Average Teacher Salary in Muscogee County School District

The average teacher salary in Muscogee County School District is $43,660.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $19,830 $14,290 $15,150 $16,800 $19,260 $33,730
Kindergarten $54,300 $37,980 $45,760 $56,350 $63,690 $69,020
Elementary $49,630 $35,420 $41,270 $49,540 $57,980 $65,530
High school $50,880 $32,220 $39,050 $51,510 $62,090 $71,090

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General Facts

  • Staff: 5,396
  • Full time teachers: 2,363
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 674
  • Instructional Coordinators: 32
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,119
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 141
  • Pre-K Teachers: 55
  • High School Teachers: 1,014
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 32,585

Financial Statistics for Muscogee County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $140,244,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $187,127,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $37,525,000
  • Total revenue: $364,896,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $183,489,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $196,765,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $58,763,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,648,000
  • Total expenditures: $336,308,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $97,238,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $15,805,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $3,760,000

Information on Schools within Muscogee County School District

Elementary Schools within the Muscogee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Allen Elementary School
5201 23rd Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2418
  • Total: 451
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 68
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Benning Hills Elementary School
190 Munson Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8752
  • Total: 223
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 24
15 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Blanchard Elementary School
3512 Weems Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-748-2461
  • Total: 595
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 105
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Brewer Elementary School
2951 Martin Luther King Jr Bl
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2479
  • Total: 507
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 77
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Britt David Elementary Computer Magnet Academy
5801 Armour Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-748-2617
  • Total: 518
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 93
19 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clubview Elementary School
2836 Edgewood Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
706-565-3017
  • Total: 495
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 78
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cusseta Road Elementary School
4150 Cusseta Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8760
  • Total: 419
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 72
13 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Davis Elementary School
1822 Shepherd Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2638
  • Total: 401
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 54
13 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dawson Elementary School
180 Northstar Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-683-8732
  • Total: 312
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 43
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dimon Elementary
480 Dogwood Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-683-8772
  • Total: 497
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 79
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Double Churches Elementary School
1213 Double Churches Rd
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2660
  • Total: 453
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 80
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
1400 1st Ave
Columbus, GA 31901
706-748-2702
  • Total: 549
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 58
14 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eagle Ridge Academy
7601 Schomburg Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-569-3746
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 100
18 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Edgewood Elementary School
3835 Forest Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-3048
  • Total: 339
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 55
14 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Forrest Road Elementary School
6400 Forest Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-3062
  • Total: 369
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 44
16 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fox Elementary School
600 38th St
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2723
  • Total: 395
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 53
12 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gentian Elementary School
4201 Primrose Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3625
  • Total: 469
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 87
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Georgetown Elementary School
954 High Ln
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-2980
  • Total: 457
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 109
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hannan Elementary
1338 Talbotton Rd
Columbus, GA 31901
706-748-2744
  • Total: 420
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 54
14 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Johnson Elementary School
3700 Woodlawn Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2795
  • Total: 371
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 46
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Key Elementary School
2520 Brdmoor Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8797
  • Total: 343
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 53
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lonnie Jackson Academy
4601 Buena Vista Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-3039
  • Total: 473
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 68
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
350 30th Ave
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8815
  • Total: 570
  • Pre-k: 74
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 67
17 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mathews Elementary School
7533 Lynch Rd
Midland, GA 31820
706-569-3656
  • Total: 481
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 87
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Midland Academy
7373 Psalmond Rd
Midland, GA 31820
706-569-3664
  • Total: 532
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 75
17 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Muscogee Elementary School
