Average Teacher Salary in Leake County School District

The average teacher salary in Leake 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: 479
  • Full time teachers: 221
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 79
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 80
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 95
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,268

Financial Statistics for Leake County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $4,873,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $14,851,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,650,000
  • Total revenue: $24,374,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $12,502,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $13,628,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $4,272,000
  • Expenditures per student: $22,000
  • Total expenditures: $23,817,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,951,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,050,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $491,000

Information on Schools within Leake County School District

Elementary Schools within the Leake County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carthage Elementary School
603 Hwy 16 West
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-9148
  • Total: 888
  • Kindergarten: 167
  • 1st grade: 147
  • 2nd grade: 157
  • 3rd grade: 145
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 119
18 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Edinburg Attendance Center
673 Mars Hill Rd
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-7137
  • Total: 557
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 39
  • 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade: 22
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
South Leake Elementary School
1280 School St
Walnut Grove, MS 39189
601-253-2324
  • Total: 357
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 48
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Thomastown Attendance Center
7100 Hwy 429
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-7896
  • Total: 359
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 26
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 12th Grade

Middle Schools within the Leake County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carthage Junior High School
801 Martin L. King Dr
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-8909
  • Total: 395
  • 6th grade: 113
  • 7th grade: 126
  • 8th grade: 147
15 to 1 27 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Leake High School
220 Spruce St
Walnut Grove, MS 39189
601-253-2393
  • Total: 293
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 52
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 54
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 35
15 to 1 20 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Leake County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carthage High School
704 North Jordan St
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-7713
  • Total: 419
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 102
  • 12th grade: 86
14 to 1 30 9th Grade 12th Grade
Edinburg Attendance Center
673 Mars Hill Rd
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-7137
  • Total: 557
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 39
  • 8th grade: 48
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 32
  • 12th grade: 22
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
South Leake High School
220 Spruce St
Walnut Grove, MS 39189
601-253-2393
  • Total: 293
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 52
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 54
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 35
15 to 1 20 7th Grade 12th Grade
Thomastown Attendance Center
7100 Hwy 429
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-7896
  • Total: 359
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 26
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,365
  • Median family income: $32,147
  • Median male income: $23,017
  • Median female income: $14,592
  • Median income of a renter: $18,438
  • Median income of a home owner: $29,502
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,170 1,395 1,040 725 300

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