Average Teacher Salary in Santa Clara Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Santa Clara Unified School District is $56,619.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,304 $23,411 $27,563 $33,613 $40,360 $48,115
Kindergarten $56,148 $38,418 $44,442 $53,311 $69,191 $80,373
Elementary $60,494 $38,283 $44,618 $59,683 $76,630 $85,925
Middle school $63,258 $40,872 $50,830 $67,666 $76,642 $82,706
High school $68,895 $44,658 $52,729 $70,362 $84,230 $94,769

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,447
  • Full time teachers: 705
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 20 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 112
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 435
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 65
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 184
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 14,666

Financial Statistics for Santa Clara Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $137,291,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $33,945,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,908,000
  • Total revenue: $179,144,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $79,276,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $89,491,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $26,033,000
  • Expenditures per student: $7,665,000
  • Total expenditures: $177,386,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $41,144,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,396,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $85,000

Information on Schools within Santa Clara Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Santa Clara Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bowers Elementary
2755 Barkley Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-985-0171
  • Total: 387
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 69
20 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bracher Elementary
2700 Chromite Dr
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-984-1682
  • Total: 394
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 65
22 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Braly Elementary
675 Gail Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
408-983-1441
  • Total: 362
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 52
20 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Briarwood Elementary
1930 Townsend Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-554-6202
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 66
19 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
C. W. Haman Elementary
865 Los Padres Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-244-6893
  • Total: 366
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 48
18 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Don Callejon
4176 Lick Mill Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-423-3300
  • Total: 767
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 93
  • 8th grade: 106
21 to 1 37 Kindergarten 8th Grade
George Mayne Elementary
5030 North First St
Alviso, CA 95002
408-262-3600
  • Total: 471
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 79
20 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Kathryn Hughes Elementary
4949 Calle De Escuela
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-988-2390
  • Total: 438
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 62
23 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Laurelwood Elementary
955 Teal Dr
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-554-1390
  • Total: 593
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 99
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Millikin Elementary
2720 Sonoma Placeace
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-554-6661
  • Total: 372
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 66
23 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Montague Elementary
430 East Prather St
Montague, CA 96064
530-459-3001
  • Total: 138
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 46
17 to 1 8 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Pomeroy Elementary
1250 Pomeroy Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-554-0834
  • Total: 550
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 89
20 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ponderosa Elementary
295 Ponderosa Rd
South San Francisco, CA 94080
650-877-8825
  • Total: 413
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 96
21 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Scott Lane Elementary
1925 Scott Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-985-1050
  • Total: 465
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 71
22 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sutter Elementary
3200 Forbes Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-554-0690
  • Total: 403
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 60
19 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Elementary
290 Lighthouse Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93109
805-965-6653
  • Total: 578
  • Kindergarten: 142
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 132
  • 5th grade: 132
22 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Westwood Elementary
435 Saratoga Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-554-0308
  • Total: 433
  • Kindergarten: 156
  • 1st grade: 139
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 138
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 104
17 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Santa Clara Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buchser Middle
1111 Bellomy St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-984-2900
  • Total: 958
  • 6th grade: 324
  • 7th grade: 304
  • 8th grade: 330
21 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Don Callejon
4176 Lick Mill Blvd
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-423-3300
  • Total: 767
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 108
  • 7th grade: 93
  • 8th grade: 106
21 to 1 37 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Downtown College Prep Alviso
1621 Gold St
Alviso, CA 95002
408-942-7000
  • Total: 84
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 37
18 to 1 5 6th Grade 12th Grade
Juan Cabrillo Middle
2550 Cabrillo Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-983-2660
  • Total: 854
  • 6th grade: 267
  • 7th grade: 288
  • 8th grade: 299
21 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Marian A. Peterson Middle
1380 Rosalia Ave
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
408-423-2800
  • Total: 918
  • 6th grade: 308
  • 7th grade: 312
  • 8th grade: 298
23 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Montague Elementary
430 East Prather St
Montague, CA 96064
530-459-3001
  • Total: 138
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 46
17 to 1 8 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Santa Clara Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adrian Wilcox High
3250 Monroe St
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-423-2400
  • Total: 1,943
  • 9th grade: 510
  • 10th grade: 493
  • 11th grade: 491
  • 12th grade: 449
25 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade
Downtown College Prep Alviso
1621 Gold St
Alviso, CA 95002
408-942-7000
  • Total: 84
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 37
18 to 1 5 6th Grade 12th Grade
Santa Clara High
3000 Benton St
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-423-2600
  • Total: 1,849
  • 9th grade: 479
  • 10th grade: 496
  • 11th grade: 438
  • 12th grade: 436
23 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Santa Clara Unified School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
New Valley Continuation High
1875 Lawrence Rd
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-423-2300
  • Total: 157
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade: 98
18 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wilson Alternative
1840 Benton St
Santa Clara, CA 95050
408-423-3600
  • Total: 366
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 53
  • 10th grade: 48
  • 11th grade: 60
  • 12th grade: 179
21 to 1 17 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $32,732
  • Median family income: $76,709
  • Median male income: $46,482
  • Median female income: $30,012
  • Median income of a renter: $62,361
  • Median income of a home owner: $79,291
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,850 3,495 4,975 8,995 10,590

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