Average Teacher Salary in Lauderdale County School District

The average teacher salary in Lauderdale County School District is $38,654.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,470 $14,660 $16,070 $21,220 $33,010 $38,650
Kindergarten $41,520 $32,200 $35,950 $41,060 $47,860 $52,670
Elementary $43,910 $32,830 $36,680 $43,360 $50,830 $57,980
Middle school $40,170 $29,960 $34,390 $39,170 $46,300 $51,770
High school $43,200 $31,930 $36,020 $42,500 $50,380 $57,690

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General Facts

  • Staff: 861
  • Full time teachers: 435
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 97
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 161
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 178
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,677

Financial Statistics for Lauderdale County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $12,865,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $30,624,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,350,000
  • Total revenue: $48,839,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $27,813,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,221,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,550,000
  • Expenditures per student: $238,000
  • Total expenditures: $51,703,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,849,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,315,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,446,000

Information on Schools within Lauderdale County School District

Elementary Schools within the Lauderdale County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clarkdale Attendance Center
7000 Hwy 145
Meridian, MS 39301
601-693-4463
  • Total: 1,004
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 73
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade: 58
17 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Northeast Lauderdale Elementary
6750 Newell Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
601-485-4882
  • Total: 956
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 177
  • 1st grade: 165
  • 2nd grade: 176
  • 3rd grade: 174
  • 4th grade: 160
14 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Northeast Middle School
7763 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305
601-483-3532
  • Total: 703
  • 5th grade: 178
  • 6th grade: 156
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 182
14 to 1 51 5th Grade 8th Grade
Southeast Elementary School
2362 A Long Creek Rd
Meridian, MS 39301
601-486-2500
  • Total: 502
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 101
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Southeast Middle School
2535 Old Hwy 19 S.e.
Meridian, MS 39301
601-485-5751
  • Total: 404
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 107
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 103
13 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade
West Lauderdale Attendance Center
9916 West Lauderdale Rd
Collinsville, MS 39325
601-737-2277
  • Total: 1,257
  • 5th grade: 149
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 152
  • 8th grade: 156
  • 9th grade: 173
  • 10th grade: 163
  • 11th grade: 148
  • 12th grade: 142
16 to 1 77 5th Grade 12th Grade
West Lauderdale Elementary
10350 Hwy 495
Meridian, MS 39305
601-737-2279
  • Total: 800
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 142
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 163
  • 3rd grade: 170
  • 4th grade: 165
17 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lauderdale County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Northeast Middle School
7763 Hwy 39 North
Meridian, MS 39305
601-483-3532
  • Total: 703
  • 5th grade: 178
  • 6th grade: 156
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 182
14 to 1 51 5th Grade 8th Grade
Southeast Middle School
2535 Old Hwy 19 S.e.
Meridian, MS 39301
601-485-5751
  • Total: 404
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 107
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 103
13 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lauderdale County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clarkdale Attendance Center
7000 Hwy 145
Meridian, MS 39301
601-693-4463
  • Total: 1,004
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 73
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade: 58
17 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Northeast Lauderdale High School
702 Briarwood Rd
Meridian, MS 39305
601-679-8523
  • Total: 637
  • 9th grade: 199
  • 10th grade: 131
  • 11th grade: 137
  • 12th grade: 129
15 to 1 42 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southeast High School
2362 Longcreek Raod
Meridian, MS 39301
601-483-5501
  • Total: 414
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 124
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade: 74
16 to 1 26 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Lauderdale Attendance Center
9916 West Lauderdale Rd
Collinsville, MS 39325
601-737-2277
  • Total: 1,257
  • 5th grade: 149
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 152
  • 8th grade: 156
  • 9th grade: 173
  • 10th grade: 163
  • 11th grade: 148
  • 12th grade: 142
16 to 1 77 5th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,836
  • Median family income: $44,127
  • Median male income: $27,377
  • Median female income: $16,505
  • Median income of a renter: $26,062
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,916
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,615 2,135 2,410 2,535 875

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