Average Teacher Salary in Sumter County

The average teacher salary in Sumter County is $46,480.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,170 $14,780 $16,360 $21,370 $41,750 $56,510
Kindergarten $53,220 $35,630 $42,190 $52,520 $64,230 $73,150
Elementary $54,820 $35,650 $43,200 $53,760 $66,610 $79,540
Middle school $49,160 $31,450 $39,890 $50,520 $60,330 $66,470
High school $46,030 $28,850 $35,630 $45,270 $56,780 $65,530

How to Become a Teacher in Sumter County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 933
  • Full time teachers: 418
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 9 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 123
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 211
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 31
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 160
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,211

Financial Statistics for Sumter County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $17,882,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,718,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,706,000
  • Total revenue: $56,306,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $32,067,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $30,294,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,582,000
  • Expenditures per student: $736,000
  • Total expenditures: $54,950,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $14,468,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,284,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $719,000

Information on Schools within Sumter County

Elementary Schools within the Sumter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Elementary School
300 Cherokee St
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-3522
  • Total: 547
  • Pre-k: 115
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 170
  • 2nd grade: 126
10 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Sarah Cobb Elementary School
1901 Valley Dr
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-4888
  • Total: 497
  • 3rd grade: 170
  • 4th grade: 176
  • 5th grade: 151
11 to 1 45 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Sumter County Elementary School
438 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-7835
  • Total: 778
  • 3rd grade: 276
  • 4th grade: 237
  • 5th grade: 265
13 to 1 61 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Sumter County Primary School
123 Learning Ln
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-1012
  • Total: 919
  • Pre-k: 166
  • Kindergarten: 250
  • 1st grade: 264
  • 2nd grade: 239
15 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the Sumter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Staley Middle School
915 North Lee St
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-3168
  • Total: 437
  • 6th grade: 175
  • 7th grade: 130
  • 8th grade: 132
13 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sumter County Middle School
439 Bumphead Rd
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-1010
  • Total: 710
  • 6th grade: 242
  • 7th grade: 224
  • 8th grade: 244
14 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sumter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Americus Sumter County High North
101 Industrial Blvd
Americus, GA 31719
229-924-5914
  • Total: 363
  • 9th grade: 363
10 to 1 38 9th Grade 9th Grade
Americus Sumter County High South
805 Harrold Ave
Americus, GA 31709
229-924-3653
  • Total: 960
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 347
  • 11th grade: 303
  • 12th grade: 293
17 to 1 56 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,083
  • Median family income: $35,379
  • Median male income: $22,477
  • Median female income: $15,258
  • Median income of a renter: $17,979
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,361
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,890 1,855 1,855 1,365 600