Average Teacher Salary in Forsyth County School District

The average teacher salary in Forsyth County School District is $45,574.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,846 $14,852 $16,435 $19,976 $26,849 $34,224
Kindergarten $44,222 $19,139 $32,092 $46,283 $56,353 $65,679
Elementary $53,307 $37,420 $43,825 $52,704 $62,811 $71,775
Middle school $52,539 $36,779 $43,044 $51,456 $62,084 $71,912
High school $54,959 $37,951 $45,140 $55,056 $64,494 $74,319

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,140
  • Full time teachers: 2,215
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 359
  • Instructional Coordinators: 24
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,173
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 152
  • Pre-K Teachers: 27
  • High School Teachers: 864
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 32,374

Financial Statistics for Forsyth County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $182,784,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $129,489,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,176,000
  • Total revenue: $321,449,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $162,907,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $151,013,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $50,144,000
  • Expenditures per student: $388,000
  • Total expenditures: $361,034,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $74,980,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $20,115,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,175,000

Information on Schools within Forsyth County School District

Elementary Schools within the Forsyth County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Big Creek Elementary School
1994 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-887-4584
  • Total: 974
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 166
  • 2nd grade: 156
  • 3rd grade: 173
  • 4th grade: 151
  • 5th grade: 159
15 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chattahoochee Elementary School
2800 Holtzclaw Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-2240
  • Total: 914
  • Kindergarten: 177
  • 1st grade: 207
  • 2nd grade: 204
  • 3rd grade: 187
  • 4th grade: 183
  • 5th grade: 203
14 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chestatee Elementary
6945 Keith Bridge Rd
Gainesville, GA 30506
770-887-2341
  • Total: 1,039
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 165
  • 1st grade: 183
  • 2nd grade: 165
  • 3rd grade: 161
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 171
14 to 1 75 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Coal Mountain Elementary School
3455 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
770-887-7705
  • Total: 881
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 151
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 140
  • 3rd grade: 132
  • 4th grade: 143
  • 5th grade: 155
13 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cumming Elementary School
540 Dahlonega St
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-7749
  • Total: 1,405
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 283
  • 1st grade: 262
  • 2nd grade: 233
  • 3rd grade: 225
  • 4th grade: 192
  • 5th grade: 185
14 to 1 103 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Daves Creek Elementary School
3740 Melody Mizer Ln
Cumming, GA 30041
770-888-1222
  • Total: 1,143
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 200
  • 1st grade: 186
  • 2nd grade: 185
  • 3rd grade: 199
  • 4th grade: 185
  • 5th grade: 147
15 to 1 77 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Johns Creek Elementary
6205 Old Atlanta Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-965-5041
  • Total: 1,061
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 167
  • 1st grade: 160
  • 2nd grade: 200
  • 3rd grade: 160
  • 4th grade: 165
  • 5th grade: 194
15 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mashburn Elementary School
3777 Samplacees Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
770-889-1630
  • Total: 703
  • Pre-k: 6
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 133
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 112
14 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Matt Elementary School
7455 Wallace Tatum Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
678-455-4500
  • Total: 1,048
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 176
  • 1st grade: 163
  • 2nd grade: 173
  • 3rd grade: 177
  • 4th grade: 177
  • 5th grade: 165
15 to 1 71 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Midway Elementary School
4805 Atlanta Hwy
Alpharetta, GA 30004
770-475-6670
  • Total: 647
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 50
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sawnee Elementary School
1616 Canton Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-6161
  • Total: 1,466
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 264
  • 1st grade: 247
  • 2nd grade: 237
  • 3rd grade: 256
  • 4th grade: 239
