Average Teacher Salary in Ridgefield School District

The average teacher salary in Ridgefield School District is $61,862.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,750 $19,300 $22,050 $26,390 $34,160 $50,830
Kindergarten $70,790 $46,080 $56,740 $72,310 $84,920 $98,150
Elementary $68,810 $46,810 $55,970 $67,840 $82,290 $95,460
Middle school $69,920 $49,070 $57,640 $68,610 $83,310 $96,020
High school $69,040 $44,130 $54,730 $69,800 $83,850 $97,050

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General Facts

  • Staff: 767
  • Full time teachers: 413
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 89
  • Instructional Coordinators: 16
  • Elementary Teachers: 253
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 10
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 141
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,538

Financial Statistics for Ridgefield School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $77,872,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,100,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $867,000
  • Total revenue: $86,839,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $45,726,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,427,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $15,970,000
  • Expenditures per student: $15,000
  • Total expenditures: $81,597,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $24,469,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,451,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $94,000

Information on Schools within Ridgefield School District

Elementary Schools within the Ridgefield School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Barlow Mountain Elementary School
115 Barlow Mountain Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-894-7700
  • Total: 430
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 67
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Branchville Elementary School
40 Florida Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-544-7980
  • Total: 431
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 72
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Farmingville Elementary School
324 Farmingtonrd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-431-2830
  • Total: 369
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 72
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ridgebury Elementary School
112 Bennett's Farm Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-438-6555
  • Total: 455
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 90
15 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Scotland Elementary School
111 Barlow Mountain Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-438-6563
  • Total: 395
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 71
17 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Veterans Park Elementary School
8 Governor St
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-438-6571
  • Total: 337
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 54
13 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Ridgefield School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Ridge Middle School
10 East Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-438-3744
  • Total: 748
  • 6th grade: 248
  • 7th grade: 263
  • 8th grade: 237
12 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Scotts Ridge Middle School
750 North Salem Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-894-3400
  • Total: 592
  • 6th grade: 195
  • 7th grade: 203
  • 8th grade: 194
13 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Ridgefield School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ridgefield High School
700 North Salem Rd
Ridgefield, CT 6877
203-438-3785
  • Total: 1,781
  • 9th grade: 446
  • 10th grade: 450
  • 11th grade: 442
  • 12th grade: 443
13 to 1 139 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $51,795
  • Median family income: $127,981
  • Median male income: $80,141
  • Median female income: $35,019
  • Median income of a renter: $47,903
  • Median income of a home owner: $119,194
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    235 265 600 1,235 4,300