Average Teacher Salary in Pontotoc County School District

The average teacher salary in Pontotoc 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: 451
  • Full time teachers: 237
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 54
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 91
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 14
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 104
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,327

Financial Statistics for Pontotoc County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $4,579,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,587,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,667,000
  • Total revenue: $22,833,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $13,565,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $13,092,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $4,032,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $22,451,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,828,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,407,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $639,000

Information on Schools within Pontotoc County School District

Elementary Schools within the Pontotoc County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North Pontotoc Elementary School
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS 38841
662-489-5613
  • Total: 846
  • Kindergarten: 172
  • 1st grade: 141
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 121
  • 5th grade: 119
16 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Pontotoc Elementary School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
662-489-5925
  • Total: 748
  • Kindergarten: 149
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 132
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 100
15 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Pontotoc County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North Pontotoc Middle School
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS 38841
662-489-2479
  • Total: 402
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 143
  • 8th grade: 120
13 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Pontotoc Middle School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
662-489-3476
  • Total: 392
  • 6th grade: 121
  • 7th grade: 147
  • 8th grade: 122
15 to 1 27 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Pontotoc County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North Pontotoc High School
8324 Hwy 15 North
Ecru, MS 38841
662-489-5612
  • Total: 517
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 135
  • 11th grade: 123
  • 12th grade: 100
14 to 1 38 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Pontotoc High School
1523 South Pontotoc Rd
Pontotoc, MS 38863
662-489-5925
  • Total: 422
  • 9th grade: 116
  • 10th grade: 109
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade: 95
16 to 1 27 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,412
  • Median family income: $39,842
  • Median male income: $25,202
  • Median female income: $17,177
  • Median income of a renter: $23,736
  • Median income of a home owner: $35,773
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,150 1,085 1,250 750 220

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