Average Teacher Salary in Clarke County

The average teacher salary in Clarke County is $46,102.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $19,560 $14,570 $15,840 $17,860 $20,070 $28,580
Kindergarten $47,300 $35,290 $39,490 $46,740 $54,840 $62,410
Elementary $54,580 $34,880 $43,590 $54,090 $64,770 $77,280
Middle school $52,560 $35,090 $41,690 $51,250 $63,580 $72,520
High school $56,510 $38,420 $45,190 $54,880 $67,550 $78,910

How to Become a Teacher in Clarke County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,244
  • Full time teachers: 1,025
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 311
  • Instructional Coordinators: 30
  • Elementary Teachers: 570
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 75
  • Pre-K Teachers: 49
  • High School Teachers: 331
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 12,262

Financial Statistics for Clarke County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $91,140,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $57,917,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $15,672,000
  • Total revenue: $164,729,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $79,399,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $79,556,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $31,477,000
  • Expenditures per student: $737,000
  • Total expenditures: $147,471,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $29,249,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,686,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,037,000

Information on Schools within Clarke County

Elementary Schools within the Clarke County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alps Road Elementary School
200 Alps Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-548-2261
  • Total: 557
  • Pre-k: 114
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 53
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Barnett Shoals Elementary School
3220 Barnett Shoals Rd
Athens, GA 30605
706-357-5334
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 77
11 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Barrow Elementary School
100 Pinecrest Dr
Athens, GA 30605
706-543-2676
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 69
12 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chase Street Elementary School
757 North Chase St
Athens, GA 30601
706-543-1081
  • Total: 367
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 26
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cleveland Road Elementary School
1700 Cleveland Rd
Bogart, GA 30622
770-725-1664
  • Total: 389
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 43
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fowler Drive Elementary School
400 Fowler Dr
Athens, GA 30601
706-357-5330
  • Total: 507
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 52
10 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gaines Elementary School
280 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
706-257-5338
  • Total: 673
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 98
13 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Howard B. Stroud Elementary School
715 Fourth St
Athens, GA 30601
706-369-1893
  • Total: 379
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 41
10 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School
1150 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens, GA 30606
706-549-0762
  • Total: 580
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 53
10 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Timothy Elementary School
1900 Timothy Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-549-0107
  • Total: 523
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 80
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Whit Davis Road Elementary School
1450 Whit Davis Rd
Athens, GA 30605
706-369-1036
  • Total: 684
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 93
12 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Whitehead Road Elementary School
500 Whitehead Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-548-7296
  • Total: 538
  • Pre-k: 47
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 69
14 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Winterville Elementary School
305 Cherokee Rd
Winterville, GA 30683
706-742-8278
  • Total: 482
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 55
12 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Clarke County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burney-harris-lyons Middle School
1600 Tallassee Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-548-7208
  • Total: 618
  • 6th grade: 213
  • 7th grade: 214
  • 8th grade: 191
13 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Clarke Middle School
1235 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
706-543-6547
  • Total: 603
  • 6th grade: 212
  • 7th grade: 202
  • 8th grade: 189
12 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Coile Middle School
110 Old Elberton Rd
Athens, GA 30601
706-357-5318
  • Total: 575
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 177
  • 8th grade: 205
12 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hilsman Middle School
870 Gaines School Rd
Athens, GA 30605
706-548-7281
  • Total: 677
  • 6th grade: 234
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 221
10 to 1 65 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Clarke County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedar Shoals High School
1300 Cedar Shoals Dr
Athens, GA 30605
706-546-5375
  • Total: 1,567
  • 9th grade: 538
  • 10th grade: 453
  • 11th grade: 331
  • 12th grade: 245
14 to 1 110 9th Grade 12th Grade
Clarke Central High School
350 South Milledge Ave
Athens, GA 30605
706-357-5200
  • Total: 1,495
  • 9th grade: 521
  • 10th grade: 380
  • 11th grade: 313
  • 12th grade: 281
15 to 1 99 9th Grade 12th Grade
Classic City Performance Learning Center
280 Mitchell Bridge Rd
Athens, GA 30606
706-353-2323
  • Total: 92
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 22
  • 12th grade: 47
12 to 1 8 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,123
  • Median family income: $41,607
  • Median male income: $15,820
  • Median female income: $10,781
  • Median income of a renter: $18,244
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,078
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,785 3,765 3,975 3,680 2,660