Average Teacher Salary in Lamar County School District

The average teacher salary in Lamar County School District is $33,538.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,200 $14,880 $16,550 $18,780 $25,140 $30,310
Kindergarten $34,910 $17,260 $33,780 $36,900 $40,000 $44,690
Elementary $37,260 $17,780 $33,940 $38,020 $43,130 $50,650
Middle school $34,420 $16,190 $31,090 $36,050 $41,650 $48,020
High school $39,900 $17,340 $34,670 $40,220 $48,160 $56,390

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,202
  • Full time teachers: 564
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 143
  • Instructional Coordinators: 11
  • Elementary Teachers: 204
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 32
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 237
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,215

Financial Statistics for Lamar County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $27,768,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $33,982,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,237,000
  • Total revenue: $67,987,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $33,688,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $36,180,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,090,000
  • Expenditures per student: $184,000
  • Total expenditures: $86,485,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,129,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,499,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $738,000

Information on Schools within Lamar County School District

Elementary Schools within the Lamar County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Baxterville School
5531 Hwy 11
Lumberton, MS 39455
601-796-4483
  • Total: 244
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 18
14 to 1 17 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Oak Grove Lower Elementary
1762 Old Hwy 24
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-268-3862
  • Total: 789
  • 2nd grade: 396
  • 3rd grade: 387
16 to 1 51 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Oak Grove Primary
70 Leaf Ln
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-264-9764
  • Total: 809
  • Kindergarten: 387
  • 1st grade: 401
18 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Oak Grove Upper Elementary
2543 Old Hwy 24
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-264-6724
  • Total: 856
  • 4th grade: 398
  • 5th grade: 450
16 to 1 52 4th Grade 5th Grade
Purvis Lower Elementary
310 Mitchell Ave
Purvis, MS 39475
601-794-2959
  • Total: 349
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 90
15 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Purvis Upper Elementary
310 Mitchell Ave
Purvis, MS 39475
601-794-2959
  • Total: 353
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 125
14 to 1 25 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Sumrall Elementary School
Hwy 42
Sumrall, MS 39482
601-758-4289
  • Total: 707
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 116
14 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lamar County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Baxterville School
5531 Hwy 11
Lumberton, MS 39455
601-796-4483
  • Total: 244
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 18
14 to 1 17 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Oak Grove Middle School
2543 Old Hwy24
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-264-4634
  • Total: 1,101
  • 6th grade: 356
  • 7th grade: 399
  • 8th grade: 339
16 to 1 68 6th Grade 8th Grade
Purvis Middle School
220 School St
Purvis, MS 39475
601-794-1068
  • Total: 324
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 101
  • 8th grade: 114
14 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sumrall High School
198 Center Ave
Sumrall, MS 39482
601-758-4730
  • Total: 448
  • 9th grade: 128
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade: 90
12 to 1 38 6th Grade 12th Grade
Sumrall Middle School
Hwy 42
Sumrall, MS 39482
601-758-4730
  • Total: 348
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 112
  • 8th grade: 124
17 to 1 20 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lamar County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Oak Grove High School
5198 Old Hwy11
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-264-7232
  • Total: 1,342
  • 9th grade: 370
  • 10th grade: 357
  • 11th grade: 318
  • 12th grade: 286
15 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade
Purvis High School
220 School St
Purvis, MS 39475
601-794-6221
  • Total: 545
  • 9th grade: 157
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 124
  • 12th grade: 124
14 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sumrall High School
198 Center Ave
Sumrall, MS 39482
601-758-4730
  • Total: 448
  • 9th grade: 128
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade: 90
12 to 1 38 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,504
  • Median family income: $46,552
  • Median male income: $28,411
  • Median female income: $15,347
  • Median income of a renter: $24,191
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,622
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,110 1,820 2,130 2,160 1,085

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