3900 Baker Placeaza Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8822
  • Total: 202
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 35
11 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Columbus Elementary
2006 Old Guard Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-748-3183
  • Total: 641
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 104
17 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Reese Road Elementary School
3100 Reese Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3684
  • Total: 488
  • Pre-k: 65
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 73
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rigdon Road Elementary School
1320 Rigdon Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
706-565-2989
  • Total: 437
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 75
17 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
River Road Elementary School
516 Heath Dr
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-3072
  • Total: 417
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 68
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Columbus Elementary School
1964 Torch Hill Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8833
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 51
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
St. Marys Video And Communication Technology
4408 Saint Marys Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-683-8841
  • Total: 464
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 62
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Waddell Elementary School
6101 Miller Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3722
  • Total: 523
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 96
16 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wesley Heights Elementary School
1801 Amber Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3733
  • Total: 418
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 63
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wynnton Elementary School
2303 Wynnton Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-3147
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Muscogee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arnold Middle School
2011 51st St
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2436
  • Total: 795
  • 6th grade: 263
  • 7th grade: 251
  • 8th grade: 281
15 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Baker Middle School
1215 Benning Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8721
  • Total: 306
  • 6th grade: 103
  • 7th grade: 108
  • 8th grade: 95
11 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Blackmon Road Middle School
7251 Blackmon Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-565-2998
  • Total: 811
  • 6th grade: 271
  • 7th grade: 263
  • 8th grade: 277
15 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Double Churches Middle School
7611 Whitesville Rd
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2678
  • Total: 537
  • 6th grade: 180
  • 7th grade: 173
  • 8th grade: 184
12 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Columbus Magnet Academy
6100 Georgetown Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-3026
  • Total: 671
  • 6th grade: 194
  • 7th grade: 231
  • 8th grade: 246
14 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Eddy Middle School
2100 South Lumpkin Rd
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8782
  • Total: 402
  • 6th grade: 116
  • 7th grade: 131
  • 8th grade: 155
10 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Fort Middle School
2900 Woodruff Farm Rd
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3740
  • Total: 508
  • 6th grade: 175
  • 7th grade: 172
  • 8th grade: 161
13 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Marshall Middle School
1830 Shepherd Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2900
  • Total: 292
  • 6th grade: 101
  • 7th grade: 112
  • 8th grade: 79
10 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Midland Middle School
6990 Warm Springs Rd
Midland, GA 31820
706-569-3673
  • Total: 824
  • 6th grade: 299
  • 7th grade: 260
  • 8th grade: 265
15 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Richards Middle School
2892 Edgewood Rd
Columbus, GA 31906
706-569-3697
  • Total: 792
  • 6th grade: 816
  • 7th grade: 777
  • 8th grade: 832
14 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rothschild Middle School
1136 Hunt Ave
Columbus, GA 31907
706-569-3709
  • Total: 567
  • 6th grade: 206
  • 7th grade: 171
  • 8th grade: 190
13 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Veterans Memorial Middle School
2008 Old Guard Rd
Columbus, GA 31909
706-748-3203
  • Total: 680
  • 6th grade: 216
  • 7th grade: 245
  • 8th grade: 219
15 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Muscogee County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carver High School
3100 8th St
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2499
  • Total: 1,115
  • 9th grade: 374
  • 10th grade: 297
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 217
13 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
Columbus High School
1700 Cherokee Ave
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2534
  • Total: 1,283
  • 9th grade: 347
  • 10th grade: 353
  • 11th grade: 309
  • 12th grade: 274
16 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Early College Academy Of Columbus
6015 Georgetown Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-2965
  • Total: 177
  • 9th grade: 53
  • 10th grade: 54
  • 11th grade: 70
15 to 1 12 9th Grade 11th Grade
Hardaway High School
2901 College Dr
Columbus, GA 31906
706-748-2766
  • Total: 1,543
  • 9th grade: 433
  • 10th grade: 388
  • 11th grade: 366
  • 12th grade: 356
17 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jordan Vocational High School
3200 Howard Ave
Columbus, GA 31904
706-748-2819
  • Total: 929
  • 9th grade: 356
  • 10th grade: 219
  • 11th grade: 185
  • 12th grade: 169
13 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade
Kendrick High School
6015 Georgetown Dr
Columbus, GA 31907
706-565-2960
  • Total: 1,116
  • 9th grade: 397
  • 10th grade: 298
  • 11th grade: 243
  • 12th grade: 178
14 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northside High School
2002 American Way
Columbus, GA 31909
706-748-2920
  • Total: 1,274
  • 9th grade: 664
  • 10th grade: 493
  • 11th grade: 435
  • 12th grade: 363
16 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Shaw High School
7579 Raider Way
Columbus, GA 31909
706-569-3638
  • Total: 1,285
  • 9th grade: 399
  • 10th grade: 368
  • 11th grade: 275
  • 12th grade: 243
16 to 1 82 9th Grade 12th Grade
Spencer High School
4340 Victory Dr
Columbus, GA 31903
706-683-8701
  • Total: 929
  • 9th grade: 285
  • 10th grade: 255
  • 11th grade: 221
  • 12th grade: 168
13 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,809
  • Median family income: $41,883
  • Median male income: $25,746
  • Median female income: $17,071
  • Median income of a renter: $23,800
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,107
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    12,485 9,130 9,905 9,685 4,790