Average Teacher Salary in Pajaro Valley Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Pajaro Valley Unified School District is $52,194.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,192 $20,811 $23,142 $27,701 $32,489 $42,092
Kindergarten $54,692 $30,080 $41,756 $56,007 $68,754 $77,175
Elementary $58,318 $35,414 $43,409 $58,549 $72,222 $83,909
Middle school $58,045 $39,045 $46,556 $57,011 $69,781 $79,811
High school $60,725 $39,291 $47,085 $58,728 $74,111 $86,167

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,833
  • Full time teachers: 813
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 23 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 249
  • Instructional Coordinators: 15
  • Elementary Teachers: 493
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 78
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 207
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 19,905

Information on Schools within Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alianza Charter
115 Casserly Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6333
  • Total: 595
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 45
24 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Amesti Elementary
25 Amesti Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6250
  • Total: 586
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 97
28 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ann Soldo Elementary
1140 Menasco Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-786-1310
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 80
22 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bradley Elementary
1300 Valencia Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92404
909-388-6317
  • Total: 765
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 81
20 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Calabasas Elementary
202 Calabasas Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6368
  • Total: 639
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 80
  • 6th grade: 47
21 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Freedom Elementary
2101 Fine Ave
Modesto, CA 95355
209-552-3400
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 109
  • 6th grade: 115
21 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
H. A. Hyde Elementary
125 Alta Vista St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6243
  • Total: 605
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 99
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hall District Elementary
300 Sill Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6371
  • Total: 570
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 87
32 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Landmark Elementary
235 Ohlone Parkway
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-761-7940
  • Total: 583
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 97
20 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Linscott Charter
220 Elm St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6301
  • Total: 223
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 25
  • 8th grade: 17
20 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Mar Vista Elementary
2382 Etting Rd
Oxnard, CA 93033
805-488-3659
  • Total: 628
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 94
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mintie White Elementary
515 Palm Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6321
  • Total: 577
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 91
19 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ohlone Elementary
1616 Pheasant Dr
Hercules, CA 94547
510-799-0889
  • Total: 456
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 75
19 to 1 24 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Pacific Coast Charter
294 Green Valley Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-761-6021
  • Total: 252
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 6
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade: 78
22 to 1 12 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Radcliff Elementary
550 Rodriguez St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6469
  • Total: 462
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 68
21 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rio Del Mar Elementary
819 Pinehurst Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
831-688-2053
  • Total: 604
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 98
28 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Starlight Elementary
225 Hammer Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6974
  • Total: 549
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 91
26 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
T. South Macquiddy Elementary
330 Martinelli St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6315
  • Total: 662
  • Kindergarten: 128
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 97
32 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Valencia Elementary
25661 Paseo De Valencia
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
949-830-3650
  • Total: 672
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 101
  • 6th grade: 131
25 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts
115 Casserly Rd West Campus
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-8123
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 20
26 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alianza Charter
115 Casserly Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6333
  • Total: 595
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 45
24 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Aptos Junior High
1001 Huntington Dr
Aptos, CA 95003
831-688-3234
  • Total: 722
  • 7th grade: 351
  • 8th grade: 371
30 to 1 24 7th Grade 8th Grade
Ceiba College Preparatory Academy
280 Main St.
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-345-6056
  • Total: 145
  • 6th grade: 90
  • 7th grade: 55
29 to 1 5 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cesar E. Chavez Middle
161 South Placeainsburg Rd
Planada, CA 95365
209-382-0768
  • Total: 265
  • 6th grade: 83
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 82
20 to 1 13 6th Grade 8th Grade
E. A. Hall Middle
201 Brewington Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6270
  • Total: 620
  • 6th grade: 189
  • 7th grade: 195
  • 8th grade: 236
21 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lakeview Middle
12484 Tamarisk Rd
Victorville, CA 92395
760-955-3400
  • Total: 838
  • 7th grade: 453
  • 8th grade: 385
27 to 1 32 7th Grade 8th Grade
Linscott Charter
220 Elm St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6301
  • Total: 223
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 25
  • 8th grade: 17
20 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Pajaro Middle
250 Salinas Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6238
  • Total: 447
  • 6th grade: 171
  • 7th grade: 138
  • 8th grade: 138
34 to 1 13 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rolling Hills Middle
130 Herman Ave
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6341
  • Total: 600
  • 5th grade: 93
  • 6th grade: 233
  • 7th grade: 287
  • 8th grade: 304
24 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade
Watsonville Charter School Of The Arts
115 Casserly Rd West Campus
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-8123
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 20
26 to 1 11 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Pajaro Valley Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aptos High
7301 Freedom Blvd
Aptos, CA 95003
408-686-6565
  • Total: 1,341
  • 9th grade: 385
  • 10th grade: 322
  • 11th grade: 338
  • 12th grade: 296
23 to 1 58 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pacific Coast Charter
294 Green Valley Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-761-6021
  • Total: 252
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 6
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade: 78
22 to 1 12 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Pajaro Valley High
500 Harkins Slough Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-8102
  • Total: 1,576
  • 9th grade: 454
  • 10th grade: 367
  • 11th grade: 389
  • 12th grade: 366
30 to 1 52 9th Grade 12th Grade
Watsonville High
250 East Beach St
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6390
  • Total: 2,134
  • 9th grade: 566
  • 10th grade: 581
  • 11th grade: 511
  • 12th grade: 476
25 to 1 86 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academic/vocational Charter Institute
112 Diamond Dr
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-728-6225
  • Total: 53
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade: 24
11 to 1 5 1st Grade 12th Grade
New School Community Day
521 Main St Ste. West
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-761-6140
  • Total: 74
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade: 43
20 to 1 4 9th Grade 12th Grade
Renaissance High Continuation
11 Spring Valley Rd
La Selva Beach, CA 95076
831-728-6344
  • Total: 201
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 59
  • 12th grade: 127
20 to 1 10 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,085
  • Median family income: $54,029
  • Median male income: $22,873
  • Median female income: $15,991
  • Median income of a renter: $33,199
  • Median income of a home owner: $62,934
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,485 4,100 5,025 6,290 4,610

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