Average Teacher Salary in Cherokee County

The average teacher salary in Cherokee County is $41,714.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,590 $15,620 $19,250 $21,890 $29,840 $45,010
Kindergarten $44,590 $34,750 $39,640 $45,270 $50,670 $55,670
Elementary $45,100 $33,520 $38,600 $46,180 $51,700 $56,760
Middle school $46,270 $35,560 $40,330 $46,870 $52,200 $58,100
High school $47,020 $35,460 $40,240 $47,100 $53,010 $59,450

How to Become a Teacher in Cherokee County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 557
  • Full time teachers: 272
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 0
  • Instructional Coordinators: 39
  • Elementary Teachers: 121
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 125
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,084

Financial Statistics for Cherokee County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $8,940,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $24,510,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,436,000
  • Total revenue: $36,886,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $20,187,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $19,834,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,863,000
  • Expenditures per student: $518,000
  • Total expenditures: $37,222,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Cherokee County

Elementary Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedar Bluff High School
3655 Old Hwy 9
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
256-779-6211
  • Total: 605
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 47
  • 8th grade: 59
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade: 34
16 to 1 38 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Centre Elementary School
725 East Main St
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-3302
  • Total: 789
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 134
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 135
  • 4th grade: 137
  • 5th grade: 130
14 to 1 55 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Centre Middle School
350 East Main St
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5656
  • Total: 358
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 125
17 to 1 21 5th Grade 8th Grade
Gaylesville High School
760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL 35973
256-422-3401
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 32
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Sand Rock High School
1950 Sand Rock Ave
Sand Rock, AL 35983
256-523-3564
  • Total: 899
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 80
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade: 59
16 to 1 55 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Spring Garden High School
2430 County Rd 29
Spring Garden, AL 36275
256-447-7045
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade: 39
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 12th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Centre Middle School
350 East Main St
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-5656
  • Total: 358
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 125
17 to 1 21 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedar Bluff High School
3655 Old Hwy 9
Cedar Bluff, AL 35959
256-779-6211
  • Total: 605
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 47
  • 8th grade: 59
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade: 34
16 to 1 38 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Cherokee County High School
910 Warrior Dr
Centre, AL 35960
256-927-3625
  • Total: 442
  • 9th grade: 132
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade: 80
16 to 1 29 9th Grade 12th Grade
Gaylesville High School
760 Trojan Way
Gaylesville, AL 35973
256-422-3401
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 38
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 32
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Sand Rock High School
1950 Sand Rock Ave
Sand Rock, AL 35983
256-523-3564
  • Total: 899
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 62
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 80
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade: 59
16 to 1 55 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Spring Garden High School
2430 County Rd 29
Spring Garden, AL 36275
256-447-7045
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 65
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade: 39
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,543
  • Median family income: $36,920
  • Median male income: $24,939
  • Median female income: $15,402
  • Median income of a renter: $19,448
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,347
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,105 1,865 1,700 1,215 325