Average Teacher Salary in Palm Springs Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Palm Springs Unified School District is $54,104.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,628 $18,627 $21,224 $25,317 $31,196 $40,008
Kindergarten $56,880 $36,339 $43,836 $53,890 $68,325 $83,912
Elementary $63,095 $38,140 $47,760 $62,083 $78,661 $90,901
Middle school $59,563 $36,519 $45,103 $58,465 $73,663 $86,421
High school $63,356 $39,270 $48,346 $62,982 $78,984 $89,964

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,907
  • Full time teachers: 1,117
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 20 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 129
  • Instructional Coordinators: 12
  • Elementary Teachers: 747
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 61
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 305
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 24,900

Financial Statistics for Palm Springs Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $84,624,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $140,298,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $19,748,000
  • Total revenue: $244,670,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $120,892,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $117,722,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $42,202,000
  • Expenditures per student: $720,000
  • Total expenditures: $252,544,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $64,103,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,317,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $5,000

Information on Schools within Palm Springs Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Palm Springs Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Agua Caliente Elementary
30-800 San Luis Rey Placeaza
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-327-1553
  • Total: 798
  • Kindergarten: 128
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 147
22 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bubbling Wells Elementary
67501 Camino Campanero
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-251-7230
  • Total: 949
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 171
  • 2nd grade: 152
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 151
  • 5th grade: 164
21 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cahuilla Elementary
833 Mesquite Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92264
760-325-2714
  • Total: 597
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 106
21 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cathedral City Elementary
Second And Van Fleet Sts.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-328-2119
  • Total: 836
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 134
  • 2nd grade: 146
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 154
20 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cielo Vista Elementary
21301 Avenida De Las Flores
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688
949-589-7456
  • Total: 914
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 95
23 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Della South Lindley Elementary
31-495 Roberoute Rd
Thousand Palms, CA 92276
760-343-7570
  • Total: 677
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 117
19 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Edward L. Wenzlaff Elementary
11-625 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-329-6433
  • Total: 845
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 143
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 141
  • 5th grade: 155
21 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Julius Corsini Elementary
68750 Hacienda Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-251-7260
  • Total: 782
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 152
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 138
  • 4th grade: 113
  • 5th grade: 116
19 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Katherine Finchy Elementary
777 Tachevah Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-325-1329
  • Total: 615
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 100
20 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Landau Elementary
30310 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-324-8141
  • Total: 828
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 156
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 152
20 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rancho Mirage Elementary
42-985 Indian Trail Rd
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
760-346-8187
  • Total: 519
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 86
20 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Rio Vista Elementary
310 North Rio Vista St
Anaheim, CA 92806
714-630-7680
  • Total: 929
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 80
23 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sunny Sands Elementary
69-310 Mccallum Way
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-321-2396
  • Total: 994
  • Kindergarten: 138
  • 1st grade: 163
  • 2nd grade: 161
  • 3rd grade: 180
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 187
21 to 1 48 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Two Bunch Palms Elementary
14250 West Dr
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-251-7220
  • Total: 909
  • Kindergarten: 152
  • 1st grade: 154
  • 2nd grade: 139
  • 3rd grade: 168
  • 4th grade: 154
  • 5th grade: 142
21 to 1 44 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Vista Del Monte Elementary
2744 North Via Miraleste
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-327-8479
  • Total: 556
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 84
21 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Palm Springs Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Desert Springs Middle
66-755 Two Bunch Palms Trail
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-251-3570
  • Total: 1,682
  • 6th grade: 531
  • 7th grade: 593
  • 8th grade: 558
24 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
James Workman Middle
69-300 30th Ave
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-770-8540
  • Total: 1,576
  • 6th grade: 505
  • 7th grade: 550
  • 8th grade: 521
26 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Nellie North Coffman Middle
34-603 Placeumley Rd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-770-8617
  • Total: 1,152
  • 6th grade: 380
  • 7th grade: 378
  • 8th grade: 394
24 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Raymond Cree Middle
1011 Vista Chino
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-327-8471
  • Total: 1,066
  • 6th grade: 343
  • 7th grade: 366
  • 8th grade: 357
25 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Palm Springs Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cathedral City High
69250 Dinah Shore Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-770-0100
  • Total: 2,878
  • 9th grade: 743
  • 10th grade: 769
  • 11th grade: 704
  • 12th grade: 662
27 to 1 109 9th Grade 12th Grade
Desert Hot Springs High
65850 Pierson Blvd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-288-7000
  • Total: 1,952
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 509
  • 10th grade: 522
  • 11th grade: 463
  • 12th grade: 457
23 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
Palm Springs High
2401 East Baristo Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-778-0400
  • Total: 2,259
  • 9th grade: 613
  • 10th grade: 564
  • 11th grade: 550
  • 12th grade: 532
25 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Center For Learning And Development
12379 Miracle Hill Rd
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
760-329-2608
  • Total: 5
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 3
6 to 1 1 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Mt. San Jacinto High
30800 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA 92234
760-770-8563
  • Total: 474
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 155
  • 12th grade: 306
25 to 1 19 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ramon Alternative Center
2248 East Ramon Rd
Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-778-0487
  • Total: 108
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 1
10 to 1 11 7th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,569
  • Median family income: $41,445
  • Median male income: $23,733
  • Median female income: $16,852
  • Median income of a renter: $24,755
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,001
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,510 6,725 6,025 5,955 4,355

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