Average Teacher Salary in Cherokee County

The average teacher salary in Cherokee County is $45,558.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,950 $14,800 $16,410 $20,030 $27,100 $34,470
Kindergarten $43,990 $18,680 $31,840 $46,080 $56,030 $65,500
Elementary $53,450 $37,700 $43,930 $52,780 $62,900 $71,940
Middle school $52,520 $36,760 $43,030 $51,380 $62,050 $71,980
High school $54,880 $37,930 $45,120 $54,980 $64,380 $74,180

How to Become a Teacher in Cherokee County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,902
  • Full time teachers: 2,604
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 424
  • Instructional Coordinators: 47
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,380
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 186
  • Pre-K Teachers: 41
  • High School Teachers: 998
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 37,275

Financial Statistics for Cherokee County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $187,767,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $157,055,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,918,000
  • Total revenue: $359,740,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $217,064,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $204,169,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $65,084,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,718,000
  • Total expenditures: $394,902,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $96,461,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $30,401,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,832,000

Information on Schools within Cherokee County

Elementary Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arnold Mill Elementary School
710 Arnold Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
770-592-3510
  • Total: 1,151
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 192
  • 1st grade: 170
  • 2nd grade: 144
  • 3rd grade: 172
  • 4th grade: 170
  • 5th grade: 153
  • 6th grade: 134
15 to 1 75 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Avery Elementary School
6391 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
770-479-6200
  • Total: 1,153
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 182
  • 1st grade: 192
  • 2nd grade: 194
  • 3rd grade: 211
  • 4th grade: 178
  • 5th grade: 164
16 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ball Ground Elementary School
480 Old Canton Rd
Ball Ground, GA 30107
770-735-3366
  • Total: 437
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 62
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bascomb Elementary School
1335 Wyngate Pkwy
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-592-1091
  • Total: 1,274
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 212
  • 1st grade: 241
  • 2nd grade: 231
  • 3rd grade: 274
  • 4th grade: 298
16 to 1 82 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Boston Elementary School
105 Othello Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-924-6260
  • Total: 873
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 173
  • 1st grade: 172
  • 2nd grade: 175
  • 3rd grade: 159
  • 4th grade: 161
13 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Canton Elementary
712 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
770-720-6100
  • Total: 842
  • Pre-k: 83
  • Kindergarten: 147
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 85
13 to 1 64 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Carmel Elementary School
2275 Bascomb Carmel Rd
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-926-1237
  • Total: 1,564
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 208
  • 1st grade: 215
  • 2nd grade: 237
  • 3rd grade: 234
  • 4th grade: 211
  • 5th grade: 224
  • 6th grade: 221
16 to 1 98 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Chapman Intermediate School
6500 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-926-6424
  • Total: 1,158
  • 5th grade: 572
  • 6th grade: 586
15 to 1 75 5th Grade 6th Grade
Clayton Elementary School
221 Upper Burris Rd
Canton, GA 30114
770-479-2550
  • Total: 420
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 61
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Free Home Elementary School
12525 Cumming Hwy
Canton, GA 30115
770-887-5738
  • Total: 277
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 43
13 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hickory Flat Elementary School
2755 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
770-345-6841
  • Total: 1,042
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 106
15 to 1 69 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Holly Springs Elementary School
1965 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
770-345-5035
  • Total: 1,138
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 178
  • 1st grade: 185
  • 2nd grade: 165
  • 3rd grade: 161
  • 4th grade: 148
  • 5th grade: 168
  • 6th grade: 120
15 to 1 77 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
J. Knox Elementary
221 West Main St
Canton, GA 30114
770-345-4307
  • Total: 810
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 136
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 96
  • 6th grade: 115
15 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Johnston Elementary School
2031 East Cherokee Dr
Woodstock, GA 30188
770-928-2910
  • Total: 1,000
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 148
  • 1st grade: 148
  • 2nd grade: 139
