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State Education Agency (State DOE)

Mississippi Department of Education
Central High School
359 North West Street
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
Phone: (601) 359-3513
Fax: (601) 359-3242
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/


State Child Care Licensing Office

Child Care Facilities Licensure (Mississippi)
State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
Phone: (601) 364-2827
Fax: (601) 364-5058
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.msdh.state.ms.us/msdhsite/_static/30.html


State Director of Special Education

Office of Special Education (Mississippi)
State Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
359 North West Street, Suite 335
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
Phone: (601) 359-3498
Toll-Free: (877) 544-0408
Toll-Free Restrictions: MS residents only
Fax: (601) 359-1829
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us/special_education/


State Grant Agency

Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453
Phone: (601) 432-6997
Toll-Free: (800) 327-2980
Toll-Free Restrictions: MS residents only
Fax: (601) 432-6527
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.mississippi.edu/financialaid/


Teacher Salary Survey 2007

Mississippi ranked 47th in the nation for its average teacher salary in 2006-07, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007.

The average teacher salary in Mississippi for the 2006-07 school year was $40,182-a one percent decrease from the previous year. Mississippi was ranked 26th in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $32,141, a decrease of 0.1 percent from 2005-06.

In Mississippi, the average salary for charter school teachers was $40,182; beginning charter school teachers’ salaries averaged $32,141.

Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Southeast Region ranked as follows: Georgia was ranked 17th in the nation, at $49,836; Virginia was 20th, at $49,130; Florida was 24th, at $47,219; North Carolina was 27th, at $46,137; Arkansas was 32nd, at $44,493; South Carolina was 33rd, at $44,435; Tennessee was 34th, at $43,815; Kentucky was 35th, at $43,787; Alabama was 36th, at $42,389; Louisiana was 39th, at $42,816; and West Virginia was 45th, at $40,534.

California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640, while South Dakota reported the lowest, at $35,378.


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