Average Teacher Salary in Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

The average teacher salary in Matanuska-susitna Borough School District is $25,410.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,410 $19,000 $21,450 $24,620 $29,070 $33,240

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,734
  • Full time teachers: 949
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 17 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 198
  • Instructional Coordinators: not available
  • Elementary Teachers: 389
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 43
  • Pre-K Teachers: 20
  • High School Teachers: 497
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 16,468

Financial Statistics for Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $42,616,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $115,788,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,285,000
  • Total revenue: $172,689,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $94,710,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $87,080,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $42,353,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $214,323,000

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 Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

Elementary Schools within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Charter School
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-2358
  • Total: 229
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 26
15 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Beryozova School
501 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-9239
  • Total: 19
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 3
19 to 1 1 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Big Lake Elementary
Mile 45 South Big Lake Rd
Big Lake, AK 99652
907-892-6019
  • Total: 404
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 79
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Butte Elementary
4006 South Butte Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
907-745-4871
  • Total: 318
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 45
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cottonwood Creek Elementary
800 North Seward Meridian
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-376-7577
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 79
17 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Finger Lake Elementary
5981 Eek St
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-3242
  • Total: 420
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 97
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fronteras Charter School
7010 East Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-745-2223
  • Total: 188
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 9
22 to 1 9 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Glacier View School
21970 West Glenn Hwy
Sutton, AK 99674
907-745-5122
  • Total: 43
  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 3
9 to 1 5 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Goose Bay Elementary
6400 Hollywood Blvd
Wasilla, AK 99687
907-352-6400
  • Total: 427
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 136
  • 2nd grade: 141
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Iditarod Elementary
801 North Wasilla Fishhook Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-9100
  • Total: 458
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 75
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Knik Elementary School
2722 East Seldon Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-2300
  • Total: 397
  • 3rd grade: 142
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 124
17 to 1 23 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Larson Elementary
2722 East Seldon Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-2300
  • Total: 294
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 45
14 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meadow Lakes Elementary
1741 Pittman Rd
Wasilla, AK 99687
907-352-6100
  • Total: 426
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 69
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Midnight Sun Family Learning Center
7362 West Parks 714
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-357-6786
  • Total: 165
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 6
22 to 1 8 Kindergarten 10th Grade
Pioneer Peak Elementary
1959 North Trunk Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
907-745-0157
  • Total: 417
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 70
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Shaw Elementary
3750 East Paradise Ln
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-0500
  • Total: 390
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 60
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sherrod Elementary
561 North Gulkana St
Palmer, AK 99645
907-761-4100
  • Total: 408
  • 3rd grade: 138
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 134
17 to 1 25 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Snowshoe Elementary
2001 West Fairview Loop
Wasilla, AK 99645
907-352-9500
  • Total: 378
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 55
16 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sutton Elementary
4 Wright Way Mi 61 Glenn Hwy N
Sutton, AK 99674
907-745-6150
  • Total: 64
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 8
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 10
8 to 1 8 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Swanson Elementary
609 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
907-745-3227
  • Total: 435
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 147
15 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Talkeetna Elementary
13798 East Veterans Way
Talkeetna, AK 99676
907-733-2252
  • Total: 94
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 12
  • 5th grade: 10
  • 6th grade: 15
10 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Tanaina Elementary
2550 Lucille St
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-9400
  • Total: 335
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 55
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Trapper Creek Elementary
Mile 25 Petersville Rd
Trapper Creek, AK 99683
907-733-2298
  • Total: 22
