Average Teacher Salary in Safford Unified District

The average teacher salary in Safford Unified District is $35,334.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $20,830 $16,300 $17,150 $18,580 $20,090 $33,150
Kindergarten $38,770 $30,720 $33,420 $37,080 $42,180 $50,400
Elementary $38,160 $28,250 $32,900 $37,140 $42,760 $50,110
Middle school $39,930 $30,100 $33,970 $38,920 $45,440 $51,900
High school $38,980 $30,680 $34,580 $38,600 $43,020 $49,470

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General Facts

  • Staff: 305
  • Full time teachers: 171
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 55
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 115
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 11
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 45
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,154

Financial Statistics for Safford Unified District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,353,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $14,784,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,167,000
  • Total revenue: $22,304,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,019,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $11,621,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $3,029,000
  • Expenditures per student: $519,000
  • Total expenditures: $25,263,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,055,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $558,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $269,000

Information on Schools within Safford Unified District

Elementary Schools within the Safford Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dorothy Stinson School
2013 South 8th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7010
  • Total: 641
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 59
18 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lafe Nelson School
1100 South 10th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7020
  • Total: 568
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 88
18 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Ruth Powell Elementary School
1041 South 14th Ave
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7030
  • Total: 623
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 87
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Safford Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Safford Middle School
698 West 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7040
  • Total: 414
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 192
18 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Safford Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mt Graham High School
300 West Discovery Park Blvd
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7060
  • Total: 121
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade: 56
20 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade
Safford High School
1400 West 11th St
Safford, AZ 85546
928-348-7050
  • Total: 787
  • 9th grade: 225
  • 10th grade: 210
  • 11th grade: 190
  • 12th grade: 162
19 to 1 42 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,870
  • Median family income: $37,264
  • Median male income: $26,559
  • Median female income: $11,670
  • Median income of a renter: $18,150
  • Median income of a home owner: $35,731
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,215 780 945 650 140