Average Teacher Salary in Cherokee

The average teacher salary in Cherokee is $36,204.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,120 $14,980 $16,730 $24,040 $36,530 $44,040
Kindergarten $39,490 $30,740 $34,300 $38,730 $45,130 $51,170
Elementary $37,880 $23,470 $30,570