Average Teacher Salary in Etowah County

The average teacher salary in Etowah County is $44,507.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Kindergarten $43,650 $34,780 $39,260 $43,600 $51,440 $56,740
Elementary $44,690 $36,940 $40,330 $44,840 $49,740 $53,220
Middle school $42,400 $27,740 $34,090 $43,840 $50,140 $56,730
High school $47,290 $34,710 $43,040 $47,520 $52,000 $60,330

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,156
  • Full time teachers: 596
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 7
  • Instructional Coordinators: 60
  • Elementary Teachers: 284
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 71
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 238
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,766

Financial Statistics for Etowah County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $17,401,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $51,603,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,174,000
  • Total revenue: $75,178,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $40,639,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $40,215,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $15,949,000
  • Expenditures per student: $894,000
  • Total expenditures: $75,547,000

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 Etowah County

Elementary Schools within the Etowah County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carlisle Elementary School
8025 Us Hwy 431
Boaz, AL 35956
256-593-4613
  • Total: 427
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 57
15 to 1 29 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Duck Springs Elementary School
10180 Duck Springs Rd
Attalla, AL 35954
256-538-6301
  • Total: 274
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 35
15 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Gaston High School
4550 Us Hwy 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-547-8828
  • Total: 600
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 50
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade: 41
14 to 1 43 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Glencoe Elementary School
207 North College St
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-4709
  • Total: 381
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 73
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Glencoe Middle School
809 Lonesome Bend Rd
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-6414
  • Total: 337
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 84
  • 7th grade: 74
  • 8th grade: 89
20 to 1 17 5th Grade 8th Grade
Highland Elementary School
3156 Tabor Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
256-546-7409
  • Total: 271
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 15
15 to 1 19 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hokes Bluff Elementary School
5375 Main St
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
256-492-5571
  • Total: 551
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 115
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Hokes Bluff Middle School
5425 Main St
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
256-492-1963
  • Total: 480
  • 5th grade: 118
  • 6th grade: 117
  • 7th grade: 123
  • 8th grade: 122
21 to 1 23 5th Grade 8th Grade
Ivalee Elementary School
840 Gallant Rd
Attalla, AL 35954
256-538-9781
  • Total: 276
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
15 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
John School Jones Elementary School
301 Lumley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
256-442-2900
  • Total: 725
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 131
16 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Southside Elementary School
2551 Hwy 77
Southside, AL 35907
256-442-1090
  • Total: 626
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 105
17 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West End Elementary School
6795 Hwy 132
Altoona, AL 35952
205-589-6711
  • Total: 426
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 58
14 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Whitesboro Elementary School
5080 Leeth Gap Rd
Boaz, AL 35956
256-593-5406
  • Total: 338
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 46
17 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Etowah County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Glencoe Middle School
809 Lonesome Bend Rd
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-6414
  • Total: 337
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 84
  • 7th grade: 74
  • 8th grade: 89
20 to 1 17 5th Grade 8th Grade
Highland Elementary School
3156 Tabor Rd
Gadsden, AL 35904
256-546-7409
  • Total: 271
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 15
15 to 1 19 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hokes Bluff Middle School
5425 Main St
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
256-492-1963
  • Total: 480
  • 5th grade: 118
  • 6th grade: 117
  • 7th grade: 123
  • 8th grade: 122
21 to 1 23 5th Grade 8th Grade
Rainbow Middle School
454 Lumbley Rd
Rainbow City, AL 35906
256-442-1095
  • Total: 658
  • 6th grade: 213
  • 7th grade: 216
  • 8th grade: 229
19 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sardis High School
1420 Church St
Sardis City, AL 35956
256-593-5221
  • Total: 652
  • 7th grade: 135
  • 8th grade: 103
  • 9th grade: 119
  • 10th grade: 117
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade: 92
18 to 1 37 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Etowah County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Gaston High School
4550 Us Hwy 411
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-547-8828
  • Total: 600
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 50
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 51
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade: 41
14 to 1 43 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Glencoe High School
803 Lonesome Bend Rd
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-2250
  • Total: 333
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade: 76
14 to 1 24 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hokes Bluff High School
1865 Appalachia Rd
Hokes Bluff, AL 35903
256-492-1360
  • Total: 407
  • 9th grade: 116
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade: 90
16 to 1 25 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sardis High School
1420 Church St
Sardis City, AL 35956
256-593-5221
  • Total: 652
  • 7th grade: 135
  • 8th grade: 103
  • 9th grade: 119
  • 10th grade: 117
  • 11th grade: 86
  • 12th grade: 92
18 to 1 37 7th Grade 12th Grade
Southside High School
2150 Hwy 77
Southside, AL 35907
256-442-2172
  • Total: 782
  • 9th grade: 209
  • 10th grade: 204
  • 11th grade: 190
  • 12th grade: 179
18 to 1 44 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Etowah County (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Career Technical Center
105 Burke Ave SE
Attalla, AL 35954
256-538-3312
  • Total: 33
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade: 13
14 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade
Etowah County Alternative High School
600 Valley St
Gadsden, AL 35902
256-439-2972
  • Total: 189
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 49
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade: 50
27 to 1 7 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,691
  • Median family income: $42,330
  • Median male income: $27,887
  • Median female income: $15,451
  • Median income of a renter: $22,853
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,474
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,070 4,045 4,055 4,045 1,295