Average Teacher Salary in Decatur City

The average teacher salary in Decatur City is $48,926.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Kindergarten $51,340 $40,410 $45,510 $51,170 $58,060 $64,850
Elementary $48,180 $39,060 $43,520 $48,470 $53,420 $58,420
High school $47,260 $38,300 $41,650 $46,800 $53,320 $58,230

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,362
  • Full time teachers: 704
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 19
  • Instructional Coordinators: 145
  • Elementary Teachers: 312
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 76
  • Pre-K Teachers: 23
  • High School Teachers: 293
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,766

Financial Statistics for Decatur City

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $38,859,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $45,255,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,304,000
  • Total revenue: $91,418,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $49,955,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $48,509,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,578,000
  • Expenditures per student: $950,000
  • Total expenditures: $92,638,000

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 Decatur City

Elementary Schools within the Decatur City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Austinville Elementary School
2320 Clara Ave SW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3050
  • Total: 400
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 54
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Banks-caddell Elementary School
211 Gordon Dr SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3040
  • Total: 447
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 72
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Benjamin Davis Elementary School
417 Monroe Dr NW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3025
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 125
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Chestnut Grove Elementary School
3205 Cedarhurst Dr SW
Decatur, AL 35603
256-552-3092
  • Total: 431
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 70
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eastwood Elementary School
1802 26th Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3043
  • Total: 270
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 44
16 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Frances Nungester Elementary School
726 Tammy St SW
Decatur, AL 35603
256-552-3079
  • Total: 363
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 55
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Julian Harris Elementary School
1922 Mcauliffe Dr SW
Decatur, AL 35603
256-552-3096
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 88
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Leon Sheffield Magnet Elementary School
801 Wilson St NE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3056
  • Total: 271
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 79
15 to 1 18 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Somerville Road Elementary School
910 Somerville Rd SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3033
  • Total: 396
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 51
10 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Walter Jackson Elementary School
1950 Park St SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3031
  • Total: 254
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 42
14 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West Decatur Elementary School
708 Memorial Dr SW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3027
  • Total: 261
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 38
12 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Woodmeade Elementary School
1400 19th Ave SW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3023
  • Total: 322
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 60
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Decatur City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brookhaven Middle School
1302 5th Ave SW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3045
  • Total: 648
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 218
  • 8th grade: 228
13 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cedar Ridge Middle School
2715 Danville Rd SW
Decatur, AL 35603
256-552-4622
  • Total: 692
  • 6th grade: 239
  • 7th grade: 218
  • 8th grade: 235
16 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Oak Park Middle School
1218 16th Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3035
  • Total: 625
  • 6th grade: 205
  • 7th grade: 215
  • 8th grade: 205
14 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Decatur City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Austin High School
1625 Danville Rd SW
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3060
  • Total: 1,522
  • 9th grade: 452
  • 10th grade: 432
  • 11th grade: 308
  • 12th grade: 330
16 to 1 99 9th Grade 12th Grade
Decatur High School
1011 Prospect Dr SE
Decatur, AL 35601
256-552-3011
  • Total: 1,093
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 329
  • 10th grade: 297
  • 11th grade: 212
  • 12th grade: 254
15 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,431
  • Median family income: $47,574
  • Median male income: $30,186
  • Median female income: $15,977
  • Median income of a renter: $20,895
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,672
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,700 2,605 3,085 3,675 1,840