Average Teacher Salary in Clayton County School District

The average teacher salary in Clayton County School District 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

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General Facts

  • Staff: 7,983
  • Full time teachers: 3,723
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 816
  • Instructional Coordinators: 43
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,982
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 278
  • Pre-K Teachers: 52
  • High School Teachers: 1,406
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 49,508

Financial Statistics for Clayton County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $249,432,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $247,869,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $58,860,000
  • Total revenue: $556,161,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $270,605,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $291,408,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $73,507,000
  • Expenditures per student: $544,000
  • Total expenditures: $514,774,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $134,215,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $30,604,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $5,021,000

Information on Schools within Clayton County School District

Elementary Schools within the Clayton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Anderson Elementary School
4199 Old Rock Cut Rd
Conley, GA 30288
404-362-3820
  • Total: 513
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 85
13 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Arnold Elementary School
216 Stockbridge Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2800
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 93
13 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Brown Elementary School
9771 Poston Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
770-473-2785
  • Total: 750
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 141
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 148
13 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Callaway Elementary School
120 Oriole Dr
Jonesboro, GA 30238
678-479-2600
  • Total: 824
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 148
  • 5th grade: 166
13 to 1 64 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Church Street Elementary School
7013 Church St
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-994-4000
  • Total: 844
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 132
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 133
  • 4th grade: 148
  • 5th grade: 130
14 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
East Clayton Elementary School
2750 Forest Pkwy
Ellenwood, GA 30294
404-362-3885
  • Total: 616
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 102
13 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Edmonds Elementary School
4495 Simpson Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3830
  • Total: 559
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 81
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fountain Elementary School
5215 West St
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3875
  • Total: 526
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 71
10 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Harper Elementary School
93 Valley Hill Rd SW
Riverdale, GA 30274
678-479-2654
  • Total: 757
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 57
13 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hawthorne Elementary School
10750 English Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
770-472-7669
  • Total: 941
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 43
14 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Haynie Elementary School
1169 Morrow Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
770-968-2905
  • Total: 749
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 128
13 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hendrix Drive Elementary School
4475 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3835
  • Total: 123
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 52
11 to 1 11 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Huie Elementary School
1260 Rockcut Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3825
  • Total: 640
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 99
13 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
James Jackson Elementary School
7711 Mount Zion Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
678-610-4401
  • Total: 744
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 146
  • 5th grade: 111
14 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kemp Elementary School
10990 Folsom Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
770-473-2870
  • Total: 706
  • 3rd grade: 221
  • 4th grade: 263
  • 5th grade: 222
14 to 1 49 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Kemp Primary
1090 Mcdonough Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
678-610-4300
  • Total: 642
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 175
  • 1st grade: 200
  • 2nd grade: 230
13 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Kilpatrick Elementary School
7534 Tara Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2790
  • Total: 560
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 87
12 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake City Elementary School
5354 Phillips Dr
Lake City, GA 30260
404-362-3855
  • Total: 528
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 99
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Ridge Elementary School
7900 Lake Ridge Circle
Riverdale, GA 30296
770-907-5170
  • Total: 775
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 121
  • 5th grade: 118
13 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lee Street Elementary School
178 Lee St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2815
  • Total: 583
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 81
14 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lewis Academy Of Excellence
8009 Carlton Rd
Riverdale, GA 30296
770-909-6697
  • Total: 485
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 43
26 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
5745 West Lees Mill Rd
College Park, GA 30349
770-991-4651
  • Total: 901
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 58
14 to 1 66 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Morrow Elementary School
6115 Reynolds Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
770-968-2900
  • Total: 499
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 70
12 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mount Zion Elementary School
2984 Mount Zion Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-968-2935
  • Total: 559
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 94
14 to 1 41 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Mount Zion Primary
2920 Mount Zion Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2700
  • Total: 543
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 176
  • 1st grade: 176
  • 2nd grade: 188
14 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Northcutt Elementary School
5451 West Fayetteville Rd
College Park, GA 30349
770-994-4020
  • Total: 652
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 104
15 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oliver Elementary School
1725 Cheryl Leigh Dr
Riverdale, GA 30296
770-994-4010
  • Total: 790
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 138
15 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pointe South Elementary School
631 Flint River Rd
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-473-2900
  • Total: 692
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 116
