Average Teacher Salary in Meridian Public School District

The average teacher salary in Meridian Public 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

How to Become a Teacher in Meridian Public School District

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General Facts

  • Staff: 981
  • Full time teachers: 466
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 144
  • Instructional Coordinators: 19
  • Elementary Teachers: 190
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 173
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,559

Information on Schools within Meridian Public School District

Elementary Schools within the Meridian Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crestwood Elementary School
730 Crestwood Dr
Meridian, MS 39301
601-484-4971
  • Total: 336
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 50
12 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oakland Heights Elementary School
601 59th Ave
Meridian, MS 39307
601-484-4983
  • Total: 600
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 80
15 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Parkview Elementary School
1225 26th St
Meridian, MS 39305
601-484-4990
  • Total: 404
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 43
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Poplar Springs Elementary School
4101 27th Ave
Meridian, MS 39305
601-484-4450
  • Total: 599
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 91
16 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
T J Harris Elementary
3951 12th St
Meridian, MS 39307
601-484-4464
  • Total: 650
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 91
15 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Hills Elementary School
4100 32nd St
Meridian, MS 39307
601-484-4472
  • Total: 496
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 80
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Witherspoon Elementary School
1516 12th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
601-484-4475
  • Total: 303
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 44
13 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Meridian Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
George Washington Carver Middle
900 44th Ave
Meridian, MS 39307
601-484-4482
  • Total: 400
  • 6th grade: 189
  • 7th grade: 195
12 to 1 34 6th Grade 7th Grade
Kate Griffin Junior High School
2814 Davis St
Meridian, MS 39301
601-484-4073
  • Total: 420
  • 8th grade: 218
  • 9th grade: 193
17 to 1 25 8th Grade 9th Grade
Magnolia Middle School
1350 24th St
Meridian, MS 39305
601-484-4060
  • Total: 520
  • 6th grade: 238
  • 7th grade: 280
15 to 1 35 6th Grade 7th Grade
Northwest Junior High School
4400 32nd St
Meridian, MS 39307
601-484-4094
  • Total: 581
  • 8th grade: 303
  • 9th grade: 263
14 to 1 42 8th Grade 9th Grade

High Schools within the Meridian Public School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Meridian High School
2320 32nd St
Meridian, MS 39305
601-482-3191
  • Total: 1,250
  • 10th grade: 451
  • 11th grade: 418
  • 12th grade: 340
13 to 1 93 10th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,255
  • Median family income: $31,062
  • Median male income: $22,622
  • Median female income: $13,752
  • Median income of a renter: $14,952
  • Median income of a home owner: $33,837
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,220 1,910 1,795 1,485 705