Average Teacher Salary in San Marcos Unified School District

The average teacher salary in San Marcos Unified School District is $57,186.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,975 $18,980 $23,182 $27,866 $33,100 $39,751
Kindergarten $54,107 $32,811 $38,639 $50,366 $68,692 $83,812
Elementary $68,665 $36,656 $48,701 $67,484 $85,441 $108,065
Middle school $67,538 $42,440 $53,475 $65,784 $81,108 $99,023
High school $66,646 $37,462 $48,568 $65,801 $83,526 $100,000

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,480
  • Full time teachers: 774
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 22 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 189
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 504
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 50
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 199
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 17,527

Financial Statistics for San Marcos Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $57,974,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $83,235,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,543,000
  • Total revenue: $149,752,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $81,263,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $82,034,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $26,556,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,225,000
  • Total expenditures: $147,781,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $40,637,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $6,892,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within San Marcos Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the San Marcos Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alvin M. Dunn Elementary
3697 La Mirada Dr
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2000
  • Total: 595
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 122
  • 5th grade: 83
18 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bayshore Prep Charter
100 North Rancho Santa Fe Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-597-0847
  • Total: 175
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade: 36
26 to 1 7 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Carrillo Elementary
2875 Poinsettia Ln
Carlsbad, CA 92009
760-290-2900
  • Total: 852
  • Kindergarten: 152
  • 1st grade: 144
  • 2nd grade: 158
  • 3rd grade: 147
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 125
23 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Discovery Elementary
730 Applaceewilde Dr
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2077
  • Total: 887
  • Kindergarten: 148
  • 1st grade: 144
  • 2nd grade: 164
  • 3rd grade: 137
  • 4th grade: 158
  • 5th grade: 136
23 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Joli Ann Leichtag Elementary
653 Poinsettia Ave
Vista, CA 92081
760-290-2888
  • Total: 769
  • Kindergarten: 168
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 137
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 112
22 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Knob Hill Elementary
1825 Knob Hill Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2080
  • Total: 866
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 153
  • 4th grade: 157
  • 5th grade: 147
22 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
La Costa Meadows Elementary
6889 El Fuerte St
Carlsbad, CA 92009
760-290-2121
  • Total: 751
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 143
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 122
21 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Paloma Elementary
42940 Via Rami
Temecula, CA 92592
951-302-5165
  • Total: 644
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 122
20 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Richland Elementary
910 East Borden Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2400
  • Total: 905
  • Kindergarten: 162
  • 1st grade: 144
  • 2nd grade: 149
  • 3rd grade: 145
  • 4th grade: 143
  • 5th grade: 162
21 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
San Elijo Elementary
1615 Schoolhouse Way
San Marcos, CA 92078
760-290-2600
  • Total: 890
  • Kindergarten: 183
  • 1st grade: 173
  • 2nd grade: 156
  • 3rd grade: 160
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 110
23 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
San Marcos Elementary
One Tiger Way
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2430
  • Total: 570
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 107
16 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Twin Oaks Elementary
1 Cassou Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-752-3366
  • Total: 848
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 145
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 141
  • 5th grade: 144
21 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the San Marcos Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
San Elijo Middle
1600 Schoolhouse Way
San Marcos, CA 92078
760-290-2800
  • Total: 1,324
  • 6th grade: 495
  • 7th grade: 457
  • 8th grade: 372
30 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
San Marcos Middle
650 West Mission Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2500
  • Total: 1,229
  • 6th grade: 421
  • 7th grade: 397
  • 8th grade: 411
26 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Woodland Park Middle
1270 Rock Springs Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-743-4544
  • Total: 1,413
  • 6th grade: 449
  • 7th grade: 484
  • 8th grade: 480
28 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the San Marcos Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bayshore Prep Charter
100 North Rancho Santa Fe Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-597-0847
  • Total: 175
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade: 36
26 to 1 7 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Mission Hills High
1 Mission Hills Ct.
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-8710
  • Total: 2,473
  • 9th grade: 665
  • 10th grade: 655
  • 11th grade: 596
  • 12th grade: 557
26 to 1 94 9th Grade 12th Grade
San Marcos High
1615 San Marcos Blvd
San Marcos, CA 92078
760-290-2200
  • Total: 2,030
  • 9th grade: 595
  • 10th grade: 535
  • 11th grade: 480
  • 12th grade: 420
24 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Foothills High
158 Cassou Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2544
  • Total: 114
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 34
  • 12th grade: 65
30 to 1 4 9th Grade 12th Grade
Twin Oaks High
158 Cassou Rd
San Marcos, CA 92069
760-290-2555
  • Total: 192
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 68
  • 12th grade: 104
15 to 1 13 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,326
  • Median family income: $55,599
  • Median male income: $31,151
  • Median female income: $20,418
  • Median income of a renter: $36,498
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,174
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,085 3,465 4,175 5,450 3,855

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