Average Teacher Salary in Apache Junction Unified District

The average teacher salary in Apache Junction Unified District is $38,734.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,370 $16,310 $18,120 $21,510 $27,320 $37,310
Kindergarten $41,250 $30,230 $34,450 $40,450 $47,830 $55,710
Elementary $43,470 $28,990 $34,080 $40,460 $50,750 $61,950
Middle school $38,990 $23,010 $31,150 $38,350 $46,330 $54,580
High school $44,590 $33,110 $36,900 $42,830 $51,810 $61,230

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General Facts

  • Staff: 684
  • Full time teachers: 342
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 94
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 166
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 157
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,836

Financial Statistics for Apache Junction Unified District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $25,072,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $22,613,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,802,000
  • Total revenue: $51,487,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,562,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $25,524,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,625,000
  • Expenditures per student: $309,000
  • Total expenditures: $61,236,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,231,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,702,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $365,000

Information on Schools within Apache Junction Unified District

Elementary Schools within the Apache Junction Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Desert Vista Elementary School
3701 East Brdway
Apache Junction, AZ 85219
480-982-1110
  • Total: 584
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 108
17 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Four Peaks Elementary School
17300 East Calaveras
Fountain Hills, AZ 85268
480-664-5000
  • Total: 472
  • 3rd grade: 170
  • 4th grade: 150
  • 5th grade: 152
18 to 1 27 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Gold Canyon Elementary School
5810 South Alameda Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85219
480-982-1110
  • Total: 400
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 75
13 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Peralta Trail Elementary School
10965 East Peralta Rd
Apache Junction, AZ 85218
480-982-1110
  • Total: 522
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 80
17 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Superstition Mountain Elementary School
550 South Ironwood
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
480-982-1110
  • Total: 683
  • Pre-k: 85
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 109
15 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Apache Junction Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Desert Shadows Middle School
5858 East Sweetwater
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
602-449-6800
  • Total: 709
  • 7th grade: 345
  • 8th grade: 364
19 to 1 38 7th Grade 8th Grade
Thunder Mountain Middle School
3700 East 16th Ave
Apache Junction, AZ 85219
480-677-7550
  • Total: 677
  • 6th grade: 220
  • 7th grade: 229
  • 8th grade: 228
16 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Apache Junction Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Apache Junction High School
2525 South Ironwood Dr
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
480-982-1110
  • Total: 1,746
  • 9th grade: 454
  • 10th grade: 474
  • 11th grade: 429
  • 12th grade: 389
21 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Apache Junction Unified District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mountain Shadows Education Center
2805 South Ironwood Dr
Apache Junction, AZ 85220
480-982-1110
  • Total: 43
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 17
6 to 1 7 Kindergarten 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,355
  • Median family income: $41,436
  • Median male income: $26,754
  • Median female income: $18,019
  • Median income of a renter: $28,500
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,111
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,165 3,595 3,680 2,835 965

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