Average Teacher Salary in Kentucky

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Financial Data for Kentucky

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $2,477,698,439
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $765,049,635
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $133,232,502
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $5,535
  • Total current expenditures per student: $10,015

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $5,643
  • Federal revenue per student: $1,067

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $1,395,140,766
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $-1
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $35,969,536
  • Federal grants through state: $658,117,175

Kentucky School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Adair County 174 15 to 1
1204 Greensburg St
Columbia, KY 42728
270-384-2476
Allen County 184 17 to 1
238 Blgn Rd
Scottsville, KY 42164
270-237-3181
Anchorage Independent 36 11 to 1
11400 Ridge Rd
Anchorage, KY 40223
502-245-8927
Anderson County 244 16 to 1
103 North Main
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
502-839-3406
Ashland Independent 201 16 to 1
1420 Central Ave
Ashland, KY 41101
606-327-2706
Augusta Independent 23 14 to 1
307 Bracken St
Augusta, KY 41002
606-756-2545
Ballard County 100 14 to 1
Route 1 3465 Paducah Rd
Barlow, KY 42024
270-665-8400
Barbourville Independent 34 19 to 1
140 School St
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-3120
Bardstown Independent 146 17 to 1
308 North 5th
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-331-8800
Barren County 288 16 to 1
202 West Washington St
Glasgow, KY 42141
270-651-3787
Bath County 135 15 to 1
405 West Main St
Owingsville, KY 40360
606-674-6314
Beechwood Independent 73 15 to 1
50 Beechwood Rd
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
859-331-3250
Bell County 223 14 to 1
211 Virginia Ave
Pineville, KY 40977
606-337-7051
Bellevue Independent 50 16 to 1
219 Center St
Bellevue, KY 41073
859-261-2108
Berea Independent 71 16 to 1
3 Pirate Parkway
Berea, KY 40403
859-986-8446
Boone County 1,152 16 to 1
8330 Us 42
Florence, KY 41042
859-283-1003
Bourbon County 178 16 to 1
3343 Lexington Rd
Paris, KY 40361
859-987-2180
Bowling Green Independent 258 15 to 1
1211 Center St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
270-746-2200
Boyd County 252 14 to 1
1104 Bob Mccullough
Ashland, KY 41102
606-928-4141
Boyle County 190 14 to 1
352 North Danville By-pass
Danville, KY 40422
859-236-6634
Bracken County 77 16 to 1
348 West Miami St
Brooksville, KY 41004
606-735-2523
Breathitt County 173 13 to 1
420 Couroute St
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-2491
Breckinridge County 158 17 to 1
86 Airporoute Rd
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
270-756-3000
Bullitt County 757 17 to 1
1040 Hw44e
Shepherdsville, KY 40165
502-543-2271
Burgin Independent 32 14 to 1
140 Burgin
Burgin, KY 40310
859-748-4000
Butler County 135 16 to 1
203 North Tyler St
Morgantown, KY 42261
270-526-5624
Caldwell County 133 15 to 1
612 West Washington St
Princeton, KY 42445
270-365-8000
Calloway County 208 16 to 1
2110 College Farm Rd
Murray, KY 42071
270-762-7300
Campbell County 301 16 to 1
101 Orchard
Alexandria, KY 41001
859-635-2173
Campbellsville Independent 86 13 to 1
136 South Columbia
Campbellsville, KY 42718
270-465-4162
Carlisle County 62 13 to 1
Route 1 Hwy 1377
Bardwel, KY 42023
270-628-5476
Carroll County School District 119 17 to 1
813 Hawkins St
Carrollton, KY 41008
502-732-7070
Carter County 344 15 to 1
228 South Carol Malone
Grayson, KY 41143
606-474-6696
Casey County 167 15 to 1
1922 North Us 127
Liberty, KY 42539
606-787-6941
Caverna Independent 58 14 to 1
1102 North Dixie
Cave City, KY 42127
270-773-2530
Christian County 602 15 to 1
200 Glass St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
