Average Teacher Salary in Shelby County

The average teacher salary in Shelby County is $43,426.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,625 $15,262 $17,715 $21,673 $25,604 $31,748
Kindergarten $46,914 $34,241 $41,964 $48,705 $54,255 $59,227
Elementary $48,667 $35,938 $41,188 $48,109 $55,662 $64,054
Middle school $49,366 $37,847 $42,701 $48,855 $55,832 $63,389
High school $49,561 $36,956 $42,150 $49,415 $56,445 $62,988

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,743
  • Full time teachers: 1,862
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 36
  • Instructional Coordinators: 356
  • Elementary Teachers: 879
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 177
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 791
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 27,012

Financial Statistics for Shelby County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $110,096,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $131,346,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $12,705,000
  • Total revenue: $254,147,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $133,985,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $131,074,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $51,972,000
  • Expenditures per student: $5,811,000
  • Total expenditures: $277,296,000

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 Shelby County

Elementary Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Calera Elementary School
855 10th St
Calera, AL 35040
205-682-6120
  • Total: 701
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 175
  • 1st grade: 183
  • 2nd grade: 175
  • 3rd grade: 158
14 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Calera Middle School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
205-682-6100
  • Total: 432
  • 4th grade: 144
  • 5th grade: 147
  • 6th grade: 141
17 to 1 25 4th Grade 6th Grade
Chelsea Intermediate School
2315 Hwy 39
Chelsea, AL 35043
205-682-7220
  • Total: 583
  • 4th grade: 291
  • 5th grade: 292
19 to 1 31 4th Grade 5th Grade
Chelsea Park Elementary School
9000 Chelsea Park Trail
Chelsea, AL 35043
205-682-6700
  • Total: 755
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 180
  • 1st grade: 178
  • 2nd grade: 188
  • 3rd grade: 184
16 to 1 48 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Creek View Elementary School
8568 Hwy 17
Maylene, AL 35114
205-682-5730
  • Total: 975
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 255
  • 1st grade: 231
  • 2nd grade: 231
  • 3rd grade: 237
14 to 1 69 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Elvin Hill Elementary School
201 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
205-682-6620
  • Total: 570
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 106
14 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Helena Elementary School
187 Third St
Helena, AL 35080
205-682-5540
  • Total: 831
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 265
  • 1st grade: 266
  • 2nd grade: 281
15 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Helena Intermediate School
3500 Hwy 52
Helena, AL 35080
205-682-5520
  • Total: 789
  • 3rd grade: 289
  • 4th grade: 258
  • 5th grade: 242
17 to 1 46 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Inverness Elementary School
5251 Valleydale Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-5240
  • Total: 612
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 161
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 146
  • 3rd grade: 151
15 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Meadow View Elementary School
2800 Smokey Rd
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-682-5740
  • Total: 982
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 211
  • 1st grade: 269
  • 2nd grade: 231
  • 3rd grade: 248
13 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Montevallo Elementary School
171 Jeter Circle
Montevallo, AL 35115
205-682-6420
  • Total: 706
  • Pre-k: 6
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 137
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 112
14 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mt Laurel Elementary School
1 Jefferson Placeace
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-7230
  • Total: 591
  • Kindergarten: 146
  • 1st grade: 169
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 138
15 to 1 39 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Oak Mt Elementary School
5640 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-5230
  • Total: 826
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 194
  • 1st grade: 170
  • 2nd grade: 202
  • 3rd grade: 235
14 to 1 59 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Oak Mt Intermediate School
5486 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-5220
  • Total: 763
  • 4th grade: 374
  • 5th grade: 389
18 to 1 43 4th Grade 5th Grade
Shelby Elementary School
19099 Hwy 145
Shelby, AL 35143
205-682-6630
  • Total: 202
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 27
11 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thompson Intermediate School
10019 Hwy 119
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-682-5720
  • Total: 948
  • 4th grade: 454
  • 5th grade: 494
17 to 1 56 4th Grade 5th Grade
Valley Elementary School
310 Opportunity Dr
