Average Teacher Salary in Ware County School District

The average teacher salary in Ware 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: 1,056
  • Full time teachers: 448
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 118
  • Instructional Coordinators: 19
  • Elementary Teachers: 241
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K Teachers: 14
  • High School Teachers: 164
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,008

Financial Statistics for Ware County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $19,594,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $41,121,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,131,000
  • Total revenue: $67,846,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $38,261,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,702,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,056,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $63,185,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $15,917,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,577,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $938,000

Information on Schools within Ware County School District

Elementary Schools within the Ware County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Center Elementary School
2114 Dorothy St
Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-2366
  • Total: 439
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 70
12 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Memorial Drive Elementary School
2580 Ambrose St
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2327
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 44
11 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ruskin Elementary School
3550 Valdosta Hwy
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2325
  • Total: 431
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 79
12 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wacona Elementary School
3101 State St
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2362
  • Total: 887
  • Pre-k: 251
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 98
18 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ware Magnet School
4650 Manor Millwood Rd South
Manor, GA 31550
912-287-2338
  • Total: 490
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 55
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 47
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Waresboro Elementary School
3379 West Church St
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2393
  • Total: 401
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 78
12 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Williams Heights Elementary School
705 Dewey St
Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-2399
  • Total: 383
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 70
13 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Ware County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ware County Middle School
2301 Cherokee St
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2341
  • Total: 661
  • 6th grade: 206
  • 7th grade: 200
  • 8th grade: 255
13 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Waycross Middle School
700 Central Ave
Waycross, GA 31501
912-287-2333
  • Total: 536
  • 6th grade: 190
  • 7th grade: 175
  • 8th grade: 171
12 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Ware County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ware County High School
700 Victory Dr
Waycross, GA 31503
912-287-2351
  • Total: 1,430
  • 9th grade: 423
  • 10th grade: 397
  • 11th grade: 301
  • 12th grade: 309
16 to 1 88 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ware Magnet School
4650 Manor Millwood Rd South
Manor, GA 31550
912-287-2338
  • Total: 490
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 55
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 47
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,384
  • Median family income: $34,372
  • Median male income: $22,009
  • Median female income: $14,870
  • Median income of a renter: $18,513
  • Median income of a home owner: $33,121
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,305 2,020 1,970 1,590 435

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