Jackson Public Schools

Jackson, Mississippi

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Jackson Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Jackson-Public-Schools
  • 301st

    largest school district
    in the country

  • $38k

    starting salary

  • $75k

    max salary

  • 2
    in accordance with the Education Employment Procedures Law.

    years to tenure

  • 23,935

    students

  • 1,582

    teachers

  • 100%

    free/reduced lunch

Labor context

  • Collective bargaining is permissible. Teachers may petition for representation but district school boards decide whether or not to engage in collective bargaining.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with AFT.

Student Demographics

*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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