dcsimg

Teaching Schools in Mississippi Districts

Mississippi has more than 122 school districts, from Monroe county County's to Yazoo county County's 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 Full Time Teachers Total Education Expenditures
Aberdeen School Dist Aberdeen School Dist Monroe 1,266 116 $12,533,000
Alcorn School Dist Alcorn School Dist Alcorn 3,267 243 $27,632,000
Amite Co School Dist Amite Co School Dist Amite 1,039 87 $11,346,000
Amory School Dist Amory School Dist Monroe 1,781 113 $13,170,000
Attala Co School Dist Attala Co School Dist Attala 1,108 84 $10,915,000
Bay St Louis Waveland School Dist Bay St Louis Waveland School Dist Hancock 1,952 123 $19,554,000
Benton Co School Dist Benton Co School Dist Benton 1,196 86 $10,979,000
Biloxi Public School Dist Biloxi Public School Dist Harrison 5,965 372 $50,528,000
Cleveland School Dist Cleveland School Dist Bolivar 3,652 227 $29,866,000
Booneville School Dist Booneville School Dist Prentiss 1,356 91 $9,998,000
Brookhaven School Dist Brookhaven School Dist Lincoln 2,982 192 $25,205,000
Calhoun Co School Dist Calhoun Co School Dist Calhoun 2,551 153 $19,820,000
Canton Public School Dist Canton Public School Dist Madison 3,603 213 $26,370,000
Carroll County School DistCarroll County School Dist Carroll 1,035 61 $8,345,000
Choctaw Co School Dist Choctaw Co School Dist Choctaw 1,408 116 $14,238,000
Claiborne Co School Dist Claiborne Co School Dist Claiborne 1,539 94 $15,871,000
Clarksdale Municipal School Dist Clarksdale Municipal School Dist Coahoma 2,812 190 $28,362,000
Clinton Public School Dist Clinton Public School Dist Hinds 5,129 271 $38,579,000
Coahoma County School District Coahoma County School District Coahoma 1,609 115 $15,075,000
Columbia School District Columbia School District Marion 1,741 116 $15,022,000
Columbus Municipal School Dist Columbus Municipal School Dist Lowndes 4,117 280 $36,764,000
Copiah Co School Dist Copiah Co School Dist Copiah 2,692 158 $19,663,000
Corinth School Dist Corinth School Dist Alcorn 2,727 154 $18,411,000
Covington Co Schools Covington Co Schools Covington 2,935 204 $24,292,000
Desoto Co School Dist Desoto Co School Dist Desoto 33,140 1983 $220,507,000
East Tallahatchie Consol Sch Dist East Tallahatchie Consol Sch Dist Tallahatchie 1,243 84 $10,239,000
Forest Municipal School Dist Forest Municipal School Dist Scott 1,678 89 $12,264,000
Forrest County School District Forrest County School District Forrest 2,325 179 $21,197,000
Franklin Co School Dist Franklin Co School Dist Franklin 1,371 95 $13,148,000
George Co School Dist George Co School Dist George 4,107 260 $29,478,000
Greene County School District Greene County School District Greene 2,032 139 $17,231,000
Greenville Public Schools Greenville Public Schools Washington 5,342 329 $53,156,000
Greenwood Public School District Greenwood Public School District Leflore 2,846 178 $25,038,000
Grenada School Dist Grenada School Dist Grenada 4,072 238 $32,736,000
Gulfport School Dist Gulfport School Dist Harrison 6,375 378 $52,908,000
Hancock Co School Dist Hancock Co School Dist Hancock 4,486 265 $34,663,000
Harrison Co School Dist Harrison Co School Dist Harrison 14,542 858 $114,885,000
Hattiesburg Public School Dist Hattiesburg Public School Dist Forrest 4,452 315 $47,875,000
Hazlehurst City School District Hazlehurst City School District Copiah 1,510 87 $12,536,000
Hinds Co School Dist Hinds Co School Dist Hinds 6,221 382 $54,845,000