270-887-1300
Clark County 367 15 to 1
1600 West Lexington
Winchester, KY 40391
859-744-4545
Clay County 290 13 to 1
128 Richmond Rd
Manchester, KY 40962
606-598-2168
Clinton County 117 15 to 1
Route 4 Box 100
Albany, KY 42602
606-387-6480
Cloverport Independent 21 16 to 1
214 West Main St
Cloverport, KY 40111
270-788-3910
Corbin Independent 154 17 to 1
108 East Center St
Corbin, KY 40701
606-528-1303
Covington Independent 296 13 to 1
25 East 7th St
Covington, KY 41011
859-392-1000
Crittenden County 81 17 to 1
W Elm St
Marion, KY 42064
270-965-3525
Cumberland County 76 13 to 1
810 North Main St
Burkesville, KY 42717
270-864-3377
Danville Independent 137 13 to 1
359 Proctor St
Danville, KY 40422
859-936-8500
Daviess County 712 16 to 1
1622 Southeastern Pkwy
Owensboro, KY 42304
270-852-7000
Dawson Springs Independent 47 14 to 1
118 East Arcadia Ave
Dawson, KY 42408
270-797-3811
Dayton Independent 66 15 to 1
200 Clay St
Dayton, KY 41074
859-491-6565
East Bernstadt Independent 31 18 to 1
229 School St
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
606-843-7373
Edmonson County 136 15 to 1
100 High School Rd
Brownsville, KY 42210
270-597-2101
Elizabethtown Independent 146 16 to 1
219 Helm St
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
270-765-6146
Elliott County 85 14 to 1
Main St
Sandy Hook, KY 41171
606-738-8002
Eminence Independent 42 17 to 1
114 South Penn Ave
Eminence, KY 40019
502-845-4788
Erlanger-elsmere Independent 148 17 to 1
500 Graves Ave
Erlanger, KY 41018
859-727-2009
Estill County 163 15 to 1
253 Main St
Irvine, KY 40336
606-723-2181
Fairview Independent 51 16 to 1
2127 Main St
Ashland, KY 41102
606-324-3877
Fayette County 2,648 14 to 1
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-4000
Fleming County 154 15 to 1
211 West Water St
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
606-845-5851
Floyd County School District 418 15 to 1
106 North Front Ave
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
606-886-2354
Fort Thomas Independent 150 17 to 1
28 North Ft Thomas Ave
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
859-781-3333
Frankfort Independent 66 12 to 1
315 Steele St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8661
Franklin County 387 16 to 1
916 East Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6700
Fulton County School District 49 13 to 1
2780 Moscow Ave
Hickman, KY 42050
270-236-3923
Fulton Independent 36 13 to 1
313 Main St
Fulton, KY 42041
270-472-1553
Gallatin County 104 15 to 1
600 Main St
Warsaw, KY 41095
859-567-2828
Garrard County 182 15 to 1
322 West Maplacee
Lancaster, KY 40444
859-792-3018
Glasgow Independent 138 14 to 1
1108 Cleveland Ave
Glasgow, KY 42142
270-651-6757
Grant County 223 17 to 1
505 South Main St
Williamstown, KY 41097
859-824-3323
Graves County 299 16 to 1
2290 State Route 121 North
Mayfield, KY 42066
270-247-2656
Grayson County 281 15 to 1
909 Brandenburg Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754
270-259-4011
Green County 116 15 to 1
206 West Couroute St
Greensburg, KY 42743
270-932-5231
Greenup County 203 16 to 1
8000 Us 23 North
Greenup, KY 41144
606-473-9819
Hancock County School District 108 16 to 1
83 State Route 271 North
Hawesville, KY 42348
270-927-6914
Hardin County 876 16 to 1
65 W.a. Jenkins Rd
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
270-769-8800
Harlan County 278 16 to 1
251 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
606-573-4330
Harlan Independent 60 14 to 1
420 East Central St
Harlan, KY 40831
606-573-8700
Harrison County 192 17 to 1
324 Webster Ave
Cynthiana, KY 41031
859-234-7110
Hart County School District 176 14 to 1
511 West Union St
Munfordville, KY 42765
270-524-2631
Hazard Independent 66 15 to 1
325 Brdway
Hazard, KY 41701
606-436-3911
Henderson County 445 16 to 1
1805 2nd St
Henderson, KY 42420
270-831-5000
Henry County 136 17 to 1
