Average Teacher Salary in Columbia School District

The average teacher salary in Columbia School District is $36,772.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $19,100 $14,120 $14,720 $15,720 $20,320 $31,020
Kindergarten $41,030 $20,800 $35,490 $42,410 $48,630 $55,540
Elementary $41,440 $23,200 $34,900 $40,720 $49,670 $58,710
Middle school $40,350 $31,170 $34,650 $39,050 $46,190 $53,240
High school $41,940 $28,690 $35,180 $41,160 $49,340 $57,670

How to Become a Teacher in Columbia School District

To learn how to become a teacher in the Columbia School District, read our how to become a teacher in Mississippi article. For average salary information, read our average teacher salary in Mississippi article.

General Facts

  • Staff: 288
  • Full time teachers: 119
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 48
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 56
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 7
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 38
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,839

Financial Statistics for Columbia School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,185,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,378,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,400,000
  • Total revenue: $15,963,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $8,534,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $8,711,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,670,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $15,477,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $3,491,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $852,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $222,000

Information on Schools within Columbia School District

Elementary Schools within the Columbia School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbia Elementary School
401 Mary St
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-2362
  • Total: 286
  • 4th grade: 143
  • 5th grade: 143
17 to 1 17 4th Grade 5th Grade
Columbia Primary School
501 Dale St
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-2216
  • Total: 626
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 143
  • 2nd grade: 143
  • 3rd grade: 155
16 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade

Middle Schools within the Columbia School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson Middle School
611 Owens St
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-2786
  • Total: 423
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 151
  • 8th grade: 130
14 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Columbia School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbia High School
1009 Brd St
Columbia, MS 39429
601-736-5334
  • Total: 504
  • 9th grade: 135
  • 10th grade: 138
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade: 114
16 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,255
  • Median family income: $30,732
  • Median male income: $23,481
  • Median female income: $11,760
  • Median income of a renter: $15,707
  • Median income of a home owner: $27,827
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,135 595 495 340 175

Information for Nearby School Districts