Harrison County School District

Teachers and School Leaders

This page includes information on school leaders and the professional qualifications of teachers. All teacher data is represented as Full Time Equivalents, or FTEs. For example, a teacher who works half a school day would be represented as 0.5 FTEs.

Total Teacher FTEs

906.4

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

676.1

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

74.6%

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Low Poverty

79.5%

Percent of teaching staff with four or more years of experience teaching in a school with low levels of poverty.

Title I

74.3%

Percent of teaching staff with four or more years of experience in Title I school.

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the highest quartile, while a low-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the lowest quartile.

Provisional Teachers

Percent of teachers that hold an emergency or provisional license, a valid license to teach in Mississippi.

Total Number

19.7

The number of teachers who are teaching with a temporary or provisional license.

Provisional Teachers

2.2%

Percent of teachers that hold an emergency or provisional license, a valid license to teach in Mississippi.

Low Poverty

3.1%

Percent of teaching staff with a temporary or provisional license in low-poverty schools.

Title I

2.2%

Percent of teaching staff with a temporary or provisional license in a Title I school.

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the highest quartile, while a low-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the lowest quartile.

In-Field Teachers

Percent of teachers with a valid certificate and teaching a course for which they are properly endorsed.

Total Number

890.6

Number of teachers who are properly licensed for the subject matter they are teaching.

In-Field Teachers

98.3%

Percent of teachers with a valid certificate and teaching a course for which they are properly endorsed.

Low Poverty

97.6%

Percent of teaching staff in a school with low levels of poverty who are properly licensed in the subject matter taught.

Title I

98.3%

Percent of teaching staff in a Title I school who are properly licensed in the subject matter taught.

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the highest quartile, while a low-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the lowest quartile.

Effective Teachers

Percent of teachers with a Professional Growth System (PGS) rating of 3 or higher in low or high-poverty schools.

Total Number

750

Number of teachers with a Professional Growth System (PGS) rating of 3 or higher

Effective Teachers

81.0%

Percent of teachers with a Professional Growth System (PGS) rating of 3 or higher

Low Poverty

93.9%

Percent of teachers with a Professional Growth System (PGS) rating of 3 or higher in low-poverty schools

Title I

80.5%

Percent of teachers with a Professional Growth System (PGS) rating of 3 or higher in Title I Schools

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the highest quartile, while a low-poverty school is one where the percentage of students eligible for free or reduced lunch is in the lowest quartile.

Number of Principals

Principals and assistant principals assigned to a school/district.

Total Number

54

The number of principals and assistant principals assigned to a school/district.

Experienced Principals

100.0%

Percent of principals and assistant principals with four or more years of experience.

Low Poverty

100.0%

Percent of principals and assistant principals with four or more years of experience in a school with low level of poverty

Teachers and School Leaders

Experienced Teachers

  • Total Number 676.1
  • Percent 74.6%
  • Low Poverty Number 245.0
  • Low Poverty Percent 79.5%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent
  • Title I 74.3%

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 19.7
  • Percent 2.2%
  • Low Poverty Number 9.5
  • Low Poverty Percent 3.1%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent
  • Title I 2.2%

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 890.6
  • Percent 98.3%
  • Low Poverty Number 300.9
  • Low Poverty Percent 97.6%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent
  • Title I 98.3%

Effective Teachers

  • Total Number 750
  • Percent 750
  • Low Poverty Number 291
  • Low Poverty Percent 93.9%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent
  • Title I 80.5%

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 54
  • Experienced Number 54
  • Experienced Percent 100.0%

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Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 04/04/2024