15 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
River's Edge Elementary School
205 Northbridge Rd
Fayetteville, GA 30215
770-460-2340
  • Total: 1,154
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 167
  • 1st grade: 155
  • 2nd grade: 190
  • 3rd grade: 207
  • 4th grade: 186
  • 5th grade: 199
15 to 1 77 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverdale Elementary School
6630 Camp St
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-994-4015
  • Total: 631
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 96
14 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Roberta T. Smith Elementary School
6340 Hwy 42
Rex, GA 30273
770-960-5750
  • Total: 947
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 150
  • 2nd grade: 165
  • 3rd grade: 153
  • 4th grade: 169
  • 5th grade: 169
14 to 1 69 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Suder Elementary School
1400 Lake Jodeco Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2820
  • Total: 693
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 105
12 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Swint Elementary School
500 Hwy 138 West
Jonesboro, GA 30238
770-473-2780
  • Total: 531
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 101
12 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tara Elementary School
937 Mount Zion Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
770-968-2915
  • Total: 627
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 86
12 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
5885 Maddox Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
404-675-8019
  • Total: 863
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 150
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 135
  • 4th grade: 173
  • 5th grade: 143
14 to 1 64 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Unidos Dual Language Charter School
4475 Hendrix Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-361-3494
  • Total: 314
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 54
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
West Clayton Elementary School
5580 Riverdale Rd
College Park, GA 30349
770-994-4005
  • Total: 531
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 73
15 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
William M. Mcgarrah Elementary School
2201 Lake Harbin Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
770-968-2910
  • Total: 633
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 118
13 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Clayton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adamson Middle School
3187 Rex Rd
Rex, GA 30273
770-968-2925
  • Total: 655
  • 6th grade: 215
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 203
12 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Babb Middle School
5500 Reynolds Rd
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3880
  • Total: 792
  • 6th grade: 288
  • 7th grade: 274
  • 8th grade: 230
13 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade
Forest Park Middle School
930 Finley Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3840
  • Total: 506
  • 6th grade: 183
  • 7th grade: 164
  • 8th grade: 159
11 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Jonesboro Middle School
1308 Arnold St
Jonesboro, GA 30236
678-610-4331
  • Total: 884
  • 6th grade: 306
  • 7th grade: 274
  • 8th grade: 304
13 to 1 67 6th Grade 8th Grade
Kendrick Middle School
7971 Kendrick Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
770-472-8400
  • Total: 770
  • 6th grade: 249
  • 7th grade: 258
  • 8th grade: 263
12 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lovejoy Middle School
1588 Lovejoy Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
770-473-2933
  • Total: 1,176
  • 6th grade: 380
  • 7th grade: 398
  • 8th grade: 398
13 to 1 90 6th Grade 8th Grade
M. D. Roberts Middle School
1905 Walt Stephens Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
678-479-0100
  • Total: 648
  • 6th grade: 200
  • 7th grade: 224
  • 8th grade: 224
11 to 1 58 6th Grade 8th Grade
Morrow Middle School
5968 Maddox Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
404-362-3860
  • Total: 705
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 264
13 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mundy's Mill Middle School
1251 Mundys Mill Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
770-473-2880
  • Total: 891
  • 6th grade: 285
  • 7th grade: 277
  • 8th grade: 329
13 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Clayton Middle School
5517 West Fayetteville Rd
College Park, GA 30349
770-994-4025
  • Total: 955
  • 6th grade: 311
  • 7th grade: 304
  • 8th grade: 340
14 to 1 68 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pointe South Middle School
626 Flint River Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
770-473-2890
  • Total: 816
  • 6th grade: 300
  • 7th grade: 257
  • 8th grade: 259
13 to 1 65 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rex Mill Middle School
6380 Evans Dr
Rex, GA 30273
770-960-6559
  • Total: 984
  • 6th grade: 332
  • 7th grade: 344
  • 8th grade: 308
14 to 1 72 6th Grade 8th Grade
Riverdale Middle School
400 Roberts Dr
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-994-4045
  • Total: 842
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 302
  • 8th grade: 279
14 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sequoyah Middle School
95 Valley Hill Rd SW
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-515-7524
  • Total: 771
  • 6th grade: 249
  • 7th grade: 245
  • 8th grade: 277
12 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Clayton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Forest Park High School
5452 Phillips Dr
Forest Park, GA 30297
404-362-3890
  • Total: 1,554
  • 9th grade: 659
  • 10th grade: 359
  • 11th grade: 304
  • 12th grade: 232
16 to 1 98 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jonesboro High School
7728 Mount Zion Blvd
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2855
  • Total: 1,280
  • 9th grade: 409
  • 10th grade: 302
  • 11th grade: 295
  • 12th grade: 274
14 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lovejoy High School
1587 Mcdonough Rd
Hampton, GA 30228
770-473-2920
  • Total: 1,845
  • 9th grade: 637
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade: 329
15 to 1 122 9th Grade 12th Grade
Morrow High School
2299 Old Rex Morrow Rd
Morrow, GA 30260
404-362-3865
  • Total: 1,753
  • 9th grade: 584
  • 10th grade: 420
  • 11th grade: 411
  • 12th grade: 338
15 to 1 120 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mount Zion High School
2535 Mount Zion Pkwy
Jonesboro, GA 30236
770-473-2940
  • Total: 1,729
  • 9th grade: 680
  • 10th grade: 438
  • 11th grade: 353
  • 12th grade: 258
15 to 1 113 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mundy's Mill High School
9652 Fayetteville Rd
Jonesboro, GA 30238
678-817-3000
  • Total: 1,825
  • 9th grade: 517
  • 10th grade: 518
  • 11th grade: 434
  • 12th grade: 356
17 to 1 108 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Clayton High School
1525 Norman Dr
College Park, GA 30349
770-994-4035
  • Total: 1,542
  • 9th grade: 562
  • 10th grade: 374
  • 11th grade: 377
  • 12th grade: 229
16 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade
Riverdale High School
160 Roberts Dr
Riverdale, GA 30274
770-473-2905
  • Total: 1,690
  • 9th grade: 543
  • 10th grade: 430
  • 11th grade: 418
  • 12th grade: 299
16 to 1 108 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,079
  • Median family income: $46,782
  • Median male income: $27,678
  • Median female income: $21,380
  • Median income of a renter: $32,416
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,575
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    11,970 12,115 15,240 15,175 4,980