326 South Main St
New Castle, KY 40050
502-845-8600
Hickman County 57 14 to 1
416 Waterfield Dr
Clinton, KY 42031
270-653-2341
Hopkins County 490 15 to 1
320 South Seminary
Madisonville, KY 42431
270-825-6000
Jackson County 160 14 to 1
Hwy 421
Mckee, KY 40447
606-287-7181
Jackson Independent 27 15 to 1
940 Highland Ave
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-4979
Jefferson County 6,144 16 to 1
3332 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY 40232
502-485-3011
Jenkins Independent 45 12 to 1
9409 Hwy 805
Jenkins, KY 41537
606-832-2183
Jessamine County 507 15 to 1
501 East Maplacee
Nicholasville, KY 40356
859-885-4179
Johnson County School District 279 14 to 1
253 North Mayo
Paintsville, KY 41240
606-789-2530
Kenton County 792 18 to 1
20 Kenton Lands
Erlanger, KY 41018
859-344-8888
Kentucky School For The Blind not available not available
1867 Fkforoute Ave
Louisville, KY 40206
502-897-1583
Kentucky School For The Deaf not available not available
2nd St
Danville, KY 4238
859-239-7017
Knott County 169 15 to 1
Route 160
Hindman, KY 41822
606-785-3153
Knox County 341 14 to 1
200 Daniel Boone
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-3157
Larue County 152 16 to 1
2375 Lincoln Farm Rd
Hodgenville, KY 42748
270-358-4111
Laurel County 541 17 to 1
275 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-4600
Lawrence County 170 15 to 1
Hwy 644
Louisa, KY 41230
606-638-9671
Lee County 75 15 to 1
58 Center St
Beattyville, KY 41311
606-464-5000
Leslie County 121 16 to 1
108 Maplacee St
Hyden, KY 41749
606-672-2397
Letcher County 225 15 to 1
224 Parks St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-4455
Lewis County 166 15 to 1
520 Placeummer Ln
Vanceburg, KY 41179
606-796-2811
Lincoln County School District 306 13 to 1
305 Danville Ave
Stanford, KY 40484
606-365-2124
Livingston County 93 14 to 1
127 East Adair St
Smithland, KY 42081
270-928-2111
Logan County 245 15 to 1
2222 Bowling Green Rd
Russellville, KY 42276
270-726-2436
Ludlow Independent 55 16 to 1
525 Elm St
Ludlow, KY 41016
859-261-8210
Lyon County 62 15 to 1
217 Jenkins Rd
Eddyville, KY 42038
270-388-9715
Madison County 687 16 to 1
550 South Keeneland Dr
Richmond, KY 40475
859-624-4500
Magoffin County 173 14 to 1
Gardner Tr
Salyersville, KY 41465
606-349-6117
Marion County 212 15 to 1
755 East Main St
Lebanon, KY 40033
270-692-3721
Marshall County 316 15 to 1
86 High School Rd
Benton, KY 42025
270-527-8628
Martin County 145 16 to 1
Route 40
Inez, KY 41224
606-298-3572
Mason County 199 14 to 1
2nd And Limestone
Maysville, KY 41056
606-564-5563
Mayfield Independent 103 15 to 1
709 South 8th St
Mayfiel, KY 42066
270-247-3868
Mccracken County 414 17 to 1
260 Bleich Rd
Paducah, KY 42003
270-744-4000
Mccreary County 214 15 to 1
120 Raider Way
Stearns, KY 42647
606-376-2591
Mclean County 115 15 to 1
283 Main St
Calhoun, KY 42327
270-273-5257
Meade County 290 17 to 1
1155 Old Ekron Rd
Brandenburg, KY 40108
270-422-7500
Menifee County 79 14 to 1
Back St
Frenchburg, KY 40322
606-768-8002
Mercer County 218 15 to 1
961 Moberly Rd
Harrodsburg, KY 40330
859-734-4364
Metcalfe County 108 16 to 1
1007 West Stockton
Edmonton, KY 42129
270-432-3171
Middlesboro Independent 123 12 to 1
220 North 20th St
Middlesboro, KY 40965
606-242-8800
Monroe County 133 15 to 1
1209 North Main St
Tompkinsville, KY 42167
270-487-5456
Montgomery County 289 16 to 1
212 North Maysville
Mount Sterling, KY 40353
859-497-8760
Monticello Independent 58 14 to 1
132 College St
Monticello, KY 42633
606-348-5311
Morgan County 152 14 to 1
496 Prestonsburg St
West Liberty, KY 41472
606-743-8002
Muhlenberg County 368 14 to 1
510 West Main St
Greenville, KY 42345
270-338-2871
Murray Independent 103 14 to 1
208 South 13th St
Murray, KY 42071
270-753-4363
Nelson County 285 17 to 1
1200 Cardinal
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7000
Newport Independent 156 13 to 1
