Average Teacher Salary in Whitfield County School District

The average teacher salary in Whitfield County School District is $45,182.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,320 $14,840 $16,870 $21,660 $29,760 $38,600
Kindergarten $50,740 $36,980 $43,050 $50,280 $58,180 $66,160
Elementary $51,780 $36,710 $42,100 $50,980 $61,580 $69,510
High school $53,890 $38,050 $43,750 $53,280 $63,300 $73,480

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,743
  • Full time teachers: 925
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 163
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 475
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 64
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 377
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 13,410

Financial Statistics for Whitfield County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $51,112,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $72,464,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,426,000
  • Total revenue: $134,002,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $74,540,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $72,209,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $24,905,000
  • Expenditures per student: $583,000
  • Total expenditures: $119,284,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $35,336,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $6,825,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,872,000

Information on Schools within Whitfield County School District

Elementary Schools within the Whitfield County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Antioch Elementary School
1819 Riverbend Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-278-7550
  • Total: 654
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 93
15 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Beaverdale Elementary School
1350 Prater Mill Rd NE
Dalton, GA 30721
706-275-4414
  • Total: 441
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 52
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cohutta Elementary School
254 Wolfe St
Cohutta, GA 30710
706-694-8812
  • Total: 327
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 44
14 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dawnville Elementary School
1380 Dawnville Rd NE
Dalton, GA 30721
706-259-3914
  • Total: 717
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 99
13 to 1 55 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dug Gap Elementary School
2032 Dug Gap Rd
Dalton, GA 30720
706-226-3919
  • Total: 502
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 78
14 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eastside Elementary School
102 Hill Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-278-3074
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 73
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 106
13 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
New Hope Elementary School
1175 New Hope Rd NW
Dalton, GA 30720
706-673-3180
  • Total: 624
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 112
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pleasant Grove Elementary School
2725 Cleveland Hwy
Dalton, GA 30721
706-259-3920
  • Total: 648
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 92
15 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tunnel Hill Elementary School
203 East School St
Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
706-673-4550
  • Total: 336
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 54
15 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Valley Point Elementary School
3798 South Dixie Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-277-3259
  • Total: 540
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 101
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Varnell Elementary School
3900 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-694-3471
  • Total: 530
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 95
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Westside Elementary School
1815 Utility Rd
Rocky Face, GA 30740
706-673-6531
  • Total: 750
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 123
16 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Whitfield County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eastbrook Middle School
700 Hill Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-278-6135
  • Total: 748
  • 6th grade: 243
  • 7th grade: 256
  • 8th grade: 249
14 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
New Hope Middle School
1325 New Hope Rd NW
Dalton, GA 30720
706-673-2295
  • Total: 539
  • 6th grade: 176
  • 7th grade: 164
  • 8th grade: 199
15 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Whitfield Middle School
3264 Cleveland Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-259-3381
  • Total: 619
  • 6th grade: 189
  • 7th grade: 224
  • 8th grade: 206
13 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Valley Point Middle School
3796 South Dixie Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-277-9662
  • Total: 501
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 182
  • 8th grade: 159
14 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Westside Middle School
580 Lafayette Rd
Rocky Face, GA 30740
706-673-2611
  • Total: 537
  • 6th grade: 194
  • 7th grade: 167
  • 8th grade: 211
14 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Whitfield County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Northwest Whitfield County High School
1651 Tunnel Hill Varnell Rd
Tunnel Hill, GA 30755
706-673-6533
  • Total: 1,765
  • 9th grade: 583
  • 10th grade: 479
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade: 356
17 to 1 103 9th Grade 12th Grade
Phoenix High School
2818 Airporoute Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-260-2206
  • Total: 177
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 77
  • 11th grade: 94
  • 12th grade: 303
20 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southeast Whitfield County High School
1954 Riverbend Rd
Dalton, GA 30721
706-226-2753
  • Total: 1,293
  • 9th grade: 397
  • 10th grade: 357
  • 11th grade: 271
  • 12th grade: 268
16 to 1 82 9th Grade 12th Grade
Whitfield County Career Academy
2300 Maddox Chapel Rd NE
Dalton, GA 30721
706-876-3609
  • Total: 575
  • Pre-k: 20
  • 9th grade: 147
  • 10th grade: 171
  • 11th grade: 92
  • 12th grade: 145
13 to 1 45 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,462
  • Median family income: $45,847
  • Median male income: $26,751
  • Median female income: $19,763
  • Median income of a renter: $29,488
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,888
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,085 3,295 4,135 3,590 1,320