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

375.3

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

247.2

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

65.9%

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Low Poverty

63.7%

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

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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

39.3

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.

Low Poverty

15.2%

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

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

Total Number

347.6

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

In-Field Teachers

92.6%

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

Low Poverty

93.2%

Percent of teaching staff in a school with low levels of poverty 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 >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

23

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.

Teachers and School Leaders

Experienced Teachers

  • Total Number 247.2
  • Percent 65.9%
  • Low Poverty Number 29.3
  • Low Poverty Percent 63.7%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 39.3
  • Percent 10.5%
  • Low Poverty Number 7.0
  • Low Poverty Percent 15.2%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 347.6
  • Percent 92.6%
  • Low Poverty Number 43.0
  • Low Poverty Percent 93.2%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 23
  • Experienced Number 23
  • Experienced Percent 100.0%

Mississippi Department of Education

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

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Last updated 02/16/2024