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 5
11 to 1 2 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Twindly-bridge Charter School
141 East Seldon Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-376-6680
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 16
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 21
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 10
not available not available Kindergarten 12th Grade
Willow Elementary
Mile 695 Parks Hwy
Willow, AK 99688
907-495-6236
  • Total: 117
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 10
13 to 1 9 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Charter School
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-2358
  • Total: 229
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 26
15 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Colony Middle School
9250 Colony School Dr
Palmer, AK 99645
907-761-1500
  • Total: 664
  • 6th grade: 195
  • 7th grade: 227
  • 8th grade: 242
18 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Houston Middle School
12801 West Hawk Ln
Big Lake, AK 99652
907-892-9500
  • Total: 342
  • 6th grade: 97
  • 7th grade: 116
  • 8th grade: 129
15 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
Palmer Middle School
1159 South Chugach
Palmer, AK 99645
907-761-4300
  • Total: 631
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 215
  • 8th grade: 218
16 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Susitna Valley High
Mile 986 Parks Hwy
Talkeetna, AK 99676
907-733-9300
  • Total: 178
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade: 24
11 to 1 16 7th Grade 12th Grade
Teeland Middle School
2788 North Seward Meridian Par
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-7500
  • Total: 697
  • 6th grade: 239
  • 7th grade: 240
  • 8th grade: 218
17 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Wasilla Middle School
650 Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-5300
  • Total: 797
  • 6th grade: 265
  • 7th grade: 249
  • 8th grade: 283
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beryozova School
501 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-9239
  • Total: 19
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 3
19 to 1 1 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Colony High School
9550 East Colony School Dr
Palmer, AK 99645
907-861-5500
  • Total: 1,199
  • 9th grade: 346
  • 10th grade: 284
  • 11th grade: 343
  • 12th grade: 226
21 to 1 58 9th Grade 12th Grade
Glacier View School
21970 West Glenn Hwy
Sutton, AK 99674
907-745-5122
  • Total: 43
  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 3
9 to 1 5 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Houston High School
12501 West Hawk Rd
Big Lake, AK 99652
907-892-9400
  • Total: 416
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade: 107
18 to 1 24 9th Grade 12th Grade
Midnight Sun Family Learning Center
7362 West Parks 714
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-357-6786
  • Total: 165
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 6
22 to 1 8 Kindergarten 10th Grade
Palmer High School
1170 West Arctic Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-8400
  • Total: 902
  • 9th grade: 260
  • 10th grade: 197
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade: 189
19 to 1 49 9th Grade 12th Grade
Susitna Valley High
Mile 986 Parks Hwy
Talkeetna, AK 99676
907-733-9300
  • Total: 178
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 39
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade: 24
11 to 1 16 7th Grade 12th Grade
Twindly-bridge Charter School
141 East Seldon Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-376-6680
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 16
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 21
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 10
not available not available Kindergarten 12th Grade
Valley Pathways
12351 East Palmer / Wasilla Hw
Palmer, AK 99645
907-745-2158
  • Total: 198
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 34
  • 11th grade: 114
  • 12th grade: 37
19 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wasilla High School
701 Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-8200
  • Total: 1,263
  • 9th grade: 345
  • 10th grade: 324
  • 11th grade: 316
  • 12th grade: 278
19 to 1 67 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Matanuska-susitna Borough School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burchell High School
1775 West Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-7775
  • Total: 215
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade: 75
19 to 1 12 9th Grade 12th Grade
Corresponding Study School
600 East Railrd Ave Suite 6
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-3570
  • Total: 1,172
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 106
  • 7th grade: 87
  • 8th grade: 101
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 81
  • 11th grade: 122
  • 12th grade: 73
109 to 1 11 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Mat-su Career & Technology Education High School
2472 North Seward Meridian Par
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-352-0400
  • Total: 348
  • 9th grade: 108
  • 10th grade: 115
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade: 56
11 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mat-su Day School
3901 East Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-376-0459
  • Total: 37
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 20
7 to 1 5 5th Grade 12th Grade
Mat-su Youth Facility
501 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
907-746-9212
  • Total: 4
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 1
4 to 1 1 6th Grade 12th Grade
Midvalley High
7362 West Parks Hwy 725
Wasilla, AK 99654
907-373-1600
  • Total: 180
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 14
  • 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade: 36
18 to 1 10 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,105
  • Median family income: $56,939
  • Median male income: $33,452
  • Median female income: $17,951
  • Median income of a renter: $29,041
  • Median income of a home owner: $55,848
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,575 2,220 3,285 4,580 2,485

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