Average Teacher Salary in Walker County

The average teacher salary in Walker County is $41,882.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,080 $14,800 $16,400 $20,200 $33,380 $43,280
Kindergarten $42,260 $29,280 $34,760 $41,140 $49,720 $59,170
Elementary $47,820 $34,480 $39,380 $47,120 $56,110 $64,140
Middle school $46,400 $33,510 $37,730 $45,160 $54,130 $63,980
High school $47,850 $34,330 $39,300 $46,760 $56,090 $64,930

How to Become a Teacher in Walker County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,460
  • Full time teachers: 685
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 140
  • Instructional Coordinators: 16
  • Elementary Teachers: 395
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 42
  • Pre-K Teachers: 14
  • High School Teachers: 234
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,382

Financial Statistics for Walker County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $31,680,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $53,797,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,185,000
  • Total revenue: $93,662,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $55,051,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $50,937,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $19,669,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $91,420,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $22,624,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $7,381,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $842,000

Information on Schools within Walker County

Elementary Schools within the Walker County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chattanooga Valley Elementary School
3420 Chattanooga Valley Rd
Flintstone, GA 30725
706-820-2511
  • Total: 644
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 101
17 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cherokee Ridge Elementary
2423 Johnson Rd
Chickamauga, GA 30707
706-375-9831
  • Total: 876
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 163
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 125
15 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fairyland Elementary School
1306 Lula Lake Rd
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
706-820-1171
  • Total: 317
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 46
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gilbert Elementary School
87 South Burnt Mill Rd
La Fayette, GA 30728
706-638-2432
  • Total: 466
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 73
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Naomi Elementary School
4038 East Hwy 136
La Fayette, GA 30728
706-638-2443
  • Total: 491
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 80
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Lafayette Elementary School
610 North Duke St
La Fayette, GA 30728
706-638-1869
  • Total: 597
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 88
15 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rock Spring Elementary School
372 Hwy 95
Rock Spring, GA 30739
706-764-1383
  • Total: 375
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 57
12 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rossville Elementary School
1250 Wilson Rd
Rossville, GA 30741
706-866-5901
  • Total: 562
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 93
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Stone Creek Elementary School
1600 Happy Valley Rd
Rossville, GA 30741
706-866-3600
  • Total: 434
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 62
13 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Walker County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chattanooga Valley Middle School
847 Allgood Rd
Flintstone, GA 30725
706-820-0735
  • Total: 520
  • 6th grade: 159
  • 7th grade: 181
  • 8th grade: 180
12 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lafayette Middle School
419 Rdrunner Blvd
La Fayette, GA 30728
706-638-6440
  • Total: 967
  • 6th grade: 303
  • 7th grade: 334
  • 8th grade: 330
13 to 1 73 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rossville Middle School
One Bulldog Dr
Lafayette, GA 30728
706-820-0638
  • Total: 621
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 182
11 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Walker County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lafayette High School
5178 Round Pond Rd
La Fayette, GA 30728
706-638-2342
  • Total: 1,188
  • 9th grade: 368
  • 10th grade: 302
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade: 244
15 to 1 77 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ridgeland High School
2478 Happy Valley Rd
Rossville, GA 30741
706-820-9361
  • Total: 1,324
  • 9th grade: 429
  • 10th grade: 362
  • 11th grade: 265
  • 12th grade: 268
14 to 1 97 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,796
  • Median family income: $38,780
  • Median male income: $25,822
  • Median female income: $16,402
  • Median income of a renter: $21,199
  • Median income of a home owner: $36,690
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,640 4,125 4,570 2,865 790