Tunica 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

125.7

This is the total number of teacher FTEs.

Experienced Teachers

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

Total Number

78.3

Number of teachers with four or more years of experience.

Experienced Teachers

62.3%

Percent of teachers with four or more years of teaching experience

High Poverty

62.3%

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

11.9

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

Provisional Teachers

9.5%

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

High Poverty

9.5%

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

125.3

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

In-Field Teachers

99.7%

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

High Poverty

99.7%

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

12

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 78.3
  • Percent 62.3%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 62.3%
  • High Poverty Percent 62.3%

Provisional Teachers

  • Total Number 11.9
  • Percent 9.5%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 11.9
  • High Poverty Percent 9.5%

In-Field Teachers

  • Total Number 125.3
  • Percent 99.7%
  • Low Poverty Number
  • Low Poverty Percent
  • High Poverty Number 99.7%
  • High Poverty Percent 99.7%

Number of Principals

  • Total Number 12
  • Experienced Number 12
  • 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