Average Teacher Salary in Desoto County School District

The average teacher salary in Desoto County School District is $43,102.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,170 $14,380 $15,360 $18,790 $24,700 $37,640
Kindergarten $49,100 $36,070 $40,640 $48,320 $57,080 $66,690
Elementary $49,090 $36,380 $41,610 $48,940 $56,830 $63,910
Middle school $47,180 $35,370 $39,810 $46,020 $54,550 $62,070
High school $47,970 $34,430 $40,310 $47,440 $56,810 $64,740

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,718
  • Full time teachers: 1,723
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 17 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 504
  • Instructional Coordinators: 13
  • Elementary Teachers: 782
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 105
  • Pre-K Teachers: 12
  • High School Teachers: 616
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 30,616

Financial Statistics for Desoto County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $72,802,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $111,996,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $15,563,000
  • Total revenue: $200,361,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $97,400,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $100,883,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $29,269,000
  • Expenditures per student: $259,000
  • Total expenditures: $203,462,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $47,075,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,191,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,075,000

Information on Schools within Desoto County School District

Elementary Schools within the Desoto County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Center Hill Elementary School
13662 Center Hill Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-7705
  • Total: 659
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 97
18 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chickasaw Elementary School
6391 Chickasaw
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-895-6664
  • Total: 516
  • 2nd grade: 270
  • 3rd grade: 235
19 to 1 27 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Desoto Central Elementary School
2411 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
662-349-6234
  • Total: 1,365
  • Kindergarten: 204
  • 1st grade: 221
  • 2nd grade: 211
  • 3rd grade: 253
  • 4th grade: 218
  • 5th grade: 237
20 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Greenbrook Elementary School
730 South Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS 38671
662-342-2330
  • Total: 604
  • Kindergarten: 194
  • 1st grade: 186
  • 2nd grade: 205
18 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Hernando Elementary
455 Riley St
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-4160
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 248
  • 1st grade: 275
22 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Hernando Hills Elementary
570 Mcingvale Rd
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-9117
  • Total: 571
  • 2nd grade: 289
  • 3rd grade: 281
18 to 1 32 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Hope Sullivan Elementary School
7985 Southaven Circlecle West
Southaven, MS 38671
662-393-2919
  • Total: 630
  • Kindergarten: 221
  • 1st grade: 203
  • 2nd grade: 205
19 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Horn Lake Elementary
6341 Ridgewood Rd
Horn Lake, MS 38637
662-393-4608
  • Total: 631
  • Kindergarten: 232
  • 1st grade: 181
  • 2nd grade: 194
20 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Horn Lake Intermediate School
6585 Horn Lake Rd
Horn Lake, MS 38637
662-280-7075
  • Total: 1,184
  • 3rd grade: 359
  • 4th grade: 427
  • 5th grade: 375
21 to 1 58 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Lake Cormorant Elementary
3285 Wilson Mill Rd West
Lake Cormorant, MS 38641
662-781-1135
  • Total: 842
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 197
18 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lewisburg Elementary School
1717 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-895-8750
  • Total: 1,062
  • Kindergarten: 178
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 170
  • 3rd grade: 201
  • 4th grade: 191
  • 5th grade: 157
22 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oak Grove Central Elementary
893 Oak Grove Rd
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-4180
  • Total: 559
  • 4th grade: 261
  • 5th grade: 298
18 to 1 31 4th Grade 5th Grade
Olive Branch Elementary
9549 East Pigeon Roost Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-895-2256
  • Total: 600
  • Kindergarten: 292
  • 1st grade: 274
20 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Olive Branch Intermediate School
8631 East Pigeon Roost Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-893-1221
  • Total: 558
  • 4th grade: 250
  • 5th grade: 300
21 to 1 27 4th Grade 5th Grade
Overpark Elementary
8530 Forest Hill Irene Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-8745
  • Total: 863
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 103
  • 6th grade: 174
20 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pleasant Hill Elementary
7686 Placeeasant Hill Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-9654
  • Total: 906
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 162
