Average Teacher Salary in Sarasota

The average teacher salary in Sarasota is $27,630.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,630 $17,270 $19,730 $23,670 $32,680 $41,910
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General Facts

  • Staff: 5,408
  • Full time teachers: 2,683
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 451
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 973
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 152
  • Pre-K Teachers: 24
  • High School Teachers: 1,021
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 41,082

Financial Statistics for Sarasota

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $477,100,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $118,277,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $26,811,000
  • Total revenue: $622,188,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $260,007,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $271,531,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $82,188,000
  • Expenditures per student: $8,864,000
  • Total expenditures: $542,221,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $46,570,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $70,969,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $4,491,000

Information on Schools within Sarasota

Elementary Schools within the Sarasota

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alta Vista Elementary School
1050 South Euclid Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-361-6400
  • Total: 690
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 158
  • 1st grade: 135
  • 2nd grade: 163
  • 3rd grade: 170
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 112
14 to 1 51 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ashton Elementary School
5110 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-361-6440
  • Total: 815
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 152
  • 5th grade: 156
15 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bay Haven School Of Basics Plus
2901 West Tamiami Circlecle
Sarasota, FL 34234
941-359-5800
  • Total: 588
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 85
15 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Brentwood Elementary School
2500 Vinson Ave
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-361-6230
  • Total: 705
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 150
  • 1st grade: 144
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 162
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 136
13 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Children First
1723 North Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-953-3877
  • Total: 16
  • Pre-k: 16
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Children's Haven
4405 Desoto Rd
Sarasota, FL 34235
941-355-8808
  • Total: 4
  • Pre-k: 4
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Emma E. Booker Elementary School
2350 Dr Martin Luther King Jr
Sarasota, FL 34234
941-361-6480
  • Total: 526
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 84
11 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Englewood Elementary School
150 North Mccall Rd
Englewood, FL 34223
941-474-3247
  • Total: 405
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 70
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fruitville Elementary School
601 Honore Ave
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-361-6200
  • Total: 693
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 93
12 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Garden Elementary School
700 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34285
941-486-2110
  • Total: 618
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 99
15 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Glenallen Elementary School
7050 Glenallen Blvd
North Port, FL 34287
941-426-9517
  • Total: 771
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 154
13 to 1 59 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gocio Elementary School
3450 Gocio Rd
Sarasota, FL 34235
941-361-6405
  • Total: 734
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 141
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 107
14 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gulf Gate Elementary School
6500 South Lockwood Ridge Roa
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-361-6499
  • Total: 805
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 137
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 121
  • 5th grade: 151
15 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Imagine School At North Port
100 Innovation Ave
North Port, FL 34289
941-426-2050
  • Total: 512
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 71
not available not available Kindergarten 6th Grade
Island Village Montessori School
2001 Pinebrook Rd
Venice, FL 34292
941-484-4999
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 35
not available not available Kindergarten 5th Grade
Island Village North
3975 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-954-4999
  • Total: 22
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 2
not available not available Kindergarten 4th Grade
Lakeview Elementary School
7299 Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
941-361-6571
  • Total: 773
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 139
  • 5th grade: 124
16 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lamarque Elementary School
3415 Lamarque Ave
North Port, FL 34286
941-426-6371
  • Total: 1,059
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 158
  • 1st grade: 162
  • 2nd grade: 191
  • 3rd grade: 191
  • 4th grade: 169
  • 5th grade: 165
15 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Laurel Nokomis School
1900 East Laurel Rd
Nokomis, FL 34275
941-486-2171
  • Total: 1,064
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 125
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 173
  • 8th grade: 152
13 to 1 85 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Oak Park School
7285 Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
941-361-6428
  • Total: 361
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 13
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 59
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 75
6 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Phillippi Shores Elementary School
4747 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-361-6424
  • Total: 662
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 81
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sarasota Suncoast Academy
8084 Hawkins Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
941-924-4242
  • Total: 326
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 42
18 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Southside Elementary School
1901 Webber St
Sarasota, FL 34239
941-361-6420
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 97
15 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Suncoast School For Innovative Studies
1300 South Tuttle Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
941-952-5277
  • Total: 264
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 33
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 23
not available not available Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Tatum Ridge Elementary School
4100 Tatum Rd
Sarasota, FL 34240
941-316-8188
  • Total: 844
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 159
  • 2nd grade: 134
  • 3rd grade: 150
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 153
15 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Taylor Ranch Elementary School
2500 Taylor Ranch Trail
Venice, FL 34293
941-486-2000
  • Total: 837
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 144
  • 3rd grade: 141
  • 4th grade: 153
  • 5th grade: 140
15 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Toledo Blade Elementary School
1201 Geranium Ave
North Port, FL 34288
941-426-6100
  • Total: 1,318
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 206
  • 1st grade: 209
  • 2nd grade: 236
  • 3rd grade: 238
  • 4th grade: 194
  • 5th grade: 215
13 to 1 98 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tuttle Elementary School
2863 8th St
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-361-6433
  • Total: 694
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 112
13 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Venice Elementary School
150 East Miami Ave
Venice, FL 34285
941-486-2111
  • Total: 681
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 107
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wilkinson Elementary School
3400 Wilkinson Rd
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-361-6477
  • Total: 570
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 95
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sarasota

