Average Teacher Salary in Jackson Public School District

The average teacher salary in Jackson Public School District is $37,948.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,660 $14,670 $16,190 $19,730 $30,150 $36,000
Kindergarten $40,410 $24,810 $30,180 $41,060 $49,480 $57,000
Elementary $42,170 $31,090 $35,310 $40,710 $48,970 $57,430
Middle school $41,180 $30,870 $33,820 $38,850 $47,460 $56,510
High school $42,320 $30,130 $35,150 $41,360 $49,770 $58,180

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,704
  • Full time teachers: 1,908
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 559
  • Instructional Coordinators: 62
  • Elementary Teachers: 757
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 108
  • Pre-K Teachers: 37
  • High School Teachers: 786
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 30,587

Information on Schools within Jackson Public School District

Elementary Schools within the Jackson Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Baker Elementary School
300 East Santa Clair St
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4327
  • Total: 353
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 45
20 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Barr Elementary School
1593 West Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39203
601-960-5336
  • Total: 197
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 34
13 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Boyd Elementary School
4531 Brdmeadow Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3504
  • Total: 432
  • 3rd grade: 151
  • 4th grade: 144
  • 5th grade: 136
18 to 1 24 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Bradley Elementary School
2601 Ivanhoe Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3507
  • Total: 191
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 62
15 to 1 13 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Brown Elementary School
146 East Ash St
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5326
  • Total: 278
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 35
16 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Casey Elementary School
2101 Lake Circlecle
Jackson, MS 39211
601-987-3510
  • Total: 357
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 39
20 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clausell Elementary School
3330 Harley St
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5319
  • Total: 381
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 44
20 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Davis Magnet School
750 North Congress St
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5333
  • Total: 261
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 33
17 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dawson Elementary School
4215 Sunset Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3513
  • Total: 242
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 59
17 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
French Elementary School
311 Joel Ave
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5316
  • Total: 250
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 38
13 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Galloway Elementary School
186 Idlewild St
Jackson, MS 39203
601-960-5313
  • Total: 305
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 36
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
George Elementary School
1020 Hunter St
Jackson, MS 39204
601-960-5339
  • Total: 189
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 33
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 24
13 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Green Elementary School
610 Forest Ave
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3519
  • Total: 385
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 58
18 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Isable Elementary School
1716 Isable St
Jackson, MS 39204
601-960-5310
  • Total: 415
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 64
20 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
John Hopkins Elementary School
170 John Hopkins Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-923-2540
  • Total: 519
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 89
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Johnson Elementary School
1339 Oakpark Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3501
  • Total: 434
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 62
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Key Elementary School
699 West Mcdowell Rd
Jackson, MS 39204
601-371-4333
  • Total: 425
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 63
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Elementary School
472 Mt Vernon Ave
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5308
  • Total: 515
  • Kindergarten: 19
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 23
17 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lee Elementary School
330 Judy St
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4336
  • Total: 397
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 44
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lester Elementary School
2350 Oakhurst Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
601-371-4339
  • Total: 329
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 47
20 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Marshall Elementary School
2909 Oak Forest Dr
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4342
  • Total: 392
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 52
18 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mc Leod Elementary School
1616 Sandlewood Placeace
Jackson, MS 39211
601-987-3597
  • Total: 477
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 78
27 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mcwillie Elementary School
4851 Mcwillie Circlecle
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3709
  • Total: 654
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 169
  • 1st grade: 185
  • 2nd grade: 191
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 11
  • 5th grade: 17
22 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Jackson Elementary School
650 North James M. Davis Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3528
  • Total: 517
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 79
18 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oak Forest Elementary School
1831 Smallwood Dr
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4330
  • Total: 578
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 95
20 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pecan Park Elementary School
415 Claiborne Ave
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5444
  • Total: 535
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 123
20 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Poindexter Elementary School
1017 Robinson St
Jackson, MS 39203
601-960-5304
  • Total: 239
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 27