  • 4th grade: 154
  • 5th grade: 149
18 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Shadow Oaks Elementary School
3780 Shadow Oaks Parkway
Horn Lake, MS 38637
662-393-4585
  • Total: 535
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 187
  • 2nd grade: 182
23 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Southaven Elementary
8274 Claiborne Dr
Southaven, MS 38671
662-342-2289
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 151
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 85
19 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Southaven Intermediate School
175 Rasco Rd West
Southaven, MS 38671
662-253-0123
  • Total: 1,251
  • 3rd grade: 448
  • 4th grade: 401
  • 5th grade: 399
21 to 1 59 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Walls Elementary School
6131 Delta View Rd
Walls, MS 38680
662-781-1280
  • Total: 763
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 130
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 111
17 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Desoto County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Center Hill High School
13250 Kirk Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-2453
  • Total: 1,136
  • 7th grade: 217
  • 8th grade: 203
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 203
  • 11th grade: 165
  • 12th grade: 126
17 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade
Desoto Central Middle School
2611 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
662-349-6660
  • Total: 1,181
  • 6th grade: 392
  • 7th grade: 377
  • 8th grade: 394
17 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hernando Middle School
700 Dilworth Ln
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-4154
  • Total: 788
  • 6th grade: 274
  • 7th grade: 283
  • 8th grade: 219
16 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Horn Lake Middle School
6125 Huroute Rd
Horn Lake, MS 38637
662-393-7443
  • Total: 1,108
  • 6th grade: 380
  • 7th grade: 370
  • 8th grade: 341
16 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lake Cormorant Middle
3203 Wilson Mill Rd
Lake Cormorant, MS 38641
662-781-0778
  • Total: 909
  • 7th grade: 227
  • 8th grade: 219
  • 9th grade: 245
  • 10th grade: 199
16 to 1 56 7th Grade 10th Grade
Lewisburg High School
1755 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-6201
  • Total: 1,119
  • 6th grade: 174
  • 7th grade: 182
  • 8th grade: 167
  • 9th grade: 198
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 117
  • 12th grade: 119
17 to 1 67 6th Grade 12th Grade
Olive Branch Middle
6530 South Blocker St
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-895-4610
  • Total: 859
  • 6th grade: 275
  • 7th grade: 274
  • 8th grade: 294
15 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Southaven Middle School
175 Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS 38671
662-280-0422
  • Total: 1,447
  • 6th grade: 480
  • 7th grade: 483
  • 8th grade: 462
19 to 1 77 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Desoto County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Center Hill High School
13250 Kirk Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-2453
  • Total: 1,136
  • 7th grade: 217
  • 8th grade: 203
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 203
  • 11th grade: 165
  • 12th grade: 126
17 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade
Desoto Central High School
2911 Central Parkway
Southaven, MS 38672
662-536-3612
  • Total: 1,365
  • 9th grade: 359
  • 10th grade: 361
  • 11th grade: 316
  • 12th grade: 298
19 to 1 72 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hernando High School
805 Dilworth Ln
Hernando, MS 38632
662-429-4170
  • Total: 993
  • 9th grade: 265
  • 10th grade: 263
  • 11th grade: 239
  • 12th grade: 199
16 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade
Horn Lake High
3360 Church Rd
Horn Lake, MS 38637
662-393-5273
  • Total: 1,579
  • 9th grade: 446
  • 10th grade: 325
  • 11th grade: 430
  • 12th grade: 331
19 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Cormorant Middle
3203 Wilson Mill Rd
Lake Cormorant, MS 38641
662-781-0778
  • Total: 909
  • 7th grade: 227
  • 8th grade: 219
  • 9th grade: 245
  • 10th grade: 199
16 to 1 56 7th Grade 10th Grade
Lewisburg High School
1755 Craft Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-890-6201
  • Total: 1,119
  • 6th grade: 174
  • 7th grade: 182
  • 8th grade: 167
  • 9th grade: 198
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 117
  • 12th grade: 119
17 to 1 67 6th Grade 12th Grade
Olive Branch High School
9366 East Sandidge Rd
Olive Branch, MS 38654
662-893-3344
  • Total: 1,169
  • 9th grade: 346
  • 10th grade: 296
  • 11th grade: 257
  • 12th grade: 244
18 to 1 66 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southaven High School
899 Rasco Rd
Southaven, MS 38671
662-393-9300
  • Total: 1,590
  • 9th grade: 517
  • 10th grade: 383
  • 11th grade: 365
  • 12th grade: 285
20 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,468
  • Median family income: $53,590
  • Median male income: $33,779
  • Median female income: $20,866
  • Median income of a renter: $32,781
  • Median income of a home owner: $53,364
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,495 5,310 7,510 9,790 3,205

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