  • 3rd grade: 155
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 123
  • 6th grade: 140
15 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Liberty Elementary School
10500 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
770-345-6411
  • Total: 1,332
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 122
16 to 1 85 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Little River Elementary
3170 Trickum Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
770-926-7566
  • Total: 969
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 157
  • 1st grade: 150
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 138
  • 5th grade: 136
  • 6th grade: 96
16 to 1 63 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Macedonia Elementary School
10370 East Cherokee Dr
Canton, GA 30115
770-479-3429
  • Total: 844
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 147
  • 2nd grade: 157
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 142
16 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mountain Road Elementary School
615 Mountain Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
770-664-9708
  • Total: 541
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 63
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Oak Grove Elementary School
6118 Woodstock Rd
Acworth, GA 30102
770-974-6682
  • Total: 775
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 147
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 163
  • 3rd grade: 151
  • 4th grade: 158
13 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
R. M. Moore Elementary School
1375 Puckett Rd
Waleska, GA 30183
770-479-3978
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 74
  • 6th grade: 73
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sixes Elementary School
20 Ridge Rd
Canton, GA 30114
770-345-3070
  • Total: 1,047
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 153
  • 1st grade: 168
  • 2nd grade: 161
  • 3rd grade: 187
  • 4th grade: 175
  • 5th grade: 185
15 to 1 71 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
William G. Hasty Sr. Elementary School
205 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Canton, GA 30114
770-479-1600
  • Total: 643
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 74
  • 6th grade: 65
12 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Woodstock Elementary School
230 Rope Mill Rd
Woodstock, GA 30188
770-926-6969
  • Total: 1,102
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 179
  • 1st grade: 167
  • 2nd grade: 178
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 149
  • 5th grade: 142
  • 6th grade: 118
14 to 1 79 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Booth Middle School
6550 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-926-5707
  • Total: 1,160
  • 7th grade: 583
  • 8th grade: 577
14 to 1 83 7th Grade 8th Grade
Creekland Middle School
1555 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
770-479-3200
  • Total: 1,344
  • 6th grade: 425
  • 7th grade: 461
  • 8th grade: 458
15 to 1 93 6th Grade 8th Grade
Freedom Middle School
10550 Bells Ferry Rd
Canton, GA 30114
770-345-4100
  • Total: 1,015
  • 6th grade: 317
  • 7th grade: 355
  • 8th grade: 333
14 to 1 74 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rusk Middle School
4695 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
770-345-2832
  • Total: 727
  • 7th grade: 285
  • 8th grade: 442
12 to 1 60 7th Grade 8th Grade
Teasley Middle School
8871 Knox Bridge Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
770-479-7077
  • Total: 917
  • 7th grade: 448
  • 8th grade: 469
12 to 1 76 7th Grade 8th Grade
Woodstock Middle School
2000 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-592-3516
  • Total: 1,121
  • 7th grade: 669
  • 8th grade: 452
12 to 1 92 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cherokee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee High School
930 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
770-479-4112
  • Total: 2,102
  • 9th grade: 782
  • 10th grade: 576
  • 11th grade: 433
  • 12th grade: 311
15 to 1 144 9th Grade 12th Grade
Creekview High School
1550 Owens Store Rd
Canton, GA 30115
770-720-7600
  • Total: 1,560
  • 9th grade: 452
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade: 291
16 to 1 97 9th Grade 12th Grade
Etowah High School
6565 Putnam Ford Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-926-4411
  • Total: 2,092
  • 9th grade: 718
  • 10th grade: 489
  • 11th grade: 482
  • 12th grade: 403
16 to 1 133 9th Grade 12th Grade
Polaris Evening School
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-926-1662
  • Total: 323
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 72
  • 12th grade: 114
28 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sequoyah High School
4485 Hickory Rd
Canton, GA 30115
770-345-1474
  • Total: 1,624
  • 9th grade: 555
  • 10th grade: 425
  • 11th grade: 346
  • 12th grade: 298
15 to 1 110 9th Grade 12th Grade
Woodstock High School
2010 Towne Lake Hills South Dr
Woodstock, GA 30189
770-592-3500
  • Total: 2,311
  • 9th grade: 815
  • 10th grade: 569
  • 11th grade: 508
  • 12th grade: 419
16 to 1 144 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $24,871
  • Median family income: $66,419
  • Median male income: $38,928
  • Median female income: $22,189
  • Median income of a renter: $37,173
  • Median income of a home owner: $65,764
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,035 4,900 7,925 13,555 9,000