Average Teacher Salary in Aurora Joint District No. 28

The average teacher salary in Aurora Joint District No. 28 is $46,496.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,980 $15,710 $17,170 $24,710 $31,550 $41,380
Kindergarten $50,140 $33,960 $39,530 $48,680 $59,960 $70,790
Elementary $51,150 $34,830 $40,500 $49,530 $61,310 $72,160
Middle school $51,750 $35,020 $40,400 $50,080 $62,490 $73,500
High school $52,460 $35,460 $41,260 $51,210 $63,300 $73,510

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,162
  • Full time teachers: 1,864
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 22 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 747
  • Instructional Coordinators: 179
  • Elementary Teachers: 956
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 141
  • Pre-K Teachers: 12
  • High School Teachers: 756
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 35,523

Financial Statistics for Aurora Joint District No. 28

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $103,715,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $168,709,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $27,807,000
  • Total revenue: $300,231,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $161,669,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $180,619,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $37,327,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,231,000
  • Total expenditures: $324,976,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $85,144,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $13,752,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $4,939,000

Information on Schools within Aurora Joint District No. 28

Elementary Schools within the Aurora Joint District No. 28

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Altura Elementary School
1650 Altura Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-3500
  • Total: 470
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 76
19 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Arkansas Elementary School
17301 East Arkansas Ave
Aurora, CO 80017
303-755-0323
  • Total: 515
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 83
21 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Aurora Academy Charter School
10251 East 1st Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
303-367-5983
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 45
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Aurora Frontier K-8
3200 South Jericho Way
Aurora, CO 80013
303-693-1995
  • Total: 672
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 58
  • 8th grade: 63
21 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Aurora Public Schools Child Development Center
1420 Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-364-9371
  • Total: 1,237
  • Pre-k: 1,237
258 to 1 5 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Aurora Quest Academy
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
303-343-3664
  • Total: 459
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 109
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 29
19 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Axl Academy
14100 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
303-377-0758
  • Total: 222
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 39
14 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Boston Elementary School
1365 Jamaica St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-6878
  • Total: 321
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 40
19 to 1 17 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Century Elementary School
2500 South Granby Way
Aurora, CO 80014
303-745-4424
  • Total: 354
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 52
19 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Clyde Miller Elementary School
1701 Espana St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-364-7918
  • Total: 483
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 86
20 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Crawford Elementary School
1600 Florence St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-340-3290
  • Total: 601
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 11
  • 2nd grade: 14
  • 3rd grade: 16
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 27
17 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dalton Elementary School
17401 East Dartmouth Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
303-693-7561
  • Total: 530
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 85
21 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dartmouth Elementary School
3050 South Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80013
303-690-1155
  • Total: 385
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 63
17 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Elkhart Elementary School
1020 Eagle St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-3050
  • Total: 641
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 97
18 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fletcher Elementary School
10455 East 25th Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
303-343-1707
  • Total: 480
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 60
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fulton Elementary School
755 Fulton St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-8078
  • Total: 467
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 70
18 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Global Village Academy
403 South Airporoute Blvd
Aurora, CO 80017
303-309-6657
  • Total: 426
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 50
19 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Iowa Elementary School
16701 East Iowa Ave
Aurora, CO 80017
303-751-3660
  • Total: 469
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 86
19 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jewell Elementary School
14601 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
303-751-8862
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 78
20 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kenton Elementary School
1255 Kenton St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-0947
  • Total: 545
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 67
18 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lansing Elementary School
551 Lansing St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-8297
  • Total: 385
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 56
18 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Laredo Elementary School
1350 Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-366-0314
  • Total: 492
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 72
18 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lyn Knoll Elementary School
12445 East 2nd Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
303-364-8455
  • Total: 292
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 49
17 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Montview Elementary School
2055 Moline St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-8549
  • Total: 421
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 63
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Murphy Creek K-8 School
1400 South Old Tom Morris Rd
Aurora, CO 80018
303-366-0579
  • Total: 613
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 42
18 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Paris Elementary School
1635 Paris St
Aurora, CO 80010
303-341-1702
  • Total: 415
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 49
17 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Park Lane Elementary School
13001 East 30th Ave
Aurora, CO 80011
303-343-8313
  • Total: 279
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Peoria Elementary School
875 Peoria St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-0770
  • Total: 477
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 78
18 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sable Elementary School
2601 Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-3140
  • Total: 457
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 68
19 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Side Creek Elementary School
19191 East Iliff Place
Aurora, CO 80013
303-755-1785
  • Total: 672
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 127
23 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sixth Avenue Elementary School
560 Vaughn St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-366-6019
  • Total: 543
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 76
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tollgate Elementary School
701 South Kalispell Way
Aurora, CO 80017
303-696-0944
  • Total: 618
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 103
21 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Vanguard Classical School
801 Yosemite St
Denver, CO 80230
303-691-2384
  • Total: 430
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 45
11 to 1 39 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Vassar Elementary School
18101 East Vassar Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
303-752-3772
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 78
20 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Vaughn Elementary School
1155 Vaughn St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-366-8430
  • Total: 471
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 65
18 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Virginia Court Elementary School
395 South Troy St
Aurora, CO 80012
303-366-9594
  • Total: 477
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 83
21 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wheeling Elementary School
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
303-344-8670
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 97
19 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Yale Elementary School
16001 East Yale Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
303-751-7470
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 81
21 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Aurora Joint District No. 28