301 East 8th St
Newport, KY 41071
859-292-3004
Nicholas County 83 15 to 1
395 West Main St
Carlisle, KY 40311
859-289-3770
Ohio County 250 16 to 1
315 East Union St
Hartford, KY 42347
270-298-3249
Oldham County 710 17 to 1
1350 North Hwy 393
Buckner, KY 40010
502-222-8880
Owen County 121 16 to 1
1600 Hwy 22e
Owenton, KY 40359
502-484-3934
Owensboro Independent 321 13 to 1
1335 West 11th St
Owensboro, KY 42302
270-686-1000
Owsley County 82 10 to 1
Couroute And Main
Booneville, KY 41314
606-593-6363
Paducah Independent 212 14 to 1
800 Caldwell St
Paducah, KY 42002
270-444-5600
Paintsville Independent 60 13 to 1
305 2nd St
Paintsville, KY 41240
606-789-2654
Paris Independent 57 14 to 1
310 West 7th St
Paris, KY 40361
859-987-2160
Pendleton County 179 15 to 1
2525 Hwy 27 North
Falmouth, KY 41040
859-654-6911
Perry County 300 15 to 1
315 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
606-439-5814
Pike County 625 16 to 1
314 South Mayo Tr
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-432-7724
Pikeville Independent 86 15 to 1
401 North Mayo Tr
Pikeville, KY 41502
606-432-8161
Pineville Independent 42 14 to 1
401 Virginia Ave
Pineville, KY 40977
606-337-5701
Powell County 170 15 to 1
691 Breckinridge St
Stanton, KY 40380
606-663-3300
Pulaski County School District 522 16 to 1
501 University Dr
Somerset, KY 42502
606-679-1123
Raceland Independent 63 17 to 1
600 Ram Blvd
Raceland, KY 41169
606-836-2144
Robertson County 31 13 to 1
Main St
Mount Olivet, KY 41064
606-724-5431
Rockcastle County 195 16 to 1
245 Richmond St
Mount Vernon, KY 40456
606-256-2125
Rowan County 215 15 to 1
121 East Second St
Morehead, KY 40351
606-784-8928
Russell County 214 14 to 1
404 South Main St
Jamestown, KY 42629
270-343-3191
Russell Independent 131 17 to 1
409 Belfont St
Russell, KY 41169
606-836-9679
Russellville Independent 67 17 to 1
355 South Summer
Russellville, KY 42276
270-726-8405
Science Hill Independent 26 17 to 1
6007 North Hw 27
Science Hills, KY 42553
606-423-3341
Scott County 484 17 to 1
2168 Frankforoute Pk
Georgetown, KY 40324
502-863-3663
Shelby County 413 16 to 1
403 Washington St
Shelbyville, KY 40066
502-633-2375
Silver Grove Independent 24 11 to 1
101 West Third St
Silver Grove, KY 41085
859-441-3894
Simpson County 180 17 to 1
430 South College St
Franklin, KY 42135
270-586-8877
Somerset Independent 103 15 to 1
305 North College St
Somerset, KY 42502
606-679-4451
Southgate Independent 14 12 to 1
Wm Blatt And Evrgrn
Southgate, KY 41071
859-441-0743
Spencer County 149 19 to 1
207 West Main St
Taylorsville, KY 40071
502-477-3250
Taylor County School District 161 17 to 1
1209 East Brdway
Campbellsville, KY 42718
270-465-5371
Todd County 136 16 to 1
804 South Main
Elkton, KY 42220
270-265-2436
Trigg County 132 16 to 1
202 Main St
Cadiz, KY 42211
270-522-6075
Trimble County 96 16 to 1
68 Wentworth Ave
Bedford, KY 40006
502-255-3201
Union County School District 154 16 to 1
510 South Maroute St
Morganfield, KY 42437
270-389-1694
Walton Verona Independent 86 17 to 1
16 School Rd
Walton, KY 41094
859-485-4181
Warren County School District 810 16 to 1
303 Lover's Ln
Bowling Green, KY 42101
270-781-5150
Washington County 123 14 to 1
120 Mackville Hill
Springfield, KY 40069
859-336-5470
Wayne County School District 150 18 to 1
534 Albany Rd
Monticello, KY 42633
606-348-8484
Webster County School District 144 16 to 1
28 State Rt. 1340
Dixon, KY 42409
270-639-5083
West Point Independent 11 11 to 1
209 North 13th St
West Point, KY 40177
502-922-4797
Whitley County 340 14 to 1
116 North 4th
Williamsburg, KY 40769
606-549-7000
Williamsburg Independent 63 13 to 1
1000 Main St
Williamsburg, KY 40769
606-549-6044
Williamstown Independent 54 16 to 1
300 Helton
Williamstown, KY 41097
859-824-7144
Wolfe County 92 14 to 1
124 Main St
Campton, KY 41301
606-668-8002
Woodford County 241 17 to 1
330 Pisgah Pike
Versailles, KY 40383
859-873-4701