Average Teacher Salary in South Carolina

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Financial Data for South Carolina

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $2,612,886,311
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $760,645,250
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $161,825,949
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $5,772
  • Total current expenditures per student: $11,045

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $5,545
  • Federal revenue per student: $1,005

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $1,511,081,283
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $792,441,363
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $4,357,684
  • Federal grants through state: $656,612,359

South Carolina School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
Abbeville 60 254 13 to 1
400 Greenville St
Abbeville, SC 29620
864-366-5427
Aiken 01 1,553 16 to 1
1000 Brookhaven Dr
Aiken, SC 29803
803-641-2431
Allendale 01 92 17 to 1
3249 Allendale-fairfax Hwy
Allendale, SC 29810
803-584-4603
Anderson 01 517 18 to 1
801 North Hamilton St
Williamston, SC 29697
864-847-7344
Anderson 02 215 18 to 1
10990 Belton Honea-path Hwy
Honea Path, SC 29654
864-369-7364
Anderson 03 166 16 to 1
335 West Front St
Iva, SC 29655
864-348-6196
Anderson 04 204 14 to 1
315 East Queen St
Pendleton, SC 29670
864-646-8000
Anderson 05 823 15 to 1
400 Pearman Dairy Rd
Anderson, SC 29625
864-260-5042
Bamberg 01 109 14 to 1
3830 Faust St
Bamberg, SC 29003
803-245-3053
Bamberg 02 63 14 to 1
62 Holly Ave
Denmark, SC 29042
803-793-3346
Barnwell 19 50 17 to 1
Box 185
Blackville, SC 29817
803-284-5605
Barnwell 29 69 14 to 1
12255 Main St
Williston, SC 29853
803-266-7878
Barnwell 45 180 14 to 1
660 Hagood Ave
Barnwell, SC 29812
803-541-1300
Beaufort 01 1,366 14 to 1
1300 King St
Beaufort, SC 29901
843-322-2409
Berkeley 01 1,781 16 to 1
229 Main St
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
843-899-8601
Calhoun 01 120 14 to 1
203 Richland Ave
Saint Matthews, SC 29135
803-655-7310
Charleston 01 3,211 13 to 1
75 Calhoun St
Charleston, SC 29401
843-937-6319
Cherokee 01 631 15 to 1
Box 460
Gaffney, SC 29342
864-902-3542
Chester 01 422 14 to 1
109 Hinton St
Chester, SC 29706
803-581-9502
Chesterfield 01 521 15 to 1
401 West Blvd
Chesterfield, SC 29709
843-623-2175
Clarendon 01 62 15 to 1
Box 38
Summerton, SC 29148
803-485-2325
Clarendon 02 185 17 to 1
15 Major Dr
Manning, SC 29102
803-435-4435
Clarendon 03 86 15 to 1
Drawer 270
Turbeville, SC 29162
843-659-2188
Colleton 01 386 16 to 1
213 Jefferies Blvd
Walterboro, SC 29488
843-549-5715
Darlington 01 739 15 to 1
1 Public Square Room 304
Darlington, SC 29540
843-398-2267
Deaf & Blind School 84 4 to 1
355 Cedar Springs Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29302
864-577-7600
Department Of Correction N04 48 not available
4444 Brd River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
803-896-8526
Departmentt Of Juvenile Justice 80 14 to 1
4900 Brd River Rd
Columbia, SC 29212
803-896-9110
Dillon 01 53 16 to 1
Box 644
Lake View, SC 29563
843-759-3001
Dillon 02 198 18 to 1
405 West Washington St
Dillon, SC 29536
843-774-1200
Dillon 03 103 16 to 1
205 King St
Latta, SC 29565
843-752-7101
Dorchester 02 1,346 16 to 1
102 Greenwave Blvd
Summerville, SC 29483
843-873-2901
Dorchester 04 157 15 to 1
102 Green Wave Blvd
Summerville, SC 29483
843-563-5921
Edgefield 01 295 14 to 1
3 Par Dr
Edgefield, SC 29824
803-275-4601
Fairfield 01 255 13 to 1
Drawer 622
Winnsboro, SC 29180
803-635-4607
Florence 01 1,070 15 to 1
319 South Dargan St
Florence, SC 29506
843-673-1106
Florence 02 80 16 to 1
2121 South Pamplaceico Hwy
Pamplico, SC 29583
843-493-2502
Florence 03 206 18 to 1
Drawer 1389
Lake City, SC 29560
843-374-8652
Florence 04 59 15 to 1
