Average Teacher Salary in Jefferson County School District

The average teacher salary in Jefferson County 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 Jefferson County School District

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General Facts

  • Staff: 257
  • Full time teachers: 105
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 41
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 43
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 6
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 50
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,474

Financial Statistics for Jefferson County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $2,209,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $7,645,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,812,000
  • Total revenue: $12,666,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $6,645,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $7,099,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,376,000
  • Expenditures per student: $110,000
  • Total expenditures: $12,483,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $3,276,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $609,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Jefferson County School District

Elementary Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson County Elementary School
430 Hwy 33
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-6003
  • Total: 554
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 87
20 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Jefferson County Upper Elementary
468 Hwy 33
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-3900
  • Total: 198
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 103
11 to 1 18 5th Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson County Jr High
468 Hwy 33
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-3900
  • Total: 249
  • 7th grade: 125
  • 8th grade: 119
14 to 1 18 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson County High
2277 Main St
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-3919
  • Total: 473
  • 9th grade: 118
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 108
  • 12th grade: 101
15 to 1 32 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $9,709
  • Median family income: $23,188
  • Median male income: $19,403
  • Median female income: $13,480
  • Median income of a renter: $9,955
  • Median income of a home owner: $21,174
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,200 505 350 220 49

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