Average Teacher Salary in San Jose Unified School District

The average teacher salary in San Jose Unified School District is $57,014.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,102 $23,160 $27,314 $33,320 $40,148 $47,958
Kindergarten $56,263 $38,152 $44,091 $53,030 $69,660 $81,480
Elementary $60,956 $38,433 $44,642 $59,966 $77,450 $87,106
Middle school $63,936 $40,773 $51,137 $68,513 $77,833 $84,150
High school $69,815 $45,250 $53,836 $71,527 $85,216 $95,509

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,594
  • Full time teachers: 1,548
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 146
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 974
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 120
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 454
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 33,032

Financial Statistics for San Jose Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $213,254,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $141,168,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $27,157,000
  • Total revenue: $381,579,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $170,686,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $175,809,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $66,005,000
  • Expenditures per student: $382,000
  • Total expenditures: $431,768,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $88,433,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $12,672,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $79,000

Information on Schools within San Jose Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the San Jose Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Allen At Steinbeck
820 Steinbeck Dr
San Jose, CA 95123
408-535-6205
  • Total: 820
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 132
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 135
  • 6th grade: 62
21 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Almaden Elementary
1295 Dentwood Dr
San Jose, CA 95118
408-535-6207
  • Total: 418
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 58
18 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Anne Darling Elementary
333 North 33rd St
San Jose, CA 95133
408-535-6209
  • Total: 510
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 94
17 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Booksin Elementary
1590 Dry Creek Rd
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6213
  • Total: 707
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 99
23 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Canoas Elementary
880 Wren Dr
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6391
  • Total: 479
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 57
20 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Empire Gardens Elementary
1060 East Empire St
San Jose, CA 95112
408-535-6221
  • Total: 449
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 49
21 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ernesto Galarza Elementary
1610 Bird Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6671
  • Total: 503
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 89
20 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Gardner Elementary
502 Illinois Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6225
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 79
19 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Grant Elementary
1425 Washington Placeace
San Diego, CA 92103
619-293-4420
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 88
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Graystone Elementary
6982 Shearwater Dr
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6317
  • Total: 796
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 153
  • 4th grade: 155
  • 5th grade: 154
25 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hacienda Science/environmental Magnet
1290 Kimberly Dr
San Jose, CA 95118
408-535-6259
  • Total: 539
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 111
21 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hammer Montessori At Galarza Elementary
1610 Bird Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6671
  • Total: 254
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 31
18 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Horace Mann Elementary
55 North Seventh St
San Jose, CA 95112
408-535-6237
  • Total: 640
  • Kindergarten: 164
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 146
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 129
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Los Alamitos Elementary
6130 Silberman Ave
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6297
  • Total: 685
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 106
24 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lowell Elementary
700 South Flower St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
714-972-6300
  • Total: 892
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 115
20 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Merritt Trace Elementary
651 Dana Ave
San Jose, CA 95126
408-535-6257
  • Total: 808
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 141
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 141
  • 4th grade: 141
  • 5th grade: 124
21 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Middle College High
701 South Mt. Vernon Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92410
909-824-3218
  • Total: 177
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade: 17
18 to 1 10 1st Grade 12th Grade
Rachel Carson Elementary
4245 Meg Dr
San Jose, CA 95136
408-535-6287
  • Total: 427
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 61
19 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Reed Elementary
1524 Jacob Ave
San Jose, CA 95118
408-535-6247
  • Total: 474
  • Kindergarten: 144
  • 1st grade: 133
  • 2nd grade: 136
21 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
River Glen
1088 Brdway
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6240
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 61
  • 8th grade: 56
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Schallenberger Elementary
1280 Koch Ln
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6253
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 75
21 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Selma Olinder Elementary
890 East William
San Jose, CA 95116
408-535-6245
  • Total: 505
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 83
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Simonds Elementary
6515 Grapevine Way
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6251
  • Total: 652
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 110
23 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Terrell Elementary
3925 Pearl Ave
San Jose, CA 95136
408-535-6255
  • Total: 516
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 89
20 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Walter L. Bachrodt Elementary
