Desoto County School District

Hernando, Mississippi

  • 186th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $37k

    starting salary

    updated 07/21/2017
  • $71k

    max salary

    updated 07/21/2017
  • 2

    years to tenure

    updated 10/03/2017
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 09/28/2017
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 09/28/2017
  • 33,275

    students

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 1,991

    teachers

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 52%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under a current contract
  • Collective bargaining is permissible. Teachers may petition for representation but district school boards decide whether or not to engage in collective bargaining.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Desoto County School District.

Student Demographics

updated 12/15/2016**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2014-2015 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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