Pelham, AL 35124
205-682-5550
  • Total: 764
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 241
  • 1st grade: 239
  • 2nd grade: 273
13 to 1 59 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Valley Intermediate School
2200 Hwy 33
Pelham, AL 35124
205-682-5530
  • Total: 707
  • 3rd grade: 241
  • 4th grade: 238
  • 5th grade: 228
15 to 1 46 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Vincent Elementary School
40800 Hwy 25
Vincent, AL 35178
205-682-7320
  • Total: 476
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 68
14 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wilsonville Elementary School
71 School St
Wilsonville, AL 35186
205-682-6640
  • Total: 220
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 32
13 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Calera High School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
205-682-6100
  • Total: 756
  • 7th grade: 163
  • 8th grade: 133
  • 9th grade: 123
  • 10th grade: 128
  • 11th grade: 124
  • 12th grade: 85
16 to 1 49 7th Grade 12th Grade
Chelsea Middle School
2321 Hwy 39
Chelsea, AL 35043
205-682-7210
  • Total: 746
  • 6th grade: 248
  • 7th grade: 253
  • 8th grade: 245
17 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Columbiana Middle School
222 Joinertown Rd
Columbiana, AL 35051
205-682-6610
  • Total: 505
  • 6th grade: 172
  • 7th grade: 171
  • 8th grade: 162
14 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade
Helena Middle
1299 Hillsboro Parkway
Helena, AL 35080
205-682-5300
  • Total: 698
  • 6th grade: 252
  • 7th grade: 220
  • 8th grade: 226
17 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Montevallo Middle School
235 Samford St
Montevallo, AL 35115
205-682-6410
  • Total: 338
  • 6th grade: 115
  • 7th grade: 118
  • 8th grade: 105
13 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade
Oak Mt Middle School
5650 Cahaba Valley Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-5210
  • Total: 1,224
  • 6th grade: 413
  • 7th grade: 402
  • 8th grade: 409
17 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Riverchase Middle School
853 Willow Oak Dr
Birmingham, AL 35244
205-682-5510
  • Total: 681
  • 6th grade: 240
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 220
16 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Thompson Middle School
1509 Kent Dairy Rd
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-682-5710
  • Total: 1,385
  • 6th grade: 442
  • 7th grade: 477
  • 8th grade: 466
16 to 1 86 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vincent Middle High School
42505 Hwy 25
Vincent, AL 35178
205-682-7300
  • Total: 508
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 85
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 67
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade: 62
11 to 1 47 6th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Calera High School
8454 Hwy 31 South
Calera, AL 35040
205-682-6100
  • Total: 756
  • 7th grade: 163
  • 8th grade: 133
  • 9th grade: 123
  • 10th grade: 128
  • 11th grade: 124
  • 12th grade: 85
16 to 1 49 7th Grade 12th Grade
Chelsea High School
10510 Hwy 11
Chelsea, AL 35043
205-682-7200
  • Total: 770
  • 9th grade: 230
  • 10th grade: 219
  • 11th grade: 168
  • 12th grade: 153
17 to 1 46 9th Grade 12th Grade
Montevallo High School
980 Oak St
Montevallo, AL 35115
205-682-6400
  • Total: 358
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 92
  • 11th grade: 79
  • 12th grade: 85
12 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade
Oak Mt High School
5476 Caldwell Mill Rd
Birmingham, AL 35242
205-682-5200
  • Total: 1,726
  • 9th grade: 497
  • 10th grade: 386
  • 11th grade: 440
  • 12th grade: 403
17 to 1 100 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pelham High School
2500 Panther Circle
Pelham, AL 35124
205-682-5500
  • Total: 1,515
  • 9th grade: 445
  • 10th grade: 372
  • 11th grade: 345
  • 12th grade: 353
18 to 1 86 9th Grade 12th Grade
Shelby County High School
101 Washington St
Columbiana, AL 35051
205-682-6600
  • Total: 610
  • 9th grade: 200
  • 10th grade: 127
  • 11th grade: 141
  • 12th grade: 142
14 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade
Thompson High School
100 Warrior Dr
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-682-5700
  • Total: 1,694
  • 9th grade: 462
  • 10th grade: 457
  • 11th grade: 406
  • 12th grade: 369
16 to 1 103 9th Grade 12th Grade
Vincent Middle High School
42505 Hwy 25
Vincent, AL 35178
205-682-7300
  • Total: 508
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 85
  • 8th grade: 76
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 67
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade: 62
11 to 1 47 6th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Linda Nolen Learning Center
10111 Hwy 119
Alabaster, AL 35007
205-682-5800
  • Total: 65
  • Pre-k: 1
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 8
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 10
4 to 1 15 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $24,700
  • Median family income: $61,006
  • Median male income: $36,696
  • Median female income: $21,963
  • Median income of a renter: $31,280
  • Median income of a home owner: $58,873
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,930 5,190 7,455 11,320 7,225