Average Teacher Salary in Colbert County

The average teacher salary in Colbert County is $39,492.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,470 $14,430 $15,490 $24,810 $29,920 $33,260
Kindergarten $43,580 $28,700 $39,410 $45,530 $50,080 $53,000
Elementary $45,160 $31,030 $39,050 $46,280 $51,890 $58,040
Middle school $37,980 $24,900 $28,240 $36,120 $48,370 $53,500
High school $46,270 $31,330 $39,500 $46,170 $53,310 $59,670

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General Facts

  • Staff: 424
  • Full time teachers: 186
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 1
  • Instructional Coordinators: 28
  • Elementary Teachers: 84
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 21
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 80
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,955

Financial Statistics for Colbert County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $9,906,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $17,757,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,958,000
  • Total revenue: $30,621,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,498,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $16,790,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,641,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,039,000
  • Total expenditures: $30,215,000

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 Colbert County

Elementary Schools within the Colbert County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Elementary School
1305 North Pike
Cherokee, AL 35616
256-359-6422
  • Total: 367
  • 3rd grade: 149
  • 4th grade: 145
  • 5th grade: 131
15 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Colbert Heights Elementary School
1551 Sunset Dr
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-381-6132
  • Total: 484
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 63
16 to 1 31 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Hatton Elementary School
2130 Hatton School Rd
Leighton, AL 35646
256-446-5679
  • Total: 281
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 60
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Leighton Elementary School
8100 Old Hwy 20
Leighton, AL 35646
256-446-8351
  • Total: 296
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 43
13 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
New Bethel Elementary School
900 New Bethel School Rd
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-383-6471
  • Total: 171
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 24
13 to 1 13 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Colbert County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee High School
850 High School Dr
Cherokee, AL 35616
256-359-4434
  • Total: 304
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade: 44
15 to 1 21 7th Grade 12th Grade
Colbert County High School
2200 High School St
Leighton, AL 35646
256-446-8214
  • Total: 535
  • 7th grade: 99
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 101
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade: 78
16 to 1 34 7th Grade 12th Grade
Colbert Heights High School
6825 Woodmont Dr
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-383-7875
  • Total: 517
  • 7th grade: 90
  • 8th grade: 88
  • 9th grade: 108
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade: 76
18 to 1 29 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Colbert County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee High School
850 High School Dr
Cherokee, AL 35616
256-359-4434
  • Total: 304
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade: 44
15 to 1 21 7th Grade 12th Grade
Colbert County High School
2200 High School St
Leighton, AL 35646
256-446-8214
  • Total: 535
  • 7th grade: 99
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 101
  • 10th grade: 106
  • 11th grade: 75
  • 12th grade: 78
16 to 1 34 7th Grade 12th Grade
Colbert Heights High School
6825 Woodmont Dr
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-383-7875
  • Total: 517
  • 7th grade: 90
  • 8th grade: 88
  • 9th grade: 108
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade: 76
18 to 1 29 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,218
  • Median family income: $36,788
  • Median male income: $25,564
  • Median female income: $14,160
  • Median income of a renter: $19,939
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,291
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,320 1,805 1,640 1,405 485