Average Teacher Salary in Newton County School District

The average teacher salary in Newton 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: 2,738
  • Full time teachers: 1,330
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 413
  • Instructional Coordinators: 9
  • Elementary Teachers: 704
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 94
  • Pre-K Teachers: 40
  • High School Teachers: 492
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 19,315

Financial Statistics for Newton County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $69,948,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $91,264,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $13,135,000
  • Total revenue: $174,347,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $101,912,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $92,751,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $35,301,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $170,797,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $44,582,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,385,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,908,000

Information on Schools within Newton County School District

Elementary Schools within the Newton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Newton Elementary School
2286 Dixie Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-2973
  • Total: 658
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 111
15 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fairview Theme School
3325 Fairview Rd
Covington, GA 30016
770-784-2959
  • Total: 937
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 145
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 150
  • 3rd grade: 163
  • 4th grade: 128
  • 5th grade: 165
16 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ficquett Elementary School
2207 Williams St NE
Covington, GA 30014
770-786-2636
  • Total: 921
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 147
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 142
  • 4th grade: 166
  • 5th grade: 122
15 to 1 63 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Heard-mixon Elementary School
14110 Hwy 36
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-2980
  • Total: 506
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 70
14 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Livingston Elementary School
3657 Hwy 81 South
Covington, GA 30016
770-784-2930
  • Total: 669
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 122
15 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mansfield Elementary School
45 East Third Ave
Mansfield, GA 30055
770-784-2948
  • Total: 522
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 82
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Middle Ridge Elementary School
11649 By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-385-6463
  • Total: 624
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 108
11 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oak Hill Elementary School
6243 Hwy 212
Covington, GA 30016
770-385-6906
  • Total: 772
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 143
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 132
13 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Palmer Stone Elementary School
1110 Emory St
Oxford, GA 30054
770-784-2969
  • Total: 745
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 135
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 117
15 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Porterdale Elementary School
45 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-2928
  • Total: 606
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 90
12 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rocky Plains Elementary School
5300 Hwy 162 South
Covington, GA 30016
770-784-4987
  • Total: 943
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 156
  • 1st grade: 154
  • 2nd grade: 149
  • 3rd grade: 166
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 142
16 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Salem Elementary School
5335 Salem Rd
Covington, GA 30016
770-787-1330
  • Total: 824
  • Pre-k: 47
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 141
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 115
15 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Newton Elementary School
13387 Brown Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30016
770-385-6472
  • Total: 904
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 147
  • 1st grade: 136
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 153
  • 5th grade: 154
15 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Newton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Challenge Charter Academy
8134 Geiger St NW
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-9310
  • Total: 101
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 1
101 to 1 1 6th Grade 12th Grade
Clements Middle School
66 Jack Neely Rd
Covington, GA 30016
770-784-2934
  • Total: 700
  • 6th grade: 213
  • 7th grade: 249
  • 8th grade: 238
13 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cousins Middle School
8187 Carlton Trl NW
Covington, GA 30014
770-786-7311
  • Total: 1,026
  • 6th grade: 350
  • 7th grade: 322
  • 8th grade: 354
15 to 1 68 6th Grade 8th Grade
Indian Creek Middle School
11051 By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-385-6453
  • Total: 1,238
  • 6th grade: 367
  • 7th grade: 452
  • 8th grade: 419
15 to 1 84 6th Grade 8th Grade
Project Adventure Inc.
396 Elks Club Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-783-9310
  • Total: 34
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 6th Grade 12th Grade
Veterans Memorial Middle School
13357 Brown Bridge Rd
Covington, GA 30016
770-385-6893
  • Total: 1,397
  • 6th grade: 519
  • 7th grade: 409
  • 8th grade: 469
15 to 1 93 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Newton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alcovy High School
14567 Hwy 36
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-4995
  • Total: 1,635
  • 9th grade: 513
  • 10th grade: 477
  • 11th grade: 349
  • 12th grade: 296
16 to 1 103 9th Grade 12th Grade
Challenge Charter Academy
8134 Geiger St NW
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-9310
  • Total: 101
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 21
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 1
101 to 1 1 6th Grade 12th Grade
Eastside High School
10245 By Pass Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-784-2920
  • Total: 1,404
  • 9th grade: 445
  • 10th grade: 387
  • 11th grade: 269
  • 12th grade: 303
15 to 1 91 9th Grade 12th Grade
Newton High School
140 Ram Dr
Covington, GA 30014
770-787-2250
  • Total: 2,149
  • 9th grade: 671
  • 10th grade: 638
  • 11th grade: 444
  • 12th grade: 396
17 to 1 128 9th Grade 12th Grade
Project Adventure Inc.
396 Elks Club Rd
Covington, GA 30014
770-783-9310
  • Total: 34
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,317
  • Median family income: $49,748
  • Median male income: $31,405
  • Median female income: $19,770
  • Median income of a renter: $26,311
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,554
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,015 3,340 4,285 4,660 1,870