-398-4000
North Panola Schools 136 12 to 1
470 Hwy 51 North
Sardis, MS 38666
662-487-2305
North Pike School District 139 17 to 1
1036 Jaguar Trail
Summit, MS 39666
601-276-2216
North Tippah School District 91 15 to 1
24111 Hwy 15 North
Tiplersville, MS 38674
662-223-4384
Noxubee County School District 137 14 to 1
15867 Hwy 14 West
Macon, MS 39341
662-726-4527
Ocean Springs School District 355 15 to 1
2300 Government St
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
228-875-7706
Okolona Separate School District 59 12 to 1
503 West Main
Okolona, MS 38860
662-447-2353
Oktibbeha County School District 76 11 to 1
105 North Dr D. L. Conner Dr
Starkville, MS 39759
662-323-1472
Oxford School District 235 14 to 1
224 Bramlett Blvd
Oxford, MS 38655
662-234-3541
Pascagoula School District 554 13 to 1
1006 Communy Ave
Pascagoula, MS 39568
228-938-6491
Pass Christian Public School District 111 14 to 1
6303 West Wittman Rd
Pass Christian, MS 39571
228-255-6200
Pearl Public School District 256 15 to 1
3375 Hwy 80 East
Pearl, MS 39208
601-932-7916
Pearl River County School District 198 16 to 1
7441 Hwy 11
Carriere, MS 39426
601-798-7744
Perry County School District 103 13 to 1
105 Main St
New Augusta, MS 39462
601-964-3211
Petal School District 281 14 to 1
115 Hwy 42 East
Petal, MS 39465
601-545-3002
Philadelphia Public School District 90 13 to 1
248 Byrd Ave
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601-656-2672
Picayune School District 253 15 to 1
706 Goodyear Blvd
Picayune, MS 39466
601-798-3230
Pontotoc City Schools 167 14 to 1
140 Education Dr
Pontotoc, MS 38863
662-489-3336
Pontotoc County School District 237 14 to 1
285 Hwy 15 Bypass South
Pontotoc, MS 38863
601-489-3932
Poplarville Separate School District 149 15 to 1
302 South Julia St
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-795-8477
Prentiss County School District 193 12 to 1
105 North College St
Booneville, MS 38829
662-728-4911
Quitman County School District 105 13 to 1
Courthouse Annex Building
Marks, MS 38646
662-326-5451
Quitman School District 154 13 to 1
104 East Franklin St
Quitman, MS 39355
601-776-2186
Rankin County School District 1,274 14 to 1
1220 Applacee Park Placeace
Brandon, MS 39042
601-825-5590
Richton School District 53 14 to 1
701 Elm Ave
Richton, MS 39476
601-788-6581
Roger Amos Mcmurtry Administration 4 6 to 1
14426 James Bond Rd
Gulfport, MS 39503
228-328-6038
Scott County School District 236 16 to 1
100 East First St
Forest, MS 39074
601-469-3861
Senatobia Municipal School District 114 16 to 1
104 Mckie St
Senatobia, MS 38668
662-562-4897
Shaw School District 46 13 to 1
200 Jefferson Ave
Shaw, MS 38773
662-754-2611
Simpson County School District 282 15 to 1
111 Education Ln
Mendenhall, MS 39114
601-847-1562
Smith County School District 205 15 to 1
212 Sylvarena Ave
Raleigh, MS 39153
601-782-4296
South Delta School District 76 15 to 1
106 Athletic Dr
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
662-873-4302
South Panola School District 280 16 to 1
209 Boothe St
Batesville, MS 38606
662-563-9361
South Pike School District 132 15 to 1
250 West Bay St
Magnolia, MS 39652
601-783-3742
South Tippah School District 194 14 to 1
402 Greenlee Ave
Ripley, MS 38663
662-837-7156
Starkville School District 284 15 to 1
401 Greensboro St
Starkville, MS 39759
662-324-4050
Stone County School District 191 15 to 1
214 Critz St
Wiggins, MS 39577
601-928-7247
Stovall Sped Complex Administration 16 1 to 1
967 Regional Center Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
662-513-7739
Sunflower County School District 116 15 to 1
Courthouse-200 Main St
Indianola, MS 38751
662-887-4919
Tate County School District 173 18 to 1
107 Couroute St
Senatobia, MS 38668
662-562-5861
Tishomingo County Special Municipal Separate School District 225 15 to 1
1620 Paul Edmondson Dr
Iuka, MS 38852
662-423-3206
Tunica County School District 166 14 to 1
744 School St
Tunica, MS 38676
662-363-2811
Tupelo Public School District 559 13 to 1
72 South Green St
Tupelo, MS 38804
662-841-8850
Union County School District 175 15 to 1
250 Carter Ave
New Albany, MS 38652
662-534-1960
Union Public School District 59 15 to 1
417 South Decatur St
Union, MS 39365
601-774-9579
Vicksburg Warren School District 570 16 to 1
1500 Mission 66
Vicksburg, MS 39180
601-638-5122
Walthall County School District 160 16 to 1
814a Morse Ave
Tylertown, MS 39667
601-876-3401
Water Valley School District 92 14 to 1
544 Market St
Water Valley, MS 38965
662-473-1203
Wayne County School District 272 14 to 1
810 Chickasawhay St
Waynesboro, MS 39367
601-735-4871
Webster County School District 120 15 to 1
95 Clark Ave
Eupora, MS 39744
662-258-5921
West Bolivar School District 66 14 to 1
909 Hwy 8
Rosedale, MS 38769
662-759-3525
West Jasper Consolidated Schools 109 15 to 1
510 Hwy 18
Bay Springs, MS 39422
601-764-2280
West Point School District 210 16 to 1
429 Commerce St
West Point, MS 39773
662-494-4242
West Tallahatchie School District 67 14 to 1
1096 Friendship Rd
Webb, MS 38966
662-375-9291
Western Line School District 128 15 to 1
102 Maddox Rd
Avon, MS 38723
662-335-7186
Wilkinson County School District 98 14 to 1
488 Main St
Woodville, MS 39669
601-888-6085
Winona Separate School District 74 17 to 1
218 Fairground St
Winona, MS 38967
662-283-3731
Yazoo City Municipal School District 173 16 to 1
1133 Calhoun Ave
Yazoo City, MS 39194
662-746-2125
Yazoo County School District 117 15 to 1
119 West Jefferson St
Yazoo City, MS 39194
662-746-4672