Average Teacher Salary in Jackson County

The average teacher salary in Jackson County is $42,326.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $20,501 $14,256 $15,055 $16,435 $24,437 $33,141
Kindergarten $47,684 $33,302 $40,389 $47,847 $57,219 $64,995
Elementary $49,887 $33,887 $40,204 $49,635 $60,432 $70,628
Middle school $45,399 $21,537 $36,340 $45,460 $57,145 $66,360
High school $48,159 $24,470 $37,760 $48,680 $59,215 $69,520

How to Become a Teacher in Jackson County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,173
  • Full time teachers: 549
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 181
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 279
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 37
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 223
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,172

Financial Statistics for Jackson County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $42,770,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $30,497,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,074,000
  • Total revenue: $78,341,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $39,783,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,985,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,423,000
  • Expenditures per student: $422,000
  • Total expenditures: $113,683,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,840,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,444,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,087,000

Information on Schools within Jackson County

Elementary Schools within the Jackson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benton Elementary School
5488 Hwy 441
Nicholson, GA 30565
706-757-2211
  • Total: 350
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 61
12 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
East Jackson Elementary School
1531 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA 30529
706-336-7900
  • Total: 473
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 73
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gum Springs Elementary School
600 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
706-654-5580
  • Total: 734
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Maysville Elementary School
9270 Hwy 82 Spur
Maysville, GA 30558
706-652-2241
  • Total: 431
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 55
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Jackson Elementary School
1880 Old Gainesville Hwy
Talmo, GA 30575
706-693-2246
  • Total: 395
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 60
13 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Jackson Elementary School
8144 Jefferson Rd
Athens, GA 30607
706-543-8798
  • Total: 494
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 83
12 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Jackson Intermediate School
391 East Jefferson St
Hoschton, GA 30548
706-654-2044
  • Total: 338
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 127
14 to 1 24 3rd Grade 5th Grade
West Jackson Primary
4825 Hwy 53
Braselton, GA 30517
706-654-2243
  • Total: 397
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 106
12 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the Jackson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Jackson Middle School
1880 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA 30529
706-335-2083
  • Total: 403
  • 6th grade: 151
  • 7th grade: 123
  • 8th grade: 129
12 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Kings Bridge Middle School
1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
Athens, GA 30607
706-208-3552
  • Total: 383
  • 6th grade: 127
  • 7th grade: 114
  • 8th grade: 142
11 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Jackson Middle School
400 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
706-654-2775
  • Total: 774
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 262
  • 8th grade: 251
13 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jackson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Jackson Comprehensive High School
1435 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA 30529
706-336-8900
  • Total: 976
  • 9th grade: 333
  • 10th grade: 262
  • 11th grade: 221
  • 12th grade: 160
14 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jackson County High School
1668 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA 30549
706-367-5003
  • Total: 946
  • 9th grade: 286
  • 10th grade: 275
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 158
13 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Jackson County (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Regional Evening Alternative School
441 Gordon St
Jefferson, GA 30549
706-367-2341
  • Total: 78
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 32
14 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,498
  • Median family income: $46,941
  • Median male income: $29,481
  • Median female income: $16,751
  • Median income of a renter: $26,135
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,802
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,090 1,710 2,210 2,295 765