Holly Springs School Dist Holly Springs School Dist Marshall 1,450 85 $13,624,000
Holmes Co School Dist Holmes Co School Dist Holmes 2,898 167 $25,952,000
Houston School DistHouston School Dist Chickasaw 1,781 132 $14,241,000
Humphreys Co School Dist Humphreys Co School Dist Humphreys 1,727 89 $14,194,000
Itawamba Co School Dist Itawamba Co School Dist Itawamba 3,544 257 $26,668,000
Jackson Co School Dist Jackson Co School Dist Jackson 9,279 563 $68,390,000
Jackson Public School Dist Jackson Public School Dist Hinds 28,019 1743 $243,878,000
Jefferson Co School Dist Jefferson Co School Dist Jefferson 1,290 92 $12,237,000
Jefferson Davis Co School Dist Jefferson Davis Co School Dist Jefferson davis 1,471 112 $15,950,000
Jones Co School Dist Jones Co School Dist Jones 8,537 528 $62,258,000
Kemper Co School Dist Kemper Co School Dist Kemper 1,111 79 $12,080,000
Kosciusko School District Kosciusko School District Attala 2,380 144 $17,686,000
Lafayette Co School Dist Lafayette Co School Dist Lafayette 2,741 194 $21,864,000
Lamar County School District Lamar County School District Lamar 9,996 631 $74,705,000
Lauderdale Co School Dist Lauderdale Co School Dist Lauderdale 6,669 443 $54,541,000
Laurel School District Laurel School District Jones 3,280 210 $30,519,000
Lawrence Co School Dist Lawrence Co School Dist Lawrence 2,225 155 $17,393,000
Leake Co School Dist Leake Co School Dist Leake 2,914 191 $22,831,000
Lee County School District Lee County School District Lee 7,087 462 $55,730,000
Leflore Co School Dist Leflore Co School Dist Leflore 2,405 168 $25,744,000
Lincoln Co School Dist Lincoln Co School Dist Lincoln 3,190 187 $20,138,000
Long Beach School Dist Long Beach School Dist Harrison 3,244 186 $22,948,000
Louisville Municipal School Dist Louisville Municipal School Dist Winston 2,886 205 $24,428,000
Lowndes Co School Dist Lowndes Co School Dist Lowndes 5,217 384 $43,620,000
Madison Co School Dist Madison Co School Dist Madison 13,023 870 $104,171,000
Marion Co School Dist Marion Co School Dist Marion 2,098 151 $21,717,000
Marshall Co School Dist Marshall Co School Dist Marshall 3,240 208 $25,275,000
Mccomb School District Mccomb School District Pike 2,715 163 $28,162,000
Meridian Public School Dist Meridian Public School Dist Lauderdale 5,711 378 $53,435,000
Monroe Co School Dist Monroe Co School Dist Monroe 2,424 187 $17,936,000
Moss Point Separate School Dist Moss Point Separate School Dist Jackson 2,045 131 $24,014,000
Natchez-adams School Dist Natchez-adams School Dist Adams 3,561 215 $33,237,000
Neshoba County School District Neshoba County School District Neshoba 3,403 198 $23,240,000
Nettleton School Dist Nettleton School Dist Monroe 1,329 105 $10,749,000
New Albany Public Schools New Albany Public Schools Union 2,174 152 $18,432,000
Newton County School District Newton County School District Newton 1,808 128 $15,291,000
North Panola Schools North Panola Schools Panola 1,477 104 $14,779,000
North Pike School Dist North Pike School Dist Pike 2,473 159 $16,628,000
North Tippah School Dist North Tippah School Dist Tippah 1,351 99 $10,867,000
Noxubee County School District Noxubee County School District Noxubee 1,709 123 $16,828,000
Ocean Springs School Dist Ocean Springs School Dist Jackson 5,762 359 $44,360,000
Oxford School District Oxford School District Lafayette 4,219 264 $36,681,000
Pascagoula School Dist Pascagoula School Dist Jackson 7,165 521 $80,808,000
Pass Christian Public School Dist Pass Christian Public School Dist Harrison 2,008 131 $19,191,000