16 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Power Apac School
1120 Riverside Dr
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5387
  • Total: 169
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 90
11 to 1 15 4th Grade 12th Grade
Raines Elementary School
156 Flag Chapel Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-923-2544
  • Total: 274
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 45
17 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Smith Elementary School
3900 Parkway Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3525
  • Total: 401
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 54
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Spann Elementary School
1615 Brecon Dr
Jackson, MS 39211
601-987-3532
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 59
18 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sykes Elementary School
3555 Simpson St
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4303
  • Total: 437
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 68
20 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Timberlawn Elementary School
1980 North Siwell Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-923-2556
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 90
19 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Van Winkle Elementary School
1655 Whiting Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-923-2547
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 74
18 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Walton Elementary School
3200 Bailey Ave Extension
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3591
  • Total: 589
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 88
19 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Watkins Elementary School
3915 Watkins Dr
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3594
  • Total: 355
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 52
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wilkins Elementary School
1970 Castle Hill Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
601-371-4306
  • Total: 560
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 76
20 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Woodville Heights Elementary School
2930 Mcdowell Rd Extension
Jackson, MS 39204
601-371-4300
  • Total: 543
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 82
21 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Jackson Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Blackburn Middle School
1311 West Pearl St
Jackson, MS 39203
601-960-5329
  • Total: 513
  • 6th grade: 187
  • 7th grade: 159
  • 8th grade: 153
13 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Brinkley Middle School
3535 Albermarle Rd
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3573
  • Total: 411
  • 6th grade: 130
  • 7th grade: 104
  • 8th grade: 145
13 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Chastain Middle School
4650 Manhattan Rd
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3550
  • Total: 1,003
  • 6th grade: 360
  • 7th grade: 287
  • 8th grade: 343
15 to 1 66 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hardy Middle School
545 Ellis Ave
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5362
  • Total: 603
  • 6th grade: 242
  • 7th grade: 189
  • 8th grade: 159
15 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Northwest Middle School
7020 Hwy 49 North
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3609
  • Total: 719
  • 6th grade: 264
  • 7th grade: 198
  • 8th grade: 250
16 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Peeples Middle School
290 Treehaven Dr
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4345
  • Total: 832
  • 6th grade: 275
  • 7th grade: 265
  • 8th grade: 281
15 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Powell Middle School
3655 Livingston Rd
Jackson, MS 39213
601-987-3580
  • Total: 886
  • 6th grade: 298
  • 7th grade: 311
  • 8th grade: 266
17 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rowan Middle School
136 East Ash St
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5349
  • Total: 270
  • 6th grade: 76
  • 7th grade: 93
  • 8th grade: 92
11 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Siwell Middle School
1983 North Siwell Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-923-2550
  • Total: 1,024
  • 6th grade: 342
  • 7th grade: 329
  • 8th grade: 303
20 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Whitten Middle School
210 Daniel Lake Blvd
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4309
  • Total: 794
  • 6th grade: 260
  • 7th grade: 278
  • 8th grade: 247
15 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jackson Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bailey Magnet School
1900 North State St
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5343
  • Total: 419
  • 9th grade: 124
  • 10th grade: 100
  • 11th grade: 87
  • 12th grade: 97
12 to 1 35 9th Grade 12th Grade
Callaway High School
601 Beasley Rd
Jackson, MS 39206
601-987-3535
  • Total: 1,017
  • 9th grade: 346
  • 10th grade: 249
  • 11th grade: 203
  • 12th grade: 200
16 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade
Forest Hill High School
2607 Raymond Rd
Jackson, MS 39212
601-371-4313
  • Total: 1,067
  • 9th grade: 375
  • 10th grade: 255
  • 11th grade: 180
  • 12th grade: 222
16 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jim Hill High School
2185 Fortune St
Jackson, MS 39204
601-960-5354
  • Total: 1,211
  • 9th grade: 395
  • 10th grade: 281
  • 11th grade: 263
  • 12th grade: 238
16 to 1 77 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lanier High School
833 West Maplacee St
Jackson, MS 39203
601-960-5369
  • Total: 811
  • 9th grade: 290
  • 10th grade: 208
  • 11th grade: 156
  • 12th grade: 133
16 to 1 52 9th Grade 12th Grade
Murrah High School
1400 Murrah Dr
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5380
  • Total: 1,517
  • 9th grade: 490
  • 10th grade: 403
  • 11th grade: 323
  • 12th grade: 269
20 to 1 76 9th Grade 12th Grade
Power Apac School
1120 Riverside Dr
Jackson, MS 39202
601-960-5387
  • Total: 169
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 90
11 to 1 15 4th Grade 12th Grade
Provine High School
2400 Robinson Rd
Jackson, MS 39209
601-960-5393
  • Total: 1,086
  • 9th grade: 361
  • 10th grade: 275
  • 11th grade: 214
  • 12th grade: 201
18 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wingfield High School
1985 Scanlon Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
601-371-4350
  • Total: 1,275
  • 9th grade: 462
  • 10th grade: 331
  • 11th grade: 235
  • 12th grade: 227
21 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,301
  • Median family income: $36,930
  • Median male income: $21,939
  • Median female income: $16,843
  • Median income of a renter: $19,366
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,606
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    16,110 9,185 8,825 8,385 4,435

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