Average Teacher Salary in Dekalb County

The average teacher salary in Dekalb County is $45,237.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,170 $14,868 $16,646 $20,185 $27,328 $35,348
Kindergarten $44,040 $20,019 $32,490 $46,012 $55,583 $64,680
Elementary $52,754 $37,351 $43,485 $52,230 $61,966 $70,675
Middle school $51,999 $36,660 $42,805 $51,004 $61,229 $70,823
High school $54,225 $37,724 $44,713 $54,323 $63,432 $72,952

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,141
  • Full time teachers: 592
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 8
  • Instructional Coordinators: 87
  • Elementary Teachers: 261
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 68
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 262
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,960

Financial Statistics for Dekalb County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $16,140,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $51,005,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,184,000
  • Total revenue: $76,329,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $43,099,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $40,208,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $16,100,000
  • Expenditures per student: $734,000
  • Total expenditures: $75,154,000

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 Dekalb County

Elementary Schools within the Dekalb County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Collinsville High School
802 South Valley St
Collinsville, AL 35961
256-524-2111
  • Total: 709
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 64
  • 9th grade: 50
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 42
14 to 1 51 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Crossville Elementary School
63 Justice St
Crossville, AL 35962
256-528-7859
  • Total: 924
  • Kindergarten: 152
  • 1st grade: 169
  • 2nd grade: 158
  • 3rd grade: 151
  • 4th grade: 146
  • 5th grade: 148
14 to 1 67 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fyffe High School
153 Church St
Fyffe, AL 35971
256-623-2116
  • Total: 980
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 74
  • 8th grade: 80
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 76
  • 12th grade: 73
16 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Geraldine School
13011 Hwy 227
Geraldine, AL 35974
256-659-2142
  • Total: 1,162
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 106
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 103
  • 9th grade: 100
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade: 65
16 to 1 74 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Henagar Jr High School
85 Woodview Rd
Henagar, AL 35978
256-657-4483
  • Total: 360
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 39
15 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Ider School
1064 Crabapplacee Ln
Ider, AL 35981
256-632-2302
  • Total: 855
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 68
  • 11th grade: 77
  • 12th grade: 52
16 to 1 53 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Moon Lake School
5855 East River Rd
Mentone, AL 35984
256-634-4113
  • Total: 130
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 15
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 13
  • 6th grade: 19
13 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Plainview School
76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
256-638-3510
  • Total: 1,267
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 86
  • 7th grade: 83
  • 8th grade: 93
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 112
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade: 82
16 to 1 80 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Ruhuma Jr High School
3371 County Rd 81
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256-845-3377
  • Total: 212
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 23
12 to 1 17 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Sylvania School
133 1st St NW
Sylvania, AL 35988
256-638-2030
  • Total: 998
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 82
  • 8th grade: 64
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 86
  • 11th grade: 96
  • 12th grade: 69
17 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Valley Head High School
235 1st Ave
Valley Head, AL 35989
256-635-6228
  • Total: 524
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 44
13 to 1 40 Kindergarten 12th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dekalb County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crossville High School
5405 Co Rd 28
Crossville, AL 35962
256-528-7858
  • Total: 839
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 139
  • 8th grade: 140
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 115
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade: 101
17 to 1 51 6th Grade 12th Grade
Henagar Jr High School
85 Woodview Rd
Henagar, AL 35978
256-657-4483
  • Total: 360
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 39
15 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Ruhuma Jr High School
3371 County Rd 81
Fort Payne, AL 35967
256-845-3377
  • Total: 212
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 23
12 to 1 17 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dekalb County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Collinsville High School
802 South Valley St
Collinsville, AL 35961
256-524-2111
  • Total: 709
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 64
  • 9th grade: 50
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 42
14 to 1 51 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Crossville High School
5405 Co Rd 28
Crossville, AL 35962
256-528-7858
  • Total: 839
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 139
  • 8th grade: 140
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 115
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade: 101
17 to 1 51 6th Grade 12th Grade
Fyffe High School
153 Church St
Fyffe, AL 35971
256-623-2116
  • Total: 980
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 74
  • 8th grade: 80
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 76
  • 12th grade: 73
16 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Geraldine School
13011 Hwy 227
Geraldine, AL 35974
256-659-2142
  • Total: 1,162
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 106
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 103
  • 9th grade: 100
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade: 65
16 to 1 74 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Ider School
1064 Crabapplacee Ln
Ider, AL 35981
256-632-2302
  • Total: 855
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 68
  • 11th grade: 77
  • 12th grade: 52
16 to 1 53 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Plainview School
76 Chavies Rd
Rainsville, AL 35986
256-638-3510
  • Total: 1,267
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 86
  • 7th grade: 83
  • 8th grade: 93
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 112
  • 11th grade: 100
  • 12th grade: 82
16 to 1 80 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Sylvania School
133 1st St NW
Sylvania, AL 35988
256-638-2030
  • Total: 998
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 82
  • 8th grade: 64
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 86
  • 11th grade: 96
  • 12th grade: 69
17 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Valley Head High School
235 1st Ave
Valley Head, AL 35989
256-635-6228
  • Total: 524
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 44
13 to 1 40 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,825
  • Median family income: $34,998
  • Median male income: $24,263
  • Median female income: $14,944
  • Median income of a renter: $17,569
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,802
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,895 3,730 3,615 2,100 645