Mississippi Schools: Key Facts and Resources

Learning key facts and knowing who's who will help you get savvy about education in your state.

Mississippi Schools: By the Numbers

Public schools 886
Public school teachers 31,588
Pre-K-12 enrollment 492,645
Minority students 53.0%
Students eligible for free/reduced price lunch 65.3%
Students with disabilities 12.9%
Annual pre-K-12 expenditures $2.6 billion
English-language learners 0.5%

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