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aurora Academy Charter School
10251 East 1st Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
303-367-5983
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 45
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Aurora Frontier K-8
3200 South Jericho Way
Aurora, CO 80013
303-693-1995
  • Total: 672
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 58
  • 8th grade: 63
21 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Aurora Hills Middle School
1009 South Uvalda St
Aurora, CO 80012
303-341-7450
  • Total: 968
  • 6th grade: 343
  • 7th grade: 322
  • 8th grade: 303
18 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Aurora Quest Academy
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80012
303-343-3664
  • Total: 459
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 109
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 29
19 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Columbia Middle School
17600 East Columbia Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
303-690-6570
  • Total: 834
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 277
17 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Middle School
1275 Fraser St
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-0660
  • Total: 905
  • 6th grade: 149
  • 7th grade: 162
  • 8th grade: 150
18 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lotus School For Excellence
11001-a East Alameda Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
303-360-0052
  • Total: 242
  • 6th grade: 74
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 69
  • 9th grade: 27
14 to 1 17 6th Grade 9th Grade
Mrachek Middle School
1955 South Telluride St
Aurora, CO 80013
303-750-2836
  • Total: 1,035
  • 6th grade: 305
  • 7th grade: 362
  • 8th grade: 368
18 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Murphy Creek K-8 School
1400 South Old Tom Morris Rd
Aurora, CO 80018
303-366-0579
  • Total: 613
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 42
18 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
North Middle School
12095 Montview Blvd
Aurora, CO 80010
303-364-7411
  • Total: 739
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 276
  • 8th grade: 257
15 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Middle School
12310 East Parkview Dr
Aurora, CO 80011
303-364-7623
  • Total: 670
  • 6th grade: 201
  • 7th grade: 223
  • 8th grade: 246
17 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vanguard Classical School
801 Yosemite St
Denver, CO 80230
303-691-2384
  • Total: 430
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 45
11 to 1 39 Kindergarten 7th Grade
West Middle School
10100 East 13th Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
303-366-2671
  • Total: 803
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 139
  • 8th grade: 150
16 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Aurora Joint District No. 28

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aurora Central High School
11700 East 11th Ave
Aurora, CO 80010
303-340-1600
  • Total: 2,334
  • 9th grade: 623
  • 10th grade: 602
  • 11th grade: 540
  • 12th grade: 569
21 to 1 113 9th Grade 12th Grade
Gateway High School
1300 South Sable Blvd
Aurora, CO 80012
303-755-7160
  • Total: 1,710
  • 9th grade: 438
  • 10th grade: 418
  • 11th grade: 421
  • 12th grade: 433
18 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hinkley High School
1250 Chambers Rd
Aurora, CO 80011
303-340-1500
  • Total: 1,852
  • 9th grade: 520
  • 10th grade: 486
  • 11th grade: 414
  • 12th grade: 432
19 to 1 100 9th Grade 12th Grade
New America School
9125 East Seventh Placeace Bui
Denver, CO 80230
303-320-9854
  • Total: 482
  • 9th grade: 86
  • 10th grade: 60
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade: 62
26 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Rangeview High School
17599 East Iliff Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
303-695-6848
  • Total: 2,223
  • 9th grade: 611
  • 10th grade: 586
  • 11th grade: 527
  • 12th grade: 499
21 to 1 105 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Aurora Joint District No. 28 (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Options School
11351 East Montview Blvd
Aurora, CO 80010
303-340-0666
  • Total: 1,533
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 131
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 165
  • 4th grade: 157
  • 5th grade: 141
  • 6th grade: 135
  • 7th grade: 130
  • 8th grade: 112
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade: 51
48 to 1 32 Kindergarten 12th Grade
William Smith High School
400 Airporoute Blvd
Aurora, CO 80011
303-364-8715
  • Total: 246
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade: 62
12 to 1 21 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,698
  • Median family income: $47,367
  • Median male income: $27,212
  • Median female income: $21,703
  • Median income of a renter: $30,549
  • Median income of a home owner: $51,760
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,610 9,535 11,425 11,915 3,880

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