Average Teacher Salary in Meriden School District

The average teacher salary in Meriden School District is $55,534.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $32,450 $20,350 $23,490 $28,020 $35,550 $52,820
Kindergarten $56,680 $29,420 $40,560 $55,250 $75,220 $84,680
Elementary $63,490 $42,610 $50,910 $65,200 $77,630 $85,370
Middle school $63,730 $43,240 $51,270 $64,400 $77,310 $85,640
High school $61,320 $39,110 $48,010 $61,170 $75,940 $85,910

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,244
  • Full time teachers: 677
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 168
  • Instructional Coordinators: 23
  • Elementary Teachers: 444
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 20
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 198
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,611

Financial Statistics for Meriden School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $53,561,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $66,848,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,298,000
  • Total revenue: $127,707,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $70,765,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $65,510,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $25,147,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,647,000
  • Total expenditures: $123,831,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $31,999,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,948,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $725,000

Information on Schools within Meriden School District

Elementary Schools within the Meriden School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Franklin School
426 West Main St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-235-7997
  • Total: 466
  • Pre-k: 88
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 82
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Casimir Pulaski School
100 Clearview Ave
Meriden, CT 6450
203-238-1273
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 122
  • 5th grade: 133
14 to 1 49 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hanover School
208 Main St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-235-6359
  • Total: 519
  • Pre-k: 78
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 78
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Israel Putnam School
133 Parker Ave
Meriden, CT 6450
203-237-8493
  • Total: 561
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 94
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John Barry School
124 Columbia St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-237-8831
  • Total: 533
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 79
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Nathan Hale School
277 Atkins St Extension
Meriden, CT 6450
203-237-7486
  • Total: 648
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 101
15 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Roger Sherman School
64 North Pearl St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-238-1286
  • Total: 554
  • Pre-k: 81
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 81
15 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas Hooker School
70 Overlook Rd
Meriden, CT 6450
203-237-8839
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 52
16 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Meriden School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lincoln Middle School
164 Centennial Ave
Meriden, CT 6450
203-238-2381
  • Total: 752
  • 6th grade: 244
  • 7th grade: 253
  • 8th grade: 255
12 to 1 64 6th Grade 8th Grade
Washington Middle School
1225 North Brd St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-235-6606
  • Total: 911
  • 6th grade: 333
  • 7th grade: 281
  • 8th grade: 297
11 to 1 80 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Meriden School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Francis T. Maloney High School
121 Gravel St
Meriden, CT 6450
203-238-2334
  • Total: 1,281
  • 9th grade: 401
  • 10th grade: 314
  • 11th grade: 269
  • 12th grade: 297
13 to 1 101 9th Grade 12th Grade
Orville H. Platt High School
220 Coe Ave
Meriden, CT 6450
203-235-7963
  • Total: 1,182
  • 9th grade: 375
  • 10th grade: 266
  • 11th grade: 258
  • 12th grade: 283
13 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,597
  • Median family income: $52,788
  • Median male income: $32,290
  • Median female income: $22,402
  • Median income of a renter: $25,744
  • Median income of a home owner: $55,348
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,025 2,340 3,250 4,480 1,985