Average Teacher Salary in Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

The average teacher salary in Dekalb Community Unit School District 428 is $55,945.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,278 $19,862 $22,840 $27,883 $33,991 $40,362
Kindergarten $47,750 $27,431 $34,687 $42,963 $58,931 $76,472
Elementary $63,648 $36,342 $45,131 $60,207 $81,120 $99,127
Middle school $64,732 $38,385 $46,520 $62,066 $81,376 $98,658
High school $74,320 $42,017 $54,470 $72,132 $92,988 $113,640

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General Facts

  • Staff: 438
  • Full time teachers: 358
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 17 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): not available
  • Instructional Coordinators: 18
  • Elementary Teachers: 229
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 104
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,195

Financial Statistics for Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $38,163,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $16,008,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,374,000
  • Total revenue: $56,545,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $32,584,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $31,863,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,790,000
  • Expenditures per student: $130,000
  • Total expenditures: $55,199,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $15,808,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,264,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $600,000

Information on Schools within Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

Elementary Schools within the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chesebro Elementary School
900 Garden St
Dekalb, IL 60115
815-754-2208
  • Total: 294
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 38
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cortland Elementary School
4418 Maplacee
Cortland, IL 60112
815-754-2360
  • Total: 310
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 43
18 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Gwendolyn Brooks Elementary School
3225 Sangamon Rd
De Kalb, IL 60115
815-754-9936
  • Total: 393
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 48
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary School
360 East Crescent St
Elmhurst, IL 60126
630-834-6261
  • Total: 340
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 78
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary School
3420 Jackson
Bellwood, IL 60104
708-544-3373
  • Total: 543
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 50
24 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Littlejohn Elementary School
1121 School St
Dekalb, IL 60115
815-754-2258
  • Total: 480
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 57
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Malta Elementary School
507 North 3rd St
Malta, IL 60150
815-825-2081
  • Total: 296
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 29
19 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Paul T Wright Elementary School
5068 Rte 38
Malta, IL 60150
815-825-2061
  • Total: 268
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 41
18 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tyler Elementary School
1021 Alden Circle
De Kalb, IL 60115
815-754-2389
  • Total: 262
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 40
16 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clinton Rosette Middle School
650 North 1st St
De Kalb, IL 60115
815-754-2226
  • Total: 713
  • 6th grade: 231
  • 7th grade: 240
  • 8th grade: 242
15 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Huntley Middle School
821 South 7th St
Dekalb, IL 60115
815-754-2241
  • Total: 614
  • 6th grade: 204
  • 7th grade: 205
  • 8th grade: 205
14 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
De Kalb High School
1515 South 4th St
De Kalb, IL 60115
815-754-2100
  • Total: 1,682
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 429
  • 10th grade: 423
  • 11th grade: 412
  • 12th grade: 417
18 to 1 93 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,759
  • Median family income: $53,923
  • Median male income: $15,704
  • Median female income: $9,128
  • Median income of a renter: $21,228
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,126
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,555 1,245 1,805 2,375 1,060

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