Average Teacher Salary in East Otero School District No. R1

The average teacher salary in East Otero School District No. R1 is $36,094.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,200 $18,310 $21,970 $26,150 $34,000 $40,730
Kindergarten $36,880 $28,470 $31,880 $35,880 $41,070 $47,760
Elementary $38,480 $29,530 $33,060 $37,590 $43,670 $50,290
Middle school $38,120 $29,500 $33,040 $37,180 $42,080 $49,400
High school $38,790 $29,580 $33,010 $37,760 $44,290 $50,610

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General Facts

  • Staff: 168
  • Full time teachers: 90
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 25
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 39
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 8
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 44
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,351

Financial Statistics for East Otero School District No. R1

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $3,709,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,851,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,443,000
  • Total revenue: $14,003,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $6,811,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $6,630,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,387,000
  • Expenditures per student: $131,000
  • Total expenditures: $13,448,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $3,712,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $293,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $244,000

Information on Schools within East Otero School District No. R1

Elementary Schools within the East Otero School District No. R1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
La Junta Intermediate School
1401 East Sixth St
La Junta, CO 81050
719-384-9151
  • Total: 280
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 93
16 to 1 17 3rd Grade 5th Grade
La Junta Primary School
600 West Topeka
La Junta, CO 81050
719-384-2991
  • Total: 326
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 91
16 to 1 21 Kindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the East Otero School District No. R1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
La Junta Middle School
901 Smithland
La Junta, CO 81050
719-384-4371
  • Total: 289
  • 6th grade: 99
  • 7th grade: 85
  • 8th grade: 105
12 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the East Otero School District No. R1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
La Junta High School
1817 Smithland
La Junta, CO 81050
719-384-4467
  • Total: 440
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade: 106
17 to 1 26 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the East Otero School District No. R1 (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Tiger Learning Center
1817 Smithland
La Junta, CO 81050
719-384-4460
  • Total: 16
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 6
10 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,106
  • Median family income: $37,105
  • Median male income: $20,812
  • Median female income: $14,330
  • Median income of a renter: $16,143
  • Median income of a home owner: $36,280
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    865 505 600 440 160

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