Jackson Public Schools

Jackson, Mississippi

  • 233rd

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • $36k

    starting salary

    updated 11/25/2016
  • $73k

    max salary

    updated 11/25/2016
  • 2

    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
  • 29,061

    students

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 1,778

    teachers

    updated 12/15/2016**
  • 100%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 12/15/2016**

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 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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