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Booker Middle School
2250 Myrtle St
Sarasota, FL 34234
941-359-5824
  • Total: 884
  • 6th grade: 329
  • 7th grade: 315
  • 8th grade: 240
13 to 1 66 6th Grade 8th Grade
Brookside Middle School
3636 South Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
941-361-6472
  • Total: 1,139
  • 6th grade: 402
  • 7th grade: 361
  • 8th grade: 376
16 to 1 71 6th Grade 8th Grade
Character House
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-365-2525
  • Total: 23
  • Pre-k: 7
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
23 to 1 1 6th Grade 12th Grade
Coastal Behavioral Healthcare Residential Treatmen
1565 State Rd
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-927-8900
  • Total: 22
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 3
not available not available 7th Grade 11th Grade
Heron Creek Middle School
6501 West Price Blvd
North Port, FL 34286
941-480-3371
  • Total: 1,277
  • 6th grade: 379
  • 7th grade: 416
  • 8th grade: 482
15 to 1 85 6th Grade 8th Grade
Island Village Montessori Middle School
2001 Pine Brook Rd
Venice, FL 34292
941-484-4999
  • Total: 72
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 11
not available not available 6th Grade 8th Grade
Laurel Nokomis School
1900 East Laurel Rd
Nokomis, FL 34275
941-486-2171
  • Total: 1,064
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 125
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 173
  • 8th grade: 152
13 to 1 85 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Mcintosh Middle School
701 South Mcintosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-361-6520
  • Total: 981
  • 6th grade: 306
  • 7th grade: 314
  • 8th grade: 361
16 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade
Riverview High School
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-923-1484
  • Total: 2,515
  • Pre-k: 63
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 670
  • 10th grade: 649
  • 11th grade: 587
  • 12th grade: 542
19 to 1 134 8th Grade 12th Grade
Sarasota Middle School
4826 Ashton Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-361-6464
  • Total: 1,147
  • 6th grade: 365
  • 7th grade: 367
  • 8th grade: 415
16 to 1 71 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sarasota School Of Arts/sciences
645 Central Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-330-1855
  • Total: 630
  • 6th grade: 234
  • 7th grade: 214
  • 8th grade: 182
16 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Student Leadership Academy
200 Field Ave East
Venice, FL 34285
941-485-5551
  • Total: 277
  • 6th grade: 99
  • 7th grade: 92
  • 8th grade: 86
not available not available 6th Grade 8th Grade
Suncoast School For Innovative Studies
1300 South Tuttle Ave
Sarasota, FL 34239
941-952-5277
  • Total: 264
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 33
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 23
not available not available Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Venice Middle School
1900 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34292
941-486-2100
  • Total: 793
  • 6th grade: 234
  • 7th grade: 266
  • 8th grade: 293
15 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Woodland Middle School
2700 Panacea Blvd
North Port, FL 34289
941-240-8590
  • Total: 720
  • 6th grade: 241
  • 7th grade: 252
  • 8th grade: 227
14 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sarasota

