Average Teacher Salary in Berkeley Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Berkeley Unified School District is $55,714.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,270 $23,840 $27,140 $32,230 $39,370 $47,280
Kindergarten $56,350 $36,720 $43,530 $54,220 $70,450 $80,600
Elementary $62,300 $40,500 $48,950 $61,140 $75,400 $86,650
Middle school $61,220 $40,300 $48,450 $59,620 $73,920 $85,760
High school $64,430 $41,020 $50,190 $64,000 $78,420 $90,630

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,065
  • Full time teachers: 525
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 157
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 292
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 39
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 172
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,230

Financial Statistics for Berkeley Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $76,150,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $55,824,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,500,000
  • Total revenue: $139,474,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $61,620,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $67,649,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $23,518,000
  • Expenditures per student: $9,759,000
  • Total expenditures: $128,092,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $28,775,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,962,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Berkeley Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Berkeley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Berkeley Arts Magnet At Whittier
1645 Milvia St
Berkeley, CA 94709
510-644-6225
  • Total: 375
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 54
17 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Cragmont Elementary
830 Regal Rd
Berkeley, CA 94708
510-644-8810
  • Total: 389
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 59
18 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Emerson Elementary
2800 Forest Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705
510-644-6890
  • Total: 307
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 45
16 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary
14300 Bancroft Ave
San Leandro, CA 94578
510-667-3581
  • Total: 561
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 115
19 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John Muir Elementary
2955 Claremont Ave
Berkeley, CA 94705
510-644-6410
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 38
15 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Leconte Elementary
2241 Russell St
Berkeley, CA 94705
510-644-6290
  • Total: 299
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Malcolm X Elementary
1731 Prince St
Berkeley, CA 94703
510-644-6313
  • Total: 381
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 62
16 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Oxford Elementary
1130 Oxford St
Berkeley, CA 94707
510-644-6300
  • Total: 277
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 48
16 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rosa Parks Environmental Science Magnet
920 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94710
510-644-8812
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 63
16 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thousand Oaks Elementary
840 Colusa Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707
510-644-6368
  • Total: 419
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 71
18 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Elementary
825 Taylor Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
510-748-4007
  • Total: 343
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
18 to 1 20 Kindergarten 7th Grade

Middle Schools within the Berkeley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Longfellow Arts And Technology Middle
1500 Derby St
Berkeley, CA 94703
510-644-6360
  • Total: 429
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 142
  • 8th grade: 148
17 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade
Martin Luther King Middle
1781 Rose St
Berkeley, CA 94703
510-644-6280
  • Total: 900
  • 6th grade: 278
  • 7th grade: 303
  • 8th grade: 319
18 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Washington Elementary
825 Taylor Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
510-748-4007
  • Total: 343
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
18 to 1 20 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Willard Middle
2425 Stuaroute St
Berkeley, CA 94705
510-644-6330
  • Total: 467
  • 6th grade: 145
  • 7th grade: 165
  • 8th grade: 157
19 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Berkeley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Berkeley High
1980 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
510-644-6120
  • Total: 3,329
  • 9th grade: 840
  • 10th grade: 887
  • 11th grade: 779
  • 12th grade: 823
20 to 1 170 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Berkeley Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Berkeley Technology Academy
2701 Martin Luther King Jr. Wa
Berkeley, CA 94704
510-644-6159
  • Total: 119
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade: 66
12 to 1 10 1st Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $30,483
  • Median family income: $70,473
  • Median male income: $26,442
  • Median female income: $20,914
  • Median income of a renter: $27,338
  • Median income of a home owner: $80,349
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,960 2,240 2,820 4,450 6,500

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