Average Teacher Salary in Compton Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Compton Unified School District is $55,239.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,142 $20,592 $23,487 $28,180 $34,894 $42,241
Kindergarten $57,238 $34,640 $42,654 $55,078 $71,239 $84,690
Elementary $61,153 $39,341 $46,818 $59,776 $74,597 $87,256
Middle school $62,634 $37,459 $47,077 $61,939 $77,451 $91,245
High school $65,030 $41,612 $50,783 $64,845 $78,778 $92,345

How to Become a Teacher in Compton Unified School District

To learn how to become a teacher in the Compton Unified School District, read our how to become a teacher in California article. For average salary information, read our average teacher salary in California article.

General Facts

  • Staff: 2,496
  • Full time teachers: 1,251
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 122
  • Instructional Coordinators: 23
  • Elementary Teachers: 862
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 110
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 250
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 26,222

Financial Statistics for Compton Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $32,320,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $220,520,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $40,578,000
  • Total revenue: $293,418,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $138,645,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $139,503,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $41,560,000
  • Expenditures per student: $6,706,000
  • Total expenditures: $259,744,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $76,292,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,271,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $365,000

Information on Schools within Compton Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Compton Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Anderson Elementary
2210 East 130th St
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6110
  • Total: 534
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 95
18 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bursch Elementary
2505 West 156th St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6130
  • Total: 458
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 73
21 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Caldwell Street Elementary
2300 West Caldwell St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6140
  • Total: 301
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 51
22 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Carver Elementary
1425 East 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
310-898-6150
  • Total: 359
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 14
19 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clinton William Jefferson
6500 Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
562-630-7912
  • Total: 779
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 121
  • 5th grade: 124
22 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dickison Elementary
905 North Aranbe St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6160
  • Total: 889
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 157
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 153
  • 4th grade: 138
  • 5th grade: 162
19 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Emerson Elementary
4803 Lawton Ave
Oakland, CA 94609
510-879-1150
  • Total: 270
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 36
14 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Foster Elementary
13900 Foster Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
626-962-8111
  • Total: 763
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 113
  • 5th grade: 110
  • 6th grade: 99
21 to 1 36 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Frances Willard Elementary
310 East El Segundo Blvd
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6434
  • Total: 511
  • 3rd grade: 184
  • 4th grade: 161
  • 5th grade: 166
24 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary
1110 Tucker St
Sanger, CA 93657
559-875-4591
  • Total: 368
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 44
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Kelly Elementary
4885 Kelly Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-331-5800
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 161
  • 2nd grade: 174
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 147
  • 5th grade: 146
21 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Laurel Street Elementary
1321 West Laurel St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6440
  • Total: 425
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 71
19 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary
29 Sixth St
Richmond, CA 94801
510-231-1404
  • Total: 378
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 31
19 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Longfellow Elementary
1101 South Dwight St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6460
  • Total: 676
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 120
  • 6th grade: 90
19 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Martin Luther King Elementary
2270 East 122nd St
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6430
  • Total: 601
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 98
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mayo Elementary
915 North Mayo Ave
Compton, CA 90221
310-898-6310
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 196
  • 1st grade: 201
  • 2nd grade: 182
19 to 1 31 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Mckinley Elementary
1177 North Eighth St
El Centro, CA 92243
760-352-3225
  • Total: 570
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 71
22 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ralph Bunche Elementary
16223 South Haskins Ln
Carson, CA 90746
310-898-6120
  • Total: 454
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 1
22 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Robert F. Kennedy Elementary
1305 South Oleander St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6420
  • Total: 740
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 106
  • 6th grade: 77
21 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ronald E. Mcnair Elementary
1450 West El Segundo Ave
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6330
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 97
23 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Roosevelt Elementary
2324 Verde St
Bakersfield, CA 93304
661-631-5460
  • Total: 412
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 3
18 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rosecrans Elementary
1301 North Acacia Ave
Compton, CA 90227
310-898-6360
  • Total: 453
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 64
20 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thurgood Marshall
12501 North Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6340
  • Total: 58
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade: 25
8 to 1 7 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Tibby Elementary
1400 West Poplacear St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6370
  • Total: 404
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 68
19 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Vanguard Learning Center
13305 South San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90061
310-898-6050
  • Total: 414
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 134
  • 8th grade: 141
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 3
17 to 1 25 4th Grade 8th Grade
Washington Elementary
1599 Fifth St
Mendota, CA 93640
559-655-4365
  • Total: 730
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 56
21 to 1 35 Kindergarten 3rd Grade

Middle Schools within the Compton Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bunche Middle
12338 Mona Blvd
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6010
  • Total: 795
  • 6th grade: 253
  • 7th grade: 272
  • 8th grade: 270
24 to 1 33 6th Grade 8th Grade
Davis Middle
621 West Poplacear St
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6020
  • Total: 1,327
  • 6th grade: 422
  • 7th grade: 462
  • 8th grade: 443
28 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Enterprise Middle
2600 West Compton Blvd
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6030
  • Total: 624
  • 6th grade: 178
  • 7th grade: 229
  • 8th grade: 217
20 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Roosevelt Middle
1926 19th Ave
Oakland, CA 94606
510-879-2120
  • Total: 695
  • 6th grade: 206
  • 7th grade: 228
  • 8th grade: 261
23 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vanguard Learning Center
13305 South San Pedro St
Los Angeles, CA 90061
310-898-6050
  • Total: 414
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 134
  • 8th grade: 141
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 3
17 to 1 25 4th Grade 8th Grade
Walton Middle
900 West Greenleaf Ave
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6060
  • Total: 575
  • 6th grade: 187
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 188
  • 10th grade: 1
20 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Whaley Middle
14401 South Gibson Ave
Compton, CA 90221
310-898-6070
  • Total: 1,039
  • 6th grade: 344
  • 7th grade: 334
  • 8th grade: 360
  • 11th grade: 1
23 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Willowbrook Middle
2601 North Wilmington Ave
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6080
  • Total: 512
  • 6th grade: 152
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 191
21 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Compton Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Centennial High
8601 Hageman Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93312
661-588-8601
  • Total: 1,991
  • 9th grade: 400
  • 10th grade: 392
  • 11th grade: 328
  • 12th grade: 276
26 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Compton High
601 South Acacia St
Compton, CA 90220
310-635-3881
  • Total: 2,530
  • 9th grade: 828
  • 10th grade: 692
  • 11th grade: 573
  • 12th grade: 437
29 to 1 86 9th Grade 12th Grade
Dominguez High
15301 South San Jose Ave
Compton, CA 90221
562-630-0142
  • Total: 2,668
  • 9th grade: 819
  • 10th grade: 720
  • 11th grade: 644
  • 12th grade: 485
28 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade
Thurgood Marshall
12501 North Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6340
  • Total: 58
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade: 25
8 to 1 7 Kindergarten 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cesar Chavez Continuation High
12501 North Wilmington
Compton, CA 90222
310-898-6340
  • Total: 327
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 110
  • 12th grade: 188
30 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade
Compton Community Day High
417 West Alondra
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6154
  • Total: 17
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 2
6 to 1 3 9th Grade 12th Grade
Compton Community Day Middle
417 West Alondra
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6154
  • Total: 5
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 2
5 to 1 1 6th Grade 8th Grade
Harriet Tubman High
12501 North Wilmington
Compton, CA 90220
310-898-6340
  • Total: 8
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 1
4 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $10,444
  • Median family income: $33,125
  • Median male income: $17,732
  • Median female income: $15,087
  • Median income of a renter: $20,975
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,732
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    10,980 6,050 5,785 4,515 1,705

Information for Nearby School Districts