Average Teacher Salary in Columbus Municipal School District

The average teacher salary in Columbus Municipal School District is $37,512.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,820 $14,620 $15,960 $20,370 $29,460 $34,510
Kindergarten $40,080 $31,110 $35,480 $39,870 $46,600 $52,370
Elementary $40,870 $31,960 $35,130 $39,640 $46,390 $52,590
Middle school $41,710 $31,070 $35,750 $41,170 $48,650 $56,120
High school $42,080 $31,000 $35,200 $41,010 $49,130 $57,150

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General Facts

  • Staff: 722
  • Full time teachers: 315
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 78
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 124
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 18
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 139
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,425

Financial Statistics for Columbus Municipal School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $12,520,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $21,392,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,348,000
  • Total revenue: $41,260,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $21,762,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,469,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,326,000
  • Expenditures per student: $4,000
  • Total expenditures: $38,804,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,557,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,083,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Columbus Municipal School District

Elementary Schools within the Columbus Municipal School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cook Elementary School
2217 North Seventh St
Columbus, MS 39705
662-241-7180
  • Total: 626
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 102
18 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Fairview Elementary School
225 Airline Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
662-241-7140
  • Total: 236
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 49
17 to 1 14 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Franklin Academy
501 North Third Ave
Columbus, MS 39701
662-241-7150
  • Total: 370
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 74
16 to 1 23 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Hunt Intermediate School
924 North 20th St
Columbus, MS 39701
662-241-7160
  • Total: 606
  • 5th grade: 317
  • 6th grade: 289
14 to 1 43 5th Grade 6th Grade
Sale Elementary School
520 Warpath Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
662-241-7260
  • Total: 237
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 54
15 to 1 16 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Stokes Beard Elementary School
311 Martin L. King Dr
Columbus, MS 39701
662-241-7270
  • Total: 424
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 60
17 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Columbus Municipal School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lee Middle School
1815 Military Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
662-241-7300
  • Total: 662
  • 7th grade: 342
  • 8th grade: 315
12 to 1 53 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Columbus Municipal School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbus High School
215 Hemlock St
Columbus, MS 39702
662-241-7200
  • Total: 1,264
  • 9th grade: 369
  • 10th grade: 299
  • 11th grade: 322
  • 12th grade: 265
16 to 1 81 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,144
  • Median family income: $35,421
  • Median male income: $25,811
  • Median female income: $12,968
  • Median income of a renter: $16,604
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,899
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,150 1,515 1,535 1,620 895

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