  • 5th grade: 201
14 to 1 103 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Settles Bridge Elementary School
600 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
770-887-1883
  • Total: 1,085
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 169
  • 1st grade: 169
  • 2nd grade: 208
  • 3rd grade: 180
  • 4th grade: 199
  • 5th grade: 146
16 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sharon Elementary School
3595 Old Atlanta Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
770-888-7511
  • Total: 1,112
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 149
  • 1st grade: 168
  • 2nd grade: 197
  • 3rd grade: 172
  • 4th grade: 191
  • 5th grade: 206
15 to 1 73 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Shiloh Point Elementary
8145 Majors Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
678-341-6481
  • Total: 1,395
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 258
  • 1st grade: 235
  • 2nd grade: 257
  • 3rd grade: 198
  • 4th grade: 220
  • 5th grade: 198
15 to 1 94 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Silver City Elementary School
6200 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30028
678-965-5020
  • Total: 908
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 164
  • 2nd grade: 160
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 164
  • 5th grade: 140
14 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Vickery Creek Elementary School
6280 Post Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
770-346-0040
  • Total: 1,316
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 207
  • 1st grade: 243
  • 2nd grade: 233
  • 3rd grade: 199
  • 4th grade: 212
  • 5th grade: 207
17 to 1 80 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Forsyth County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Liberty Middle School
7465 Wallace Tatum Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
770-781-4889
  • Total: 780
  • 6th grade: 276
  • 7th grade: 253
  • 8th grade: 251
14 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Little Mill Middle School
6800 Little Mill Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
678-965-5000
  • Total: 736
  • 6th grade: 264
  • 7th grade: 247
  • 8th grade: 225
14 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Forsyth Middle School
3645 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
770-889-0743
  • Total: 807
  • 6th grade: 297
  • 7th grade: 233
  • 8th grade: 277
15 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Otwell Middle School
605 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-5248
  • Total: 936
  • 6th grade: 313
  • 7th grade: 309
  • 8th grade: 314
14 to 1 67 6th Grade 8th Grade
Piney Grove Middle School
8135 Majors Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
678-965-5010
  • Total: 877
  • 6th grade: 335
  • 7th grade: 296
  • 8th grade: 246
14 to 1 64 6th Grade 8th Grade
Riverwatch Middle School
610 James Burgess Rd
Suwanee, GA 30024
678-455-7311
  • Total: 1,095
  • 6th grade: 409
  • 7th grade: 352
  • 8th grade: 334
15 to 1 73 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Forsyth Middle School
2865 Old Atlanta Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
770-888-3170
  • Total: 953
  • 6th grade: 338
  • 7th grade: 319
  • 8th grade: 296
15 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Vickery Creek Middle School
6240 Post Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
770-667-2580
  • Total: 1,083
  • 6th grade: 396
  • 7th grade: 350
  • 8th grade: 337
15 to 1 71 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Forsyth County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Forsyth Central High School
520 Tribble Gap Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
770-887-8151
  • Total: 1,522
  • 9th grade: 396
  • 10th grade: 368
  • 11th grade: 384
  • 12th grade: 374
13 to 1 119 9th Grade 12th Grade
Forsyth County Academy
7785 Majors Rd
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-3141
  • Total: 74
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade: 30
15 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Forsyth High School
3635 Coal Mountain Dr
Cumming, GA 30028
770-781-6637
  • Total: 2,026
  • 9th grade: 558
  • 10th grade: 570
  • 11th grade: 496
  • 12th grade: 402
15 to 1 139 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Forsyth High School
585 Peachtree Pkwy
Cumming, GA 30041
770-781-2264
  • Total: 2,669
  • 9th grade: 787
  • 10th grade: 704
  • 11th grade: 628
  • 12th grade: 550
17 to 1 162 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Forsyth High School
4155 Drew Rd
Cumming, GA 30040
770-888-3470
  • Total: 1,719
  • 9th grade: 534
  • 10th grade: 487
  • 11th grade: 417
  • 12th grade: 281
16 to 1 108 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $29,114
  • Median family income: $74,003
  • Median male income: $42,167
  • Median female income: $24,353
  • Median income of a renter: $35,188
  • Median income of a home owner: $72,613
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,725 2,970 4,915 9,130 8,645