Average Teacher Salary in Lee County School District

The average teacher salary in Lee County School District is $37,512.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,820 $14,620 $15,960 $20,370 $29,460 $34,510
Kindergarten $40,080 $31,110 $35,480 $39,870 $46,600 $52,370
Elementary $40,870 $31,960 $35,130 $39,640 $46,390 $52,590
Middle school $41,710 $31,070 $35,750 $41,170 $48,650 $56,120
High school $42,080 $31,000 $35,200 $41,010 $49,130 $57,150

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General Facts

  • Staff: 935
  • Full time teachers: 465
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 136
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 179
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 27
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 196
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,877

Financial Statistics for Lee County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $15,596,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,884,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,830,000
  • Total revenue: $51,310,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $28,328,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,450,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,874,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,000
  • Total expenditures: $49,873,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,543,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,749,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $909,000

Information on Schools within Lee County School District

Elementary Schools within the Lee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mooreville Elementary School
967 C.r. 1409
Mooreville, MS 38857
662-844-7105
  • Total: 695
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 108
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Plantersville Middle School
2657 Main St
Plantersville, MS 38862
662-842-4690
  • Total: 334
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 74
  • 7th grade: 77
  • 8th grade: 88
11 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade
Saltillo Elementary School
424 South 3rd St
Saltillo, MS 38866
662-869-2211
  • Total: 775
  • 3rd grade: 253
  • 4th grade: 262
  • 5th grade: 252
17 to 1 45 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Saltillo Primary School
1806 Hwy 45 North
Saltillo, MS 38866
662-869-3724
  • Total: 749
  • Kindergarten: 222
  • 1st grade: 268
  • 2nd grade: 253
17 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Shannon Elementary School
695 Romie Hill Ave
Shannon, MS 38868
662-767-9514
  • Total: 368
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 88
  • 6th grade: 93
12 to 1 31 3rd Grade 6th Grade
Shannon Primary School
6408 Noah Curtis St
Shannon, MS 38868
662-767-0135
  • Total: 329
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 112
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Verona Elementary School
212 College Ave
Verona, MS 38879
662-566-7266
  • Total: 495
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 82
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Guntown Middle School
1539 Main St
Guntown, MS 38849
662-348-8801
  • Total: 712
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 236
17 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mooreville Middle School
Cr 1409/1429
Mooreville, MS 38857
662-680-4894
  • Total: 309
  • 6th grade: 90
  • 7th grade: 108
  • 8th grade: 111
14 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
Plantersville Middle School
2657 Main St
Plantersville, MS 38862
662-842-4690
  • Total: 334
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 74
  • 7th grade: 77
  • 8th grade: 88
11 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade
Shannon Middle School
218 Cherry St
Shannon, MS 38868
662-767-3986
  • Total: 242
  • 7th grade: 105
  • 8th grade: 137
10 to 1 24 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mooreville High School
Cr 1409/1429
Mooreville, MS 38857
662-842-6859
  • Total: 424
  • 9th grade: 130
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 98
  • 12th grade: 81
14 to 1 30 9th Grade 12th Grade
Saltillo High School
146 Tiger Dr
Saltillo, MS 38866
662-869-5466
  • Total: 764
  • 9th grade: 255
  • 10th grade: 184
  • 11th grade: 173
  • 12th grade: 145
16 to 1 47 9th Grade 12th Grade
Shannon High School
218 Cherry St
Shannon, MS 38868
662-767-9566
  • Total: 681
  • 9th grade: 200
  • 10th grade: 181
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade: 149
16 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,175
  • Median family income: $40,506
  • Median male income: $25,909
  • Median female income: $17,465
  • Median income of a renter: $21,266
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,869
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,080 1,905 2,075 1,630 450