Lee 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

474.9

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percentage of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

383.8

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

80.8%

Percentage of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Low Poverty

85.5%

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

High Poverty

71.0%

The percent of teaching staff with 4 or more years of experience in a school with high 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

12.7

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

Provisional Teachers

2.7%

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

Low Poverty

1.3%

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

High Poverty

4.4%

Percent of teaching staff with a temporary or provisional license in a school with high poverty levels.

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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

467.4

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

In-Field Teachers

98.4%

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

Low Poverty

98.7%

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

High Poverty

96.8%

The percentage of teaching staff in a school with high levels of poverty who are properly licensed for the subject matter they are teaching.

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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

29

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 383.8
  • Percent 80.8%
  • Low Poverty Number 265.1
  • Low Poverty Percent 85.5%
  • High Poverty Number 71.0%
  • High Poverty Percent 71.0%

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 12.7
  • Percent 2.7%
  • Low Poverty Number 3.9
  • Low Poverty Percent 1.3%
  • High Poverty Number
  • High Poverty Percent

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 467.4
  • Percent 98.4%
  • Low Poverty Number 306.1
  • Low Poverty Percent 98.7%
  • High Poverty Number 96.8%
  • High Poverty Percent 96.8%

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 29
  • Experienced Number 29
  • Experienced Percent 100.0%

Mississippi Department of Education

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

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