Average Teacher Salary in Vista Unified School District

The average teacher salary in Vista Unified School District is $57,011.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,287 $19,325 $23,415 $28,134 $33,504 $40,456
Kindergarten $54,695 $33,504 $39,338 $51,601 $69,367 $83,444
Elementary $67,357 $36,190 $48,248 $66,559 $83,612 $104,602
Middle school $67,267 $42,456 $53,543 $65,804 $80,590 $97,851
High school $66,452 $37,770 $49,028 $65,702 $82,927 $98,868

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,275
  • Full time teachers: 1,277
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 224
  • Instructional Coordinators: 23
  • Elementary Teachers: 763
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 66
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 396
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 26,017

Financial Statistics for Vista Unified School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $88,590,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $131,968,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $19,839,000
  • Total revenue: $240,397,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $139,359,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $128,862,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $45,201,000
  • Expenditures per student: $3,918,000
  • Total expenditures: $266,024,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $62,740,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,897,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $11,000

Information on Schools within Vista Unified School District

Elementary Schools within the Vista Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alamosa Park Elementary
5130 Alamosa Park Dr
Oceanside, CA 92057
760-940-0700
  • Total: 569
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 109
22 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Beaumont Elementary
550 Beaumont Dr
Vista, CA 92084
760-726-4040
  • Total: 607
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 108
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bobier Elementary
220 West Bobier Dr
Vista, CA 92083
760-724-8501
  • Total: 680
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 107
18 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Breeze Hill Elementary
1111 Melrose Way
Vista, CA 92083
760-945-2373
  • Total: 759
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 128
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 115
  • 6th grade: 1
21 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Casita Center For Science/math/technology
260 Cedar Dr
Vista, CA 92083
760-724-8442
  • Total: 717
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 135
18 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Crestview Elementary
900 Crosby Ave
Simi Valley, CA 93065
805-520-6715
  • Total: 454
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 97
22 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Empresa Elementary
4850 Avenida Empresa
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-940-8454
  • Total: 734
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 126
21 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Foothill Oak Elementary
1370 Oak Dr
Vista, CA 92084
760-631-3458
  • Total: 657
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 89
18 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Grapevine Elementary
630 Grapevine Rd
Vista, CA 92083
760-724-8329
  • Total: 716
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 136
18 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hannalei Elementary
120 Hannalei Dr
Vista, CA 92083
760-631-6248
  • Total: 573
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 96
19 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Elementary
4672 County Rd North
Orland, CA 95963
530-865-1255
  • Total: 124
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 53
20 to 1 6 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Maryland Elementary
700 North Ave
Vista, CA 92084
760-631-6675
  • Total: 587
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 86
18 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mission Meadows Elementary
5657 Spur Ave
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-630-7884
  • Total: 570
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 85
20 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Monte Vista Elementary
1400 Magnolia Ave
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
707-792-4531
  • Total: 581
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 156
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 175
  • 5th grade: 120
21 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Olive Elementary
836 Olive Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-724-7129
  • Total: 454
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 64
13 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Temple Heights Elementary
1550 Templacee Heights Dr
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-631-6242
  • Total: 611
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 105
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Vista Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
600 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-941-0880
  • Total: 1,032
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 125
  • 8th grade: 112
19 to 1 53 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Vista Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Guajome Park Academy Charter
2000 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-631-8500
  • Total: 1,482
  • 6th grade: 179
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 246
  • 9th grade: 245
  • 10th grade: 202
  • 11th grade: 201
  • 12th grade: 188
22 to 1 67 6th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Elementary
4672 County Rd North
Orland, CA 95963
530-865-1255
  • Total: 124
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 53
20 to 1 6 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Madison Middle
4930 Lake Blvd
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-940-0176
  • Total: 1,377
  • 6th grade: 441
  • 7th grade: 462
  • 8th grade: 474
24 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rancho Minerva Middle
2245 Foothill Dr
Vista, CA 92084
760-631-4500
  • Total: 898
  • 6th grade: 322
  • 7th grade: 273
  • 8th grade: 303
20 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Roosevelt Middle
460 Arguello Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-8446
  • Total: 723
  • 6th grade: 401
  • 7th grade: 417
  • 8th grade: 436
20 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vista Academy Of Visual And Performing Arts
600 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-941-0880
  • Total: 1,032
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 125
  • 8th grade: 112
19 to 1 53 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Vista Magnet Middle School Of Technology Science
151 Escondido Ave
Vista, CA 92084
760-726-5766
  • Total: 388
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 190
22 to 1 17 6th Grade 8th Grade
Washington Middle
740 Olive Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-724-7115
  • Total: 802
  • 6th grade: 313
  • 7th grade: 320
  • 8th grade: 336
19 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Vista Unified School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Guajome Park Academy Charter
2000 North Santa Fe Ave
Vista, CA 92083
760-631-8500
  • Total: 1,482
  • 6th grade: 179
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 246
  • 9th grade: 245
  • 10th grade: 202
  • 11th grade: 201
  • 12th grade: 188
22 to 1 67 6th Grade 12th Grade
Rancho Buena Vista High
1601 Longhorn Dr
Vista, CA 92081
760-727-7284
  • Total: 3,249
  • 9th grade: 823
  • 10th grade: 883
  • 11th grade: 802
  • 12th grade: 741
24 to 1 135 9th Grade 12th Grade
Siatech
217 Escondido Ave Ste. 7
Vista, CA 92084
760-945-1227
  • Total: 2,056
  • 11th grade: 92
  • 12th grade: 1,964
54 to 1 38 9th Grade 12th Grade
Vista High
1 Panther Dr
Vista, CA 92084
760-726-5611
  • Total: 3,027
  • 9th grade: 795
  • 10th grade: 810
  • 11th grade: 747
  • 12th grade: 675
22 to 1 137 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alta Vista High (continuation)
1575 Bonair Dr
Vista, CA 92084
760-724-3775
  • Total: 254
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade: 185
17 to 1 15 9th Grade 12th Grade
California Avenue Elementary
3800 California Ave
Riverbank, CA 95367
209-869-2597
  • Total: 612
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 101
20 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Major General Raymond Murray High
215 North Melrose Dr
Vista, CA 92083
760-631-2502
  • Total: 214
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade: 150
18 to 1 12 1st Grade 12th Grade
North County Trade Technology High
2585 Business Park Dr
Vista, CA 92081
760-598-0782
  • Total: 41
  • 9th grade: 41
8 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Star Academy Of Independent Learning & Fine
1250 Arcadia Ave
Vista, CA 92084
760-726-5360
  • Total: 70
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 7
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 10
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 12
21 to 1 3 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Palomar High Independent Study
1401 Palomar Placeace
Vista, CA 92084
760-724-4785
  • Total: 110
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 52
18 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sierra Vista High
1070 South Pratt St
Tulare, CA 93274
559-687-7384
  • Total: 206
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 6
24 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
Vista Focus Academy
450 North Melrose Dr
Vista, CA 92083
760-758-6800
  • Total: 83
  • 9th grade: 83
10 to 1 9 9th Grade 9th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,488
  • Median family income: $54,414
  • Median male income: $28,922
  • Median female income: $18,705
  • Median income of a renter: $33,766
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,283
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,090 6,130 7,590 10,070 5,725

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