Average Teacher Salary in Colonial School District

The average teacher salary in Colonial School District is $49,322.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,880 $16,900 $19,540 $23,220 $28,180 $39,220
Kindergarten $51,430 $35,890 $41,220 $47,980 $62,660 $74,510
Elementary $53,800 $35,860 $42,510 $51,730 $65,820 $77,420
Middle school $55,630 $37,470 $43,490 $53,140 $67,320 $80,100
High school $59,870 $40,280 $47,570 $58,130 $72,620 $84,670

How to Become a Teacher in Colonial School District

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,149
  • Full time teachers: 640
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 79
  • Instructional Coordinators: 40
  • Elementary Teachers: 310
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 37
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 287
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,465

Financial Statistics for Colonial School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $42,782,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $92,861,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,894,000
  • Total revenue: $145,537,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $70,725,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $65,824,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $29,120,000
  • Expenditures per student: $458,000
  • Total expenditures: $154,653,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $31,370,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,220,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $414,000

Information on Schools within Colonial School District

Elementary Schools within the Colonial School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Castle Hills Elementary School
502 Moores Ln
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2915
  • Total: 746
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 131
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 124
  • 4th grade: 128
  • 5th grade: 117
15 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Colwyck Elementary School
12 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE 19720
302-429-4085
  • Total: 383
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 57
13 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Downie (carrie) Elementary School
1201 Delaware St
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2926
  • Total: 472
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 82
15 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Eisenberg (harry O.) Elementary School
27 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE 19720
302-429-4074
  • Total: 565
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 84
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pleasantville Elementary School
16 Placeeasant St
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2935
  • Total: 558
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 89
16 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Southern Elementary School
795 Cox Neck Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
302-832-6300
  • Total: 894
  • Kindergarten: 152
  • 1st grade: 146
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 159
  • 4th grade: 160
  • 5th grade: 150
16 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wilbur (kathleen H.) Elementary
4050 Wrangle Hill Rd
Bear, DE 19701
302-832-6330
  • Total: 1,212
  • Kindergarten: 203
  • 1st grade: 215
  • 2nd grade: 174
  • 3rd grade: 186
  • 4th grade: 219
  • 5th grade: 215
17 to 1 70 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wilmington Manor Elementary School
200 East Roosevelt Ave
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2901
  • Total: 441
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 71
15 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Colonial School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bedford (gunning) Middle School
801 Cox Neck Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
302-832-6280
  • Total: 969
  • 6th grade: 321
  • 7th grade: 324
  • 8th grade: 324
20 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mccullough (calvin R. ) Middle School
20 Chase Ave
New Castle, DE 19720
302-429-4000
  • Total: 836
  • 6th grade: 278
  • 7th grade: 271
  • 8th grade: 287
18 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Read (george) Middle School
314 East Basin Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2760
  • Total: 905
  • 6th grade: 269
  • 7th grade: 329
  • 8th grade: 307
17 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Colonial School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Penn (william) High School
713 East Basin Rd
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2800
  • Total: 2,244
  • 9th grade: 618
  • 10th grade: 648
  • 11th grade: 464
  • 12th grade: 514
17 to 1 132 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Leach (john G.) School
10 Landers Ln
New Castle, DE 19720
302-429-4055
  • Total: 96
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade: 1
6 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
New Castle School (colonial Ilc)
903 Delaware St
New Castle, DE 19720
302-323-2880
  • Total: 144
  • Pre-k: 51
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 7
21 to 1 7 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,546
  • Median family income: $54,956
  • Median male income: $32,304
  • Median female income: $24,249
  • Median income of a renter: $32,640
  • Median income of a home owner: $55,916
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,040 3,500 4,285 6,195 2,795