Hinds 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

352.8

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percentage of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

241.4

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

68.4%

Percentage of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where >94% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, while a low-poverty school is one where <63% of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

Provisional Teachers

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

Total Number

37.0

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

Provisional Teachers

10.5%

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

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where >94% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, while a low-poverty school is one where <63% of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

In-Field Teachers

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

Total Number

335.2

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

In-Field Teachers

95.0%

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

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The information is also reported by low-poverty and high-poverty school designations. A high-poverty school is one where >94% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, while a low-poverty school is one where <63% of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.

Number of Principals

Principals and assistant principals assigned to a school/district.

Total Number

24

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

Experienced Principals

95.8%

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

Teachers and School Leaders

Experienced Teachers

  • Total Number 241.4
  • Percent 68.4%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 37.0
  • Percent 10.5%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 335.2
  • Percent 95.0%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 24
  • Experienced Number 23
  • Experienced Percent 95.8%

Mississippi Department of Education

PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3513

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Last updated 3/31/2022