220 North Pinckney St
Timmonsville, SC 29161
843-346-5391
Florence 05 97 16 to 1
156 East Marion St
Johnsonville, SC 29555
843-386-2358
Georgetown 01 694 15 to 1
2018 Church St
Georgetown, SC 29440
843-436-7175
Greenville 01 4,542 16 to 1
Box 2848
Greenville, SC 29602
864-355-3162
Greenwood 50 608 15 to 1
Box 248
Greenwood, SC 29648
864-941-5424
Greenwood 51 83 14 to 1
25 East Main St
Ware Shoals, SC 29692
864-456-7496
Greenwood 52 108 15 to 1
605 Johnston Rd
Ninety Six, SC 29666
864-543-4059
Hampton 01 187 15 to 1
Box 177
Hampton, SC 29924
803-943-4576
Hampton 02 78 15 to 1
Box 1028
Estill, SC 29918
803-625-5010
Horry 01 2,560 15 to 1
1605 Horry St
Conway, SC 29528
843-488-6717
Jasper 01 209 16 to 1
Box 848
Ridgeland, SC 29936
843-717-1110
Kershaw 01 669 16 to 1
1301 Dubose Couroute
Camden, SC 29020
803-432-8416
Lancaster 01 707 17 to 1
300 South Catawba St
Lancaster, SC 29721
803-416-8806
Laurens 55 363 17 to 1
1029 West Main St
Laurens, SC 29360
864-984-8101
Laurens 56 204 16 to 1
211 No. Brd St Suite B
Clinton, SC 29325
864-833-0800
Lee 01 183 14 to 1
521 Park St
Bishopville, SC 29010
803-484-5327
Lexington 01 1,315 17 to 1
100 Tarrar Springs Rd
Lexington, SC 29071
803-951-8363
Lexington 02 529 17 to 1
715 Ninth St
West Columbia, SC 29169
803-739-8399
Lexington 03 147 14 to 1
338 West Columbia Ave
Batesburg, SC 29006
803-532-4423
Lexington 04 190 18 to 1
607 East Fifth St
Swansea, SC 29160
803-568-1000
Lexington 05 1,154 15 to 1
1020 Dutch Fork Rd
Irmo, SC 29003
803-732-8012
Marion 01 159 18 to 1
616 Northside Ave
Marion, SC 29571
843-423-1811
Marion 02 117 17 to 1
514 Mullins St
Nichols, SC 29581
843-464-3700
Marion 07 58 13 to 1
P O Drawer 1439
Rains, SC 29589
843-423-2891
Marlboro 01 314 15 to 1
122 Brd St Box 947
Bennettsville, SC 29512
843-479-4016
Mccormick 01 68 13 to 1
821 North Mine St
Mccormick, SC 29835
864-852-2435
Newberry 01 429 14 to 1
1539 Martin St
Newberry, SC 29108
803-321-2600
Oconee 01 845 13 to 1
414 South Pine St
Walhalla, SC 29691
864-886-4500
Orangeburg 03 230 14 to 1
1654 Camden Rd
Holly Hill, SC 29059
803-496-3288
Orangeburg 04 264 16 to 1
6030 Slab Landing Rd
Cope, SC 29038
803-534-8081
Orangeburg 05 504 14 to 1
578 Ellis Ave
Orangeburg, SC 29115
803-533-7930
Pickens 01 1,153 14 to 1
1348 Griffin Mill Rd
Easley, SC 29640
864-855-8150
Richland 01 1,688 14 to 1
1616 Richland St
Columbia, SC 29201
803-231-7500
Richland 02 1,695 15 to 1
6831 Brookfield Rd
Columbia, SC 29206
803-738-3236
Saluda 01 144 15 to 1
404 North Wise Rd
Saluda, SC 29138
864-445-8441
South Carolina Public Charter School District 65 38 to 1
3710 Landmark Dr Suite 203
Columbia, SC 29204
803-734-8322
Spartanburg 01 367 14 to 1
121 Wheeler St
Campobello, SC 29322
864-472-2846
Spartanburg 02 477 21 to 1
4606 Parris Bridge Rd
Spartanburg, SC 29316
864-578-0128
Spartanburg 03 196 16 to 1
3535 Clifton Glendale Rd
Glendale, SC 29346
864-579-8000
Spartanburg 04 174 18 to 1
118 Mcedco Rd
Woodruff, SC 29388
864-476-3186
Spartanburg 05 494 15 to 1
100 North Danzler Rd
Duncan, SC 29334
864-949-2350
Spartanburg 06 692 15 to 1
1390 Cavalier Way
Roebuck, SC 29376
864-576-4212
Spartanburg 07 599 13 to 1
610 Dupre Dr
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-594-4405
Sumter 02 514 17 to 1
1345 Wilson Hall Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-469-6900
Sumter 17 505 17 to 1
1109 North Pike West
Sumter, SC 29151
803-469-8536
Union 01 327 14 to 1
130 West Main St
Union, SC 29379
864-429-1740
Williamsburg 01 308 18 to 1
423 School St
Kingstree, SC 29556
843-355-5571
York 01 344 15 to 1
1475 East Liberty St
Yorkville, SC 29745
803-684-9916
York 02 398 16 to 1
604 Bethel St
Clover, SC 29710
803-222-7191
York 03 1,074 17 to 1
P O Drawer 10072
Rock Hill, SC 29731
803-981-1000
York 04 652 15 to 1
120 East Elliott St
Fort Mill, SC 29715
803-548-8211