102 Sonora Ave
San Jose, CA 95110
408-535-6211
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 73
18 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Elementary
2760 Jane St
Riverside, CA 92506
951-788-7305
  • Total: 742
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 103
21 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Williams Elementary
1150 Rajkovich Way
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6196
  • Total: 674
  • Kindergarten: 154
  • 1st grade: 187
  • 2nd grade: 178
  • 3rd grade: 200
22 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Willow Glen Elementary
1425 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6265
  • Total: 594
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 83
21 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the San Jose Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Allen At Steinbeck
820 Steinbeck Dr
San Jose, CA 95123
408-535-6205
  • Total: 820
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 132
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 135
  • 6th grade: 62
21 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Bret Harte Middle
7050 Bret Harte Dr
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6270
  • Total: 1,191
  • 6th grade: 390
  • 7th grade: 393
  • 8th grade: 408
22 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Castillero Middle
6384 Leyland Park Dr
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6385
  • Total: 1,289
  • 6th grade: 413
  • 7th grade: 457
  • 8th grade: 419
23 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Grant Elementary
1425 Washington Placeace
San Diego, CA 92103
619-293-4420
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 88
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Herbert Hoover Middle
1635 Park Ave
San Jose, CA 95126
408-535-6274
  • Total: 1,084
  • 6th grade: 395
  • 7th grade: 403
  • 8th grade: 407
21 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
John Muir Middle
1111 North Kenneth Rd
Burbank, CA 91504
818-558-5320
  • Total: 1,416
  • 6th grade: 432
  • 7th grade: 457
  • 8th grade: 527
24 to 1 58 6th Grade 8th Grade
Peter Burnett Middle
850 North Second St
San Jose, CA 95112
408-535-6267
  • Total: 871
  • 6th grade: 315
  • 7th grade: 262
  • 8th grade: 294
19 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
River Glen
1088 Brdway
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6240
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 61
  • 8th grade: 56
21 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Willow Glen Middle
2105 Cottle Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6277
  • Total: 1,195
  • 6th grade: 398
  • 7th grade: 410
  • 8th grade: 387
23 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the San Jose Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Abraham Lincoln High
555 Dana Ave
San Jose, CA 95126
408-535-6300
  • Total: 1,660
  • 9th grade: 616
  • 10th grade: 625
  • 11th grade: 690
  • 12th grade: 566
22 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade
Downtown College Preparatory
1460 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
408-271-1730
  • Total: 426
  • 9th grade: 131
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade: 95
21 to 1 21 9th Grade 12th Grade
Gunderson High
620 Gaundaberoute Ln
San Jose, CA 95136
408-535-6340
  • Total: 1,100
  • 9th grade: 323
  • 10th grade: 293
  • 11th grade: 258
  • 12th grade: 226
20 to 1 55 9th Grade 12th Grade
Leland High
6677 Camden Ave
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6290
  • Total: 1,849
  • 9th grade: 479
  • 10th grade: 464
  • 11th grade: 477
  • 12th grade: 429
25 to 1 75 9th Grade 12th Grade
Middle College High
701 South Mt. Vernon Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92410
909-824-3218
  • Total: 177
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade: 17
18 to 1 10 1st Grade 12th Grade
Pioneer High
10800 Ben Avon
Whittier, CA 90606
562-698-8121
  • Total: 1,592
  • 9th grade: 384
  • 10th grade: 425
  • 11th grade: 423
  • 12th grade: 360
24 to 1 65 9th Grade 12th Grade
San Jose High Academy
275 North 24th St
San Jose, CA 95116
408-535-6320
  • Total: 994
  • 9th grade: 297
  • 10th grade: 277
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 193
21 to 1 48 9th Grade 12th Grade
Willow Glen High
2001 Cottle Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-535-6330
  • Total: 1,465
  • 9th grade: 407
  • 10th grade: 400
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 307
24 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Broadway High
4825 Speak Ln
San Jose, CA 95118
408-535-6285
  • Total: 190
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 116
13 to 1 15 9th Grade 12th Grade
Community Career Academy (continuation)
2105 Forest Ave
San Jose, CA 95128
408-947-2852
  • Total: 10
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 7
10 to 1 1 9th Grade 12th Grade
Gunderson Plus (continuation)
622 Gaundaberoute Ln
San Jose, CA 95136
408-535-6000
  • Total: 40
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 30
13 to 1 3 9th Grade 12th Grade
Leland Plus (continuation)
6677 Camden Ave
San Jose, CA 95120
408-535-6100
  • Total: 39
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 22
13 to 1 3 9th Grade 12th Grade
Liberty High (alternative)
5845 Allen Ave Ste. 2
San Jose, CA 95123
408-535-6327
  • Total: 348
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 97
  • 12th grade: 197
31 to 1 11 6th Grade 12th Grade
Lincoln Plus High
1999 Olive St
San Jose, CA 95126
408-292-3794
  • Total: 40
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 33
20 to 1 2 1st Grade 12th Grade
Pioneer Plus (continuation)
1290 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose, CA 95118
408-264-4428
  • Total: 40
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade: 28
20 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade
San Jose Community High
1155 East Julian St
San Jose, CA 95116
408-279-2550
  • Total: 42
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade: 4
6 to 1 7 9th Grade 12th Grade
San Jose Community Middle
1155 East Julian St
San Jose, CA 95116
408-279-2550
  • Total: 15
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 7
15 to 1 1 6th Grade 8th Grade
San Jose High Academy Plus
275 North 24th St
San Jose, CA 95116
408-287-1631
  • Total: 39
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade: 27
13 to 1 3 9th Grade 12th Grade
Willow Glen Plus (continuation)
2001 Cottle Ave
San Jose, CA 95125
408-264-4422
  • Total: 41
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade: 33
21 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $29,201
  • Median family income: $72,881
  • Median male income: $35,855
  • Median female income: $26,030
  • Median income of a renter: $41,805
  • Median income of a home owner: $89,594
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    7,630 6,530 8,595 13,440 19,405

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