Average Teacher Salary in Tift County School District

The average teacher salary in Tift County School District is $47,334.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,010 $14,160 $14,820 $15,920 $36,910 $55,770
Kindergarten $50,610 $34,120 $41,390 $50,780 $61,420 $68,580
Elementary $52,470 $36,730 $43,270 $52,100 $61,930 $70,520
Middle school $52,330 $35,810 $42,570 $53,430 $62,190 $67,980
High school $54,250 $35,490 $43,650 $53,490 $63,640 $74,340

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,065
  • Full time teachers: 552
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 140
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 276
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 53
  • Pre-K Teachers: 14
  • High School Teachers: 210
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,551

Financial Statistics for Tift County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $27,854,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $39,807,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,326,000
  • Total revenue: $75,987,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $43,427,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $39,759,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,151,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $68,856,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $20,592,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,575,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $987,000

Information on Schools within Tift County School District

Elementary Schools within the Tift County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Annie Belle Clark Primary School
1464 Carpenter Rd South
Tifton, GA 31793
229-387-2410
  • Total: 769
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 176
  • 1st grade: 215
  • 2nd grade: 175
  • 3rd grade: 202
11 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Charles Spencer Elementary School
65 Tifton Eldorado Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2430
  • Total: 605
  • 4th grade: 196
  • 5th grade: 204
  • 6th grade: 205
15 to 1 42 4th Grade 6th Grade
G. O. Bailey Primary School
1430 Newton Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2415
  • Total: 750
  • Pre-k: 247
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 127
19 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
J. T. Reddick Elementary School
404 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2435
  • Total: 497
  • 4th grade: 144
  • 5th grade: 169
  • 6th grade: 184
16 to 1 31 4th Grade 6th Grade
Len Lastinger Primary School
1210 Lake Dr
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2420
  • Total: 476
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 125
12 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Matt Wilson Elementary School
510 17th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2440
  • Total: 526
  • 4th grade: 170
  • 5th grade: 192
  • 6th grade: 164
15 to 1 34 4th Grade 6th Grade
Northside Primary School
1815 Chestnut Ave
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2425
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 99
13 to 1 33 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Omega Elementary School
150 College Ave
Omega, GA 31775
229-387-2418
  • Total: 411
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 59
11 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Tift County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eighth Street Middle School
700 8th St West
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2445
  • Total: 1,131
  • 7th grade: 584
  • 8th grade: 547
16 to 1 72 7th Grade 8th Grade
Northeast Campus Tift County High School
3021 Fulwood Rd
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2450
  • Total: 554
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 544
15 to 1 37 7th Grade 9th Grade
Tift County High School
1 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2475
  • Total: 1,410
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 491
  • 11th grade: 475
  • 12th grade: 414
16 to 1 89 8th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Tift County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Tift County High School
1 Blue Devil Way
Tifton, GA 31794
229-387-2475
  • Total: 1,410
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 491
  • 11th grade: 475
  • 12th grade: 414
16 to 1 89 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,833
  • Median family income: $39,083
  • Median male income: $22,251
  • Median female income: $15,152
  • Median income of a renter: $20,666
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,574
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,230 1,950 2,095 1,885 985