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Teaching Schools in Mississippi Districts

Mississippi has more than 128 school districts, from Desoto county County's Desoto co school dist to Newton county County's Newton municipal school district and everywhere in between.

Here's a list of all districts with more than 1,000 students, plus some key information if you're interested in becoming a teacher in Mississippi. Don't miss our report on Mississippi Teacher Salaries!

District County Number of Students Number of Teachers Per-Capita Income Phone Number URL
Desoto Co School Dist Desoto 31,213 1,786 $20,468 (662) 429-5271 NA
Jackson Public School Dist Hinds 30,609 1,891 $17,301 (601) 960-8700 NA
Rankin Co School Dist Rankin 18,613 1,294 $21,182 (601) 825-5590 NA
Harrison Co School Dist Harrison 13,351 767 $16,666 (228) 539-6500 NA
Madison Co School Dist Madison 11,574 753 $26,737 (601) 879-3000 NA
Jackson Co School Dist Jackson 9,168 616 $17,059 (228) 826-1757 NA
Vicksburg Warren School Dist Warren 8,871 564 $17,527 (601) 638-5122 NA
Lamar County School District Lamar 8,606 571 $19,504 (601) 794-1030 NA
Jones Co School Dist Jones 8,284 561 $14,519 (601) 649-5201 NA
Tupelo Public School Dist Lee 7,453 560 $21,149 (662) 841-8850 NA
Pascagoula School Dist Jackson 7,011 560 $17,172 (228) 938-6491 NA
Lee County School District Lee 6,855 465 $16,175 (662) 841-9144 http://www.leeschools.net/home.htm
Lauderdale Co School Dist Lauderdale 6,739 435 $16,836 (601) 693-1683 NA
Greenville Public Schools Washington 6,718 386 $13,382 (662) 334-7000 NA
Hinds Co School Dist Hinds 6,571 442 $17,783 (601) 857-5222 NA
Meridian Public School Dist Lauderdale 6,413 459 $15,255 (601) 483-6271 NA
Gulfport School Dist Harrison 5,678 374 $18,875 (228) 865-4600 NA
Ocean Springs School Dist Jackson 5,421 363 $22,008 (228) 875-7706 NA
Lowndes Co School Dist Lowndes 5,247 366 $15,728 (662) 244-5000 NA
Biloxi Public School Dist Harrison 4,859 368 $17,727 (228) 374-1810 NA
South Panola School District Panola 4,651 289 $13,783 (662) 563-9361 NA
Clinton Public School Dist Hinds 4,632 256 $21,013 (601) 924-7533 NA
Columbus Municipal School Dist Lowndes 4,478 314 $17,144 (662) 241-7400 NA
Hattiesburg Public School Dist Forrest 4,450 339 $15,102 (601) 582-5078 NA
Hancock Co School Dist Hancock 4,421 281 $17,732 (228) 255-0376 NA
Grenada School Dist Grenada 4,419 241 $13,786 (662) 226-1606 NA
George Co School Dist George 4,237 274 $14,337 (601) 947-6993 NA
Simpson Co School Dist Simpson 4,217 285 $13,344 (601) 847-8000 NA
Starkville School District Oktibbeha 4,121 275 $15,082 (662) 324-4050 NA
Petal School Dist Forrest 3,953 277 $15,133 (601) 545-3002 NA
Natchez Adams School Dist Adams 3,942 263 $15,778 (601) 445-2876 NA
Pearl Public School Dist Rankin 3,783 260 $17,136 (601) 932-7916 NA
Scott Co School Dist Scott 3,715 234 $13,336 (601) 469-3861 NA
Wayne Co School Dist Wayne 3,708 257 $12,757 (601) 735-4871 NA
Picayune School Dist Pearl river 3,638 247 $15,103 (601) 798-3230 NA
Itawamba Co School Dist Itawamba 3,589 268 $14,956 (662) 862-2159 NA
Alcorn School Dist Alcorn 3,579 258 $15,389 (662) 286-5591 NA