Pearl Public School Dist Pearl Public School Dist Rankin 4,219 250 $33,035,000
Petal School Dist Petal School Dist Forrest 4,091 279 $32,795,000
Pearl River Co School Dist Pearl River Co School Dist Pearl river 3,017 178 $23,739,000
Perry Co School Dist Perry Co School Dist Perry 1,160 86 $11,051,000
Philadelphia Public School Dist Philadelphia Public School Dist Neshoba 1,148 73 $10,127,000
Picayune School Dist Picayune School Dist Pearl river 3,680 249 $30,665,000
Pontotoc Co School Dist Pontotoc Co School Dist Pontotoc 3,598 255 $25,923,000
Pontotoc City Schools Pontotoc City Schools Pontotoc 2,271 154 $17,986,000
Poplarville Separate School Dist Poplarville Separate School Dist Pearl river 1,927 144 $17,095,000
Prentiss Co School Dist Prentiss Co School Dist Prentiss 2,333 194 $19,833,000
Quitman School Dist Quitman School Dist Clarke 1,958 136 $17,254,000
Quitman Co School Dist Quitman Co School Dist Quitman 1,157 89 $11,836,000
Rankin Co School Dist Rankin Co School Dist Rankin 19,234 1254 $151,169,000
Scott Co School Dist Scott Co School Dist Scott 4,049 252 $28,561,000
Senatobia Municipal School Dist Senatobia Municipal School Dist Tate 1,785 115 $14,771,000
Simpson Co School Dist Simpson Co School Dist Simpson 3,731 250 $33,473,000
Smith Co School Dist Smith Co School Dist Smith 2,761 175 $23,996,000
South Panola School District South Panola School District Panola 4,430 268 $37,645,000
South Pike School Dist South Pike School Dist Pike 1,686 109 $15,663,000
South Tippah School Dist South Tippah School Dist Tippah 2,839 191 $22,468,000
Stone Co School Dist Stone Co School Dist Stone 2,637 177 $21,638,000
Tate Co School Dist Tate Co School Dist Tate 2,800 158 $18,899,000
Tishomingo Co Sp Mun Sch Dist Tishomingo Co Sp Mun Sch Dist Tishomingo 3,156 218 $27,766,000
Tunica County School District Tunica County School District Tunica 2,148 150 $23,810,000
Tupelo Public School Dist Tupelo Public School Dist Lee 7,146 494 $68,376,000
Union Co School Dist Union Co School Dist Union 2,818 175 $20,557,000
Union Public School DistUnion Public School Dist Newton 1,038 68 $7,152,000
Walthall Co School Dist Walthall Co School Dist Walthall 1,979 131 $19,256,000
Vicksburg Warren School Dist Vicksburg Warren School Dist Warren 8,325 571 $72,201,000
Water Valley School District Water Valley School District Yalobusha 1,193 81 $9,350,000
Wayne Co School Dist Wayne Co School Dist Wayne 3,320 236 $30,272,000
Webster Co School Dist Webster Co School Dist Webster 1,825 118 $15,030,000
West Jasper Consolidated Schools West Jasper Consolidated Schools Jasper 1,452 90 $12,603,000
Western Line School District Western Line School District Washington 1,940 126 $16,677,000
Wilkinson Co School Dist Wilkinson Co School Dist Wilkinson 1,221 78 $11,849,000
Winona Separate School Dist Winona Separate School Dist Montgomery 1,123 75 $9,654,000
Yazoo City Municipal School Dist Yazoo City Municipal School Dist Yazoo 2,418 140 $18,209,000
Yazoo Co School Dist Yazoo Co School Dist Yazoo 1,612 106 $15,870,000
Sources:
  • Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/pubschuniv.asp
  • Local Education Agency (School District) Finance Survey (F-33) Data, Common Core of Data (CCD) 2013-14, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ccd/f33agency.asp
×
We have made updates to our Privacy PolicyPrivacy Policy to reflect the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation.