West Tallahatchie 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

50.6

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

31.1

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

61.5%

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

High Poverty

61.5%

Percent of teaching staff with four 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 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

6.9

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

Provisional Teachers

13.6%

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

High Poverty

13.6%

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 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

45.9

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

In-Field Teachers

90.7%

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

High Poverty

90.7%

Percent 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 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

3

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 31.1
  • Percent 61.5%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 61.5%
  • High Poverty Percent 61.5%

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 6.9
  • Percent 13.6%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 6.9
  • High Poverty Percent 13.6%

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 45.9
  • Percent 90.7%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 90.7%
  • High Poverty Percent 90.7%

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 3
  • Experienced Number 3
  • Experienced Percent 100.0%

Mississippi Department of Education

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

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Last updated 04/04/2024