Average Teacher Salary in Lowndes County School District

The average teacher salary in Lowndes 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: 729
  • Full time teachers: 370
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 72
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 167
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 138
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,391

Financial Statistics for Lowndes County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $13,639,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,624,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,681,000
  • Total revenue: $41,944,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,589,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $22,192,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,667,000
  • Expenditures per student: $121,000
  • Total expenditures: $43,743,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,483,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,102,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $862,000

Information on Schools within Lowndes County School District

Elementary Schools within the Lowndes County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Caledonia Elementary School
99 Confederate Dr
Caledonia, MS 39740
662-356-2050
  • Total: 963
  • Kindergarten: 186
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 149
  • 3rd grade: 155
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 158
17 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
New Hope Elementary School
199 Enlow Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
662-244-4760
  • Total: 1,282
  • Kindergarten: 215
  • 1st grade: 204
  • 2nd grade: 190
  • 3rd grade: 229
  • 4th grade: 201
  • 5th grade: 224
18 to 1 71 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West Lowndes Elementary
1000 Gilmer Wilburn Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
662-244-5050
  • Total: 220
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 44
10 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lowndes County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Caledonia Middle School
105 Confederate Dr
Caledonia, MS 39740
662-356-2042
  • Total: 460
  • 6th grade: 156
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 143
13 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade
New Hope Middle School
462 Center Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
662-244-4740
  • Total: 666
  • 6th grade: 234
  • 7th grade: 210
  • 8th grade: 205
12 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Lowndes Middle School
1380 Motley Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
662-244-5060
  • Total: 137
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 39
  • 8th grade: 56
8 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lowndes County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Caledonia High School
111 Confederate Dr
Caledonia, MS 39740
662-356-2001
  • Total: 562
  • 9th grade: 185
  • 10th grade: 136
  • 11th grade: 120
  • 12th grade: 116
17 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade
New Hope High School
3419 New Hope Rd
Columbus, MS 39702
662-244-4701
  • Total: 883
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 186
  • 11th grade: 224
  • 12th grade: 203
16 to 1 54 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Lowndes High School
644 South Frontage Rd
Columbus, MS 39701
662-328-1369
  • Total: 218
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 54
11 to 1 20 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,728
  • Median family income: $40,232
  • Median male income: $27,273
  • Median female income: $15,028
  • Median income of a renter: $21,250
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,738
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,075 1,770 1,830 1,640 455

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