Cleveland School Dist Bolivar 3,539 238 $14,032 (601) 843-3529 NA
Clarksdale Municipal School Dist Coahoma 3,523 239 $12,611 (662) 627-8500 NA
Oxford School District Lafayette 3,451 239 $16,484 (662) 234-3541 NA
Canton Public School Dist Madison 3,408 190 $13,729 (601) 859-4110 NA
West Point School Dist Clay 3,369 210 $14,814 (662) 494-4242 NA
Leake Co School Dist Leake 3,354 218 $13,365 (601) 267-4579 NA
Pontotoc Co School Dist Pontotoc 3,341 230 $15,412 (662) 489-3932 NA
Marshall Co School Dist Marshall 3,326 193 $14,126 (662) 252-4271 NA
Holmes Co School Dist Holmes 3,276 204 $10,447 (662) 834-2175 NA
Tishomingo Co Sp Mun Sch Dist Tishomingo 3,247 220 $15,395 (662) 423-3206 NA
Covington Co Schools Covington 3,208 225 $14,506 (601) 765-8247 NA
Neshoba County School District Neshoba 3,201 206 $14,593 (601) 656-3752 NA
Pearl River Co School Dist Pearl river 3,138 202 $16,497 (601) 798-7744 NA
Laurel School District Jones 3,089 236 $15,561 (601) 649-6391 NA
Lincoln Co School Dist Lincoln 3,042 187 $13,505 (601) 835-0011 NA
Smith Co School Dist Smith 3,027 207 $14,752 (601) 782-4296 NA
Tate Co School Dist Tate 3,027 190 $15,338 (662) 562-5861 NA
Brookhaven School Dist Lincoln 3,011 196 $14,305 (601) 833-6661 NA
Copiah Co School Dist Copiah 2,924 176 $12,832 (601) 894-1341 NA
Moss Point Separate School Dist Jackson 2,921 243 $15,438 (228) 474-1164 NA
Greenwood Public School District Leflore 2,918 194 $14,190 (662) 453-4231 NA
Stone Co School Dist Stone 2,891 203 $14,693 (601) 928-7247 NA
Mccomb School District Pike 2,838 203 $14,372 (601) 684-4661 NA
Leflore Co School Dist Leflore 2,796 192 $10,801 (662) 453-8566 NA
Long Beach School Dist Harrison 2,776 193 $19,142 (228) 864-1146 NA
South Tippah School Dist Tippah 2,749 191 $13,754 (662) 837-7156 NA
Union Co School Dist Union 2,739 178 $14,609 (662) 534-1960 NA
Yazoo City Municipal School Dist Yazoo 2,724 163 $9,251 (662) 746-2125 NA
Louisville Municipal School Dist Winston 2,697 194 $14,548 (662) 773-3411 NA
Calhoun Co School Dist Calhoun 2,607 148 $15,106 (662) 412-3152 NA
Walthall Co School Dist Walthall 2,529 155 $12,563 (601) 876-3401 NA
Marion Co School Dist Marion 2,508 170 $11,627 (601) 736-7193 NA
Lafayette Co School Dist Lafayette 2,493 182 $16,252 (662) 234-3271 NA
Forrest County School District Forrest 2,475 195 $15,951 (601) 545-6055 NA
North Pike School Dist Pike 2,365 146 $15,237 (601) 276-2216 NA
Indianola School Dist Sunflower 2,338 150 $12,442 (662) 884-1200 NA
Prentiss Co School Dist Prentiss 2,325 194 $14,384 (662) 728-4911 NA
Monroe Co School Dist Monroe 2,292 169 $15,045 (662) 257-2176 NA
Kosciusko School District Attala 2,274 138 $14,097 (662) 289-4771 NA
Tunica County School District Tunica 2,270 168 $11,978 (662) 363-2811 NA
Pontotoc City Schools Pontotoc 2,235 148 $15,999 (662) 489-3336 NA
New Albany Public Schools Union 2,196 159 $17,175 (662) 534-1800 NA
Lawrence Co School Dist Lawrence 2,171 171 $14,469 (601) 587-2506 NA
Poplarville Separate School Dist Pearl river 2,151 148 $14,124 (601) 795-8477 NA
Corinth School Dist Alcorn 2,097 149 $15,461 (662) 287-2425 NA
Quitman School Dist Clarke 2,042 152 $14,081 (601) 776-2186 NA
