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
  • 243rd

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $36k

    starting salary

    updated 11/25/2016
  • $73k

    max salary

    updated 11/25/2016
  • 2
    in accordance with the education employment procedures law.

    years to tenure

    updated 03/21/2017
  • 181

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/02/2017
  • 187

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/02/2017
  • 28,019


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 1,756


    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 100%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

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 Jackson Public Schools.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*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 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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