Average Teacher Salary in Burke County School District

The average teacher salary in Burke County School District is $46,914.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,380 $14,960 $17,010 $21,640 $43,230 $53,090
Kindergarten $49,820 $31,950 $37,670 $49,750 $63,470 $72,240
Elementary $50,000 $33,210 $40,290 $49,920 $59,820 $69,000
Middle school $55,990 $35,550 $42,780 $52,440 $68,050 $83,640
High school $49,380 $30,910 $37,720 $47,540 $60,370 $73,240

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General Facts

  • Staff: 860
  • Full time teachers: 343
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 171
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 158
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 148
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,728

Financial Statistics for Burke County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $22,820,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $18,352,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,608,000
  • Total revenue: $47,780,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $27,341,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,863,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,466,000
  • Expenditures per student: $50,000
  • Total expenditures: $49,575,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,645,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,742,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $585,000

Information on Schools within Burke County School District

Elementary Schools within the Burke County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Blakeney Elementary
100 Olympic Dr
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-2265
  • Total: 780
  • 3rd grade: 277
  • 4th grade: 277
  • 5th grade: 226
13 to 1 59 3rd Grade 5th Grade
School G A Elementary School
1265 Charles Perry Ave
Sardis, GA 30456
912-569-4322
  • Total: 401
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 57
12 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Waynesboro Primary School
352 Southside Dr
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-5125
  • Total: 1,122
  • Pre-k: 235
  • Kindergarten: 291
  • 1st grade: 286
  • 2nd grade: 310
15 to 1 75 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the Burke County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burke County Middle School
356 Southside Dr
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-3532
  • Total: 1,066
  • 6th grade: 366
  • 7th grade: 336
  • 8th grade: 364
14 to 1 78 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Burke County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burke County High School
1057 Burke Veterans Pkwy
Waynesboro, GA 30830
706-554-6691
  • Total: 1,359
  • 9th grade: 404
  • 10th grade: 350
  • 11th grade: 322
  • 12th grade: 283
15 to 1 88 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,136
  • Median family income: $31,660
  • Median male income: $23,587
  • Median female income: $15,118
  • Median income of a renter: $13,870
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,575
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,295 1,150 1,075 990 300

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