Greene County School District Greene 2,040 153 $11,868 (601) 394-2364 NA
South Pike School Dist Pike 1,997 135 $12,850 (601) 783-0430 NA
Western Line School District Washington 1,969 128 $14,979 (662) 335-7186 NA
Houston School Dist Chickasaw 1,933 136 $13,498 (601) 456-3332 NA
Newton County School District Newton 1,928 128 $14,104 (601) 635-2317 NA
Noxubee County School District Noxubee 1,922 136 $12,018 (662) 726-4527 NA
Senatobia Municipal School Dist Tate 1,918 122 $17,768 (662) 562-4897 NA
Amory School Dist Monroe 1,860 124 $14,630 (662) 256-5991 NA
Columbia School District Marion 1,835 104 $13,255 (601) 736-2366 NA
Webster Co School Dist Webster 1,812 121 $14,109 (662) 258-5921 NA
Humphreys Co School Dist Humphreys 1,785 108 $10,926 (662) 247-6000 NA
Yazoo Co School Dist Yazoo 1,762 117 $15,104 (662) 746-4672 NA
Claiborne Co School Dist Claiborne 1,723 109 $11,244 (601) 437-4232 NA
Jefferson Davis Co School Dist Jefferson davis 1,711 122 $11,974 (601) 792-4267 NA
Bay St Louis Waveland School Dist Hancock 1,689 126 $17,803 (228) 467-6621 NA
North Panola Schools Panola 1,682 128 $11,671 (662) 487-2305 NA
Pass Christian Public School Dist Harrison 1,629 128 $22,493 (228) 255-6200 NA
Sunflower Co School Dist Sunflower 1,629 123 $12,608 (662) 887-4919 NA
Choctaw Co School Dist Choctaw 1,602 130 $13,474 (662) 285-4022 NA
West Jasper Consolidated Schools Jasper 1,590 102 $14,367 (601) 764-2280 NA
Holly Springs School Dist Marshall 1,560 103 $13,849 (662) 252-2183 NA
Coahoma County School District Coahoma 1,552 113 $12,450 (662) 624-5448 NA
Forest Municipal School Dist Scott 1,548 89 $15,546 (601) 469-3250 NA
Franklin Co School Dist Franklin 1,522 118 $13,643 (601) 384-2340 NA
Hazlehurst City School District Copiah 1,484 97 $11,681 (601) 894-1152 NA
Aberdeen School Dist Monroe 1,467 121 $12,829 (662) 369-4682 NA
Jefferson Co School Dist Jefferson 1,465 104 $9,709 (601) 597-5047 NA
Nettleton School Dist Lee 1,364 115 $14,199 (662) 963-2151 NA
Wilkinson Co School Dist Wilkinson 1,350 97 $10,868 (601) 888-3582 NA
North Tippah School Dist Tippah 1,343 89 $14,642 (662) 223-4384 NA
East Tallahatchie Consol Sch Dist Tallahatchie 1,326 96 $11,216 (662) 647-5524 NA
Quitman Co School Dist Quitman 1,318 107 $10,817 (662) 326-5451 NA
Water Valley School District Yalobusha 1,314 88 $16,250 (662) 473-1203 NA
Benton Co School Dist Benton 1,279 87 $12,212 (662) 224-6252 NA
Perry Co School Dist Perry 1,277 103 $12,198 (601) 964-3211 NA
Booneville School Dist Prentiss 1,241 92 $14,160 (662) 728-2171 NA
Amite Co School Dist Amite 1,207 89 $14,048 (601) 657-4361 NA
Philadelphia Public School Dist Neshoba 1,204 96 $15,787 (601) 656-2955 NA
Attala Co School Dist Attala 1,197 95 $13,348 (662) 289-2801 NA
Kemper Co School Dist Kemper 1,191 81 $11,985 (601) 743-2657 NA
Winona Separate School Dist Montgomery 1,162 74 $14,452 (662) 283-3731 NA
South Delta School District Sharkey 1,068 77 $11,174 (662) 873-4302 NA
East Jasper Consolidated Sch Dist Jasper 1,028 73 $10,845 (601) 787-3281 NA
Leland School Dist Washington 1,023 76 $13,106 (662) 686-5000 NA
Newton Municipal School District Newton 1,018 87 $13,961 (601) 683-2451 NA