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Booker High School
3201 North Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34234
941-355-2967
  • Total: 1,254
  • 9th grade: 293
  • 10th grade: 318
  • 11th grade: 326
  • 12th grade: 317
16 to 1 77 9th Grade 12th Grade
Character House
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-365-2525
  • Total: 23
  • Pre-k: 7
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
23 to 1 1 6th Grade 12th Grade
Coastal Behavioral Healthcare Residential Treatmen
1565 State Rd
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-927-8900
  • Total: 22
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 3
not available not available 7th Grade 11th Grade
North Port High School
6400 West Price Blvd
North Port, FL 34286
941-423-8558
  • Total: 2,537
  • Pre-k: 14
  • 9th grade: 650
  • 10th grade: 747
  • 11th grade: 580
  • 12th grade: 546
19 to 1 135 9th Grade 12th Grade
Oak Park School
7285 Proctor Rd
Sarasota, FL 34241
941-361-6428
  • Total: 361
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 13
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 22
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 59
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 75
6 to 1 61 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Riverview High School
1 Ram Way
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-923-1484
  • Total: 2,515
  • Pre-k: 63
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 670
  • 10th grade: 649
  • 11th grade: 587
  • 12th grade: 542
19 to 1 134 8th Grade 12th Grade
Sarasota High School
1000 South School Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-955-0181
  • Total: 2,371
  • 9th grade: 601
  • 10th grade: 642
  • 11th grade: 647
  • 12th grade: 481
18 to 1 133 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sarasota Military Academy
801 North Orange Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-926-1700
  • Total: 614
  • 9th grade: 218
  • 10th grade: 178
  • 11th grade: 126
  • 12th grade: 92
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Suncoast Polytechnical High School
4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-921-3981
  • Total: 150
  • 9th grade: 150
19 to 1 8 9th Grade 9th Grade
Venice Senior High School
1 Indian Ave
Venice, FL 34285
941-488-6726
  • Total: 2,017
  • 9th grade: 568
  • 10th grade: 515
  • 11th grade: 458
  • 12th grade: 476
19 to 1 108 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Sarasota (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cranberry Elementary School
2775 Shalimar Terrace
North Port, FL 34286
941-480-3400
  • Total: 804
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 145
  • 5th grade: 122
15 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ese Special Programs
1960 Landings Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34231
941-927-9000
  • Total: 24
  • Pre-k: 7
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 1
1 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Gulf Coast Marine Institute
220 Bahama St
Venice, FL 34285
941-244-2046
  • Total: 58
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 5
19 to 1 3 6th Grade 12th Grade
Infinity Middle School/sarasota
705 South Mcintosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232
941-342-1844
  • Total: 36
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 11
  • 8th grade: 23
18 to 1 2 4th Grade 8th Grade
Oak Park South
1900 Center Rd
Venice, FL 34292
941-480-3410
  • Total: 48
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 10
  • 6th grade: 11
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 7
5 to 1 10 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Phoenix Academy
1085 South Shade Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-316-8101
  • Total: 190
  • 8th grade: 79
  • 9th grade: 71
  • 10th grade: 40
15 to 1 13 8th Grade 10th Grade
Pine View School
1 Python Path
Osprey, FL 34229
941-486-2001
  • Total: 2,115
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 166
  • 5th grade: 174
  • 6th grade: 286
  • 7th grade: 265
  • 8th grade: 266
  • 9th grade: 182
  • 10th grade: 193
  • 11th grade: 185
  • 12th grade: 175
17 to 1 122 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Pinnacle Academy Inc.
6431 Jackielynn Ct
Sarasota, FL 34241
941-755-1400
  • Total: 19
  • Pre-k: 19
not available not available Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Sarasota County Technical Institute
4748 Beneva Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-924-1365
  • Total: 10
  • Pre-k: 10
not available 76 9th Grade 12th Grade
The Florida Center For Child And Family Developmen
4620 17th St
Sarasota, FL 34235
941-371-8820
  • Total: 24
  • Pre-k: 24
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Triad
4405 Sawyer Rd
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-361-6752
  • Total: 46
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade: 1
8 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $28,326
  • Median family income: $50,111
  • Median male income: $26,400
  • Median female income: $18,731
  • Median income of a renter: $30,705
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,771
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    16,105 18,870 23,065 21,505 15,615