Average Teacher Salary in Dougherty County School District

The average teacher salary in Dougherty County School District is $46,250.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,632 $14,501 $15,669 $18,828 $26,830 $48,191
Kindergarten $47,865 $29,978 $38,138 $48,599 $57,770 $66,769
Elementary $51,353 $34,709 $41,372 $51,953 $61,438 $68,218
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: 2,509
  • Full time teachers: 1,115
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 351
  • Instructional Coordinators: 11
  • Elementary Teachers: 562
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 74
  • Pre-K Teachers: 18
  • High School Teachers: 461
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 16,730

Financial Statistics for Dougherty County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $60,058,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $94,902,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $24,424,000
  • Total revenue: $179,384,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $95,097,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $99,179,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $33,234,000
  • Expenditures per student: $549,000
  • Total expenditures: $180,642,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $45,722,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,462,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,842,000

Information on Schools within Dougherty County School District

Elementary Schools within the Dougherty County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alice Coachman Elementary School
1425 West Oakridge Dr
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3488
  • Total: 453
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 66
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
International Studies Elementary Charter School
2237 Cutts Dr
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3384
  • Total: 475
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 57
16 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jackson Heights Elementary School
1305 East 2nd Ave
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3367
  • Total: 489
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 69
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Park Elementary School
605 Meadowlark Dr
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3370
  • Total: 438
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 79
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lamar Reese School Of The Arts
1215 Lily Pond Rd
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3495
  • Total: 615
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 102
16 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary Magnet School
518 West Society Ave
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3373
  • Total: 747
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 120
19 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Live Oak Elementary School
4529 Gillionville Rd
Albany, GA 31721
229-431-1209
  • Total: 564
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 90
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Magnolia Elementary School
1700 Samford Ave
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3376
  • Total: 499
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 83
15 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
3125 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Albany, GA 31701
229-438-3502
  • Total: 354
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 144
  • 1st grade: 156
  • 2nd grade: 160
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 144
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Morningside Elementary School
1053 East Rock Springs Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
404-802-8950
  • Total: 972
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 173
  • 1st grade: 184
  • 2nd grade: 181
  • 3rd grade: 161
  • 4th grade: 143
  • 5th grade: 126
12 to 1 79 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Northside Elementary School
901 14th Ave
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3390
  • Total: 468
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 86
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Radium Springs Elementary School
2400 Roxanna Rd
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3395
  • Total: 583
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 100
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sherwood Acres Elementary School
2201 Doncaster Dr
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3397
  • Total: 688
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 115
16 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sylvester Road Elementary School
2600 Trenton Ln
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3403
  • Total: 492
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 82
15 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Turner Elementary School
2001 Leonard Ave
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3406
  • Total: 482
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 76
17 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Town Elementary School
1113 University St
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3409
  • Total: 515
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 79
18 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dougherty County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Albany Middle School
1700 Cordell Ave
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3325
  • Total: 569
  • 6th grade: 188
  • 7th grade: 181
  • 8th grade: 200
15 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Dougherty Middle School
1800 Massey Dr
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3328
  • Total: 628
  • 6th grade: 187
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 211
14 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Merry Acres Middle School
1601 Florence Dr
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3338
  • Total: 753
  • 6th grade: 242
  • 7th grade: 274
  • 8th grade: 237
14 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Radium Springs Middle School
2600 Radium Springs Rd
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3346
  • Total: 647
  • 6th grade: 228
  • 7th grade: 228
  • 8th grade: 191
15 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet
324 Lockett Station Rd
Albany, GA 31721
229-431-3362
  • Total: 578
  • 6th grade: 224
  • 7th grade: 185
  • 8th grade: 169
17 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Southside Middle School
1615 Newton Rd
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3351
  • Total: 562
  • 6th grade: 172
  • 7th grade: 208
  • 8th grade: 182
15 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dougherty County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Albany High School
801 West Residence Ave
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3300
  • Total: 767
  • 9th grade: 269
  • 10th grade: 190
  • 11th grade: 159
  • 12th grade: 149
15 to 1 53 9th Grade 12th Grade
Dougherty Comprehensive High School
1800 Pearce Ave
Albany, GA 31705
229-431-3310
  • Total: 908
  • 9th grade: 319
  • 10th grade: 228
  • 11th grade: 198
  • 12th grade: 163
16 to 1 58 9th Grade 12th Grade
Monroe High School
900 Lippitt Dr
Albany, GA 31701
229-431-3316
  • Total: 1,120
  • 9th grade: 397
  • 10th grade: 249
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade: 218
15 to 1 76 9th Grade 12th Grade
Westover High School
2600 Partridge Dr
Albany, GA 31707
229-431-3320
  • Total: 1,364
  • 9th grade: 446
  • 10th grade: 309
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade: 315
19 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,645
  • Median family income: $36,655
  • Median male income: $23,895
  • Median female income: $15,639
  • Median income of a renter: $19,535
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,986
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,640 4,560 4,605 4,305 2,315