Desoto County School District

Hernando, Mississippi

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Desoto County School District. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Desoto-County-School-District
  • 185th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $37k

    starting salary

    updated 04/30/2018
  • $71k

    max salary

    updated 04/30/2018
  • 2
    in accordance with the education employment procedures law

    years to tenure

    updated 10/03/2017
  • 180

    days in student
    school year

    updated 02/15/2019
  • 188

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 02/15/2019
  • 33,537

    students

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 1,983

    teachers

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 53%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • 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 03/12/2019**

*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 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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