Average Teacher Salary in Palmdale Elementary School District

The average teacher salary in Palmdale Elementary School District is $55,130.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,286 $20,574 $23,671 $28,329 $34,839 $42,776
Kindergarten $56,483 $34,257 $42,146 $54,279 $70,350 $83,344
Elementary $61,000 $39,751 $46,663 $59,517 $74,581 $86,842
Middle school $62,731 $37,107 $46,818 $62,151 $77,986 $91,970
High school $65,150 $41,680 $50,692 $65,122 $79,052 $92,803

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,740
  • Full time teachers: 939
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 22 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 211
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 793
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 75
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 20,576

Financial Statistics for Palmdale Elementary School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $22,998,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $181,300,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $41,207,000
  • Total revenue: $245,505,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $106,936,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $97,829,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $45,178,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,514,000
  • Total expenditures: $220,438,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $50,937,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,603,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Palmdale Elementary School District

Elementary Schools within the Palmdale Elementary School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Antelope Valley Learning Academy
701 West Ave K Ste. 126
Lancaster, CA 93534
661-942-2550
  • Total: 275
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 55
18 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Barrel Springs Elementary
3636 Ponderosa Way
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-285-9270
  • Total: 815
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 144
  • 5th grade: 131
  • 6th grade: 148
26 to 1 31 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Buena Vista Elementary
1330 Buena Vista Way
Carlsbad, CA 92008
760-331-5400
  • Total: 287
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 80
25 to 1 12 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Chaparral Elementary
4849 Bird Farm Rd
Chino Hills, CA 91709
909-606-4871
  • Total: 673
  • Kindergarten: 152
  • 1st grade: 137
  • 2nd grade: 158
  • 3rd grade: 177
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 134
23 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Cimarron Elementary
36940 45th St East
Palmdale, CA 93532
661-285-9780
  • Total: 792
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 128
  • 5th grade: 128
  • 6th grade: 123
26 to 1 31 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Desert Rose Elementary
37730 27th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-272-0584
  • Total: 979
  • Kindergarten: 139
  • 1st grade: 143
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 173
  • 4th grade: 159
  • 5th grade: 135
  • 6th grade: 92
26 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Golden Poppy Elementary
37802 Rockie Ln
Palmdale, CA 93552
661-285-3683
  • Total: 801
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 133
  • 6th grade: 148
25 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Guidance Charter
1125-b East Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93350
661-272-1701
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 21
  • 6th grade: 32
  • 7th grade: 23
  • 8th grade: 35
19 to 1 12 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Joshua Hills Elementary
3030 Fairfield
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-265-9992
  • Total: 813
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 133
  • 6th grade: 133
25 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Manzanita Elementary
1240 Manzanita Hills Ave
Redding, CA 96001
530-225-0050
  • Total: 641
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 91
20 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mesquite Elementary
37622 43rd St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-285-8376
  • Total: 903
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 163
  • 5th grade: 144
  • 6th grade: 131
25 to 1 36 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Ocotillo Elementary
38737 Ocotillo School Dr
Palmdale, CA 93551
661-947-9987
  • Total: 1,118
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 153
  • 2nd grade: 147
  • 3rd grade: 175
  • 4th grade: 162
  • 5th grade: 161
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 3
25 to 1 45 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Palm Tree Elementary
326 East Ave R
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-265-9357
  • Total: 850
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 115
  • 6th grade: 120
25 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Palmdale Learning Plaza
38043 Division St
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-538-9034
  • Total: 891
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 115
26 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Quail Valley Elementary
23757 Canyon Heights Dr
Quail Valley, CA 92587
951-672-1851
  • Total: 617
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 90
19 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Summerwind Elementary
39360 Summerwind Dr
Palmdale, CA 93551
661-947-3863
  • Total: 747
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 120
  • 6th grade: 134
23 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Tamarisk Elementary
1843 East Ave Q-5
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-273-5770
  • Total: 836
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 141
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 109
  • 6th grade: 106
25 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Tumbleweed Elementary
1100 East Ave R-4
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-273-4166
  • Total: 1,004
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 153
  • 2nd grade: 146
  • 3rd grade: 175
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 151
  • 6th grade: 121
25 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Wildflower Elementary
38136 35th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-272-1571
  • Total: 842
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 139
  • 6th grade: 123
24 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Yucca Elementary
38440 Second St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-273-5052
  • Total: 748
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 128
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 106
22 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Palmdale Elementary School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Antelope Valley Learning Academy
701 West Ave K Ste. 126
Lancaster, CA 93534
661-942-2550
  • Total: 275
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 55
18 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cactus Middle
38060 20th St East
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-273-0847
  • Total: 1,064
  • 6th grade: 114
  • 7th grade: 485
  • 8th grade: 465
23 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Desert Willow Intermediate
36555 Sunny Ln
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-285-5866
  • Total: 841
  • 7th grade: 414
  • 8th grade: 427
22 to 1 38 7th Grade 8th Grade
Golden Poppy Elementary
37802 Rockie Ln
Palmdale, CA 93552
661-285-3683
  • Total: 801
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 133
  • 6th grade: 148
25 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Guidance Charter
1125-b East Palmdale Blvd
Palmdale, CA 93350
661-272-1701
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 21
  • 6th grade: 32
  • 7th grade: 23
  • 8th grade: 35
19 to 1 12 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Juniper Intermediate
39066 Palm Tree Way
Palmdale, CA 93551
661-947-0181
  • Total: 849
  • 7th grade: 405
  • 8th grade: 444
24 to 1 36 7th Grade 8th Grade
Mesa Intermediate
3243 East Ave R-8
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-947-0188
  • Total: 877
  • 7th grade: 440
  • 8th grade: 437
21 to 1 41 7th Grade 8th Grade
Palmdale Learning Plaza
38043 Division St
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-538-9034
  • Total: 891
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 115
26 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Shadow Hills Intermediate
37315 60th St East
Palmdale, CA 93552
661-533-7400
  • Total: 1,056
  • 7th grade: 515
  • 8th grade: 541
23 to 1 46 7th Grade 8th Grade

Other Schools within the Palmdale Elementary School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Los Amigos
6640 East Ave R-8
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-285-1546
  • Total: 880
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 82
  • 8th grade: 90
26 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Oak Tree Community Day
37230 37th St
Palmdale, CA 93550
661-285-1548
  • Total: 71
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 25
  • 8th grade: 33
8 to 1 9 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Yellen Learning Center
37015 Goldenview Way
Palmdale, CA 93552
661-456-1600
  • Total: 78
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 7
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 17
8 to 1 10 Kindergarten 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,096
  • Median family income: $45,086
  • Median male income: $30,900
  • Median female income: $17,895
  • Median income of a renter: $24,708
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,391
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,250 4,740 5,380 6,435 2,210

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