Average Teacher Salary in Highlands

The average teacher salary in Highlands is $42,144.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,740 $15,950 $17,620 $20,710 $24,090 $27,480
Kindergarten $45,570 $33,030 $36,440 $43,230 $53,420 $61,190
Elementary $45,500 $32,810 $36,130 $42,690 $53,540 $62,320
Middle school $46,730 $33,630 $37,740 $45,210 $54,370 $62,290
High school $51,180 $34,010 $38,990 $49,810 $59,180 $72,820

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,745
  • Full time teachers: 916
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 140
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 278
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 55
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 361
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 12,249

Financial Statistics for Highlands

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $54,583,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $51,985,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $16,978,000
  • Total revenue: $123,546,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $61,896,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $61,668,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $21,613,000
  • Expenditures per student: $601,000
  • Total expenditures: $130,975,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $26,006,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,646,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $869,000

Information on Schools within Highlands

Elementary Schools within the Highlands

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avon Elementary School
705 West Winthrop St
Avon Park, FL 33825
863-452-4355
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 83
12 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fred Wild Elementary School
3550 Youth Care Ln
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5400
  • Total: 530
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 99
12 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Country Elementary School
516 County Rd 29
Lake Placid, FL 33852
863-699-5050
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 100
14 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Placid Elementary School
101 Green Dragon Dr
Lake Placid, FL 33852
863-699-5070
  • Total: 733
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 134
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 119
13 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Memorial Elementary School
867 Memorial Dr
Avon Park, FL 33825
863-784-0200
  • Total: 690
  • Kindergarten: 142
  • 1st grade: 158
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 147
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 127
14 to 1 50 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Park Elementary School
327 East Palmetto St
Avon Park, FL 33825
863-452-4373
  • Total: 503
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 79
12 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sun 'n Lake Elementary School
4515 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Sebring, FL 33872
863-471-5464
  • Total: 671
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 108
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
The Kindergarten Learning Center
3560 Us Hwy 27s
Sebring, FL 33870
863-314-5281
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 350
13 to 1 27 Kindergarten Kindergarten
Woodlawn Elementary School
817 Woodlawn Dr
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5444
  • Total: 562
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 86
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 11th Grade

Middle Schools within the Highlands

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avon Park Middle School
401 South Lake Ave
Avon Park, FL 33825
863-452-4333
  • Total: 696
  • 6th grade: 224
  • 7th grade: 251
  • 8th grade: 221
13 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hill-gustat Middle School
4700 Schumacher Rd
Sebring, FL 33872
863-471-5437
  • Total: 690
  • 6th grade: 225
  • 7th grade: 225
  • 8th grade: 239
  • 12th grade: 1
15 to 1 47 6th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Placid Middle School
201 South Tangerine Ave
Lake Placid, FL 33852
863-699-5030
  • Total: 602
  • 6th grade: 188
  • 7th grade: 204
  • 8th grade: 210
13 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sebring Middle School
500 East Center Ave
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5700
  • Total: 785
  • 6th grade: 267
  • 7th grade: 246
  • 8th grade: 272
14 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Highlands

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avon Park High School
700 East Main St
Avon Park, FL 33825
863-452-4311
  • Total: 1,108
  • Pre-k: 13
  • 9th grade: 351
  • 10th grade: 271
  • 11th grade: 244
  • 12th grade: 229
14 to 1 82 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hill-gustat Middle School
4700 Schumacher Rd
Sebring, FL 33872
863-471-5437
  • Total: 690
  • 6th grade: 225
  • 7th grade: 225
  • 8th grade: 239
  • 12th grade: 1
15 to 1 47 6th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Placid High School
202 Green Dragon Dr
Lake Placid, FL 33852
863-699-5010
  • Total: 781
  • Pre-k: 3
  • 9th grade: 246
  • 10th grade: 215
  • 11th grade: 172
  • 12th grade: 145
13 to 1 59 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sebring High School
3514 Kenilworth Blvd
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5500
  • Total: 1,637
  • Pre-k: 10
  • 9th grade: 574
  • 10th grade: 406
  • 11th grade: 334
  • 12th grade: 313
15 to 1 106 9th Grade 12th Grade
Woodlawn Elementary School
817 Woodlawn Dr
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5444
  • Total: 562
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 86
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 11th Grade

Other Schools within the Highlands (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cracker Trail Elementary School
8200 Sparta Rd
Sebring, FL 33875
863-471-5777
  • Total: 726
  • 1st grade: 157
  • 2nd grade: 161
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 136
14 to 1 53 Kindergarten 5th Grade
The Academy At Youth Care Lane
4121 Youth Care Ln
Sebring, FL 33870
863-471-5748
  • Total: 16
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 1
not available not available 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,222
  • Median family income: $35,647
  • Median male income: $20,435
  • Median female income: $14,901
  • Median income of a renter: $21,171
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,204
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    7,900 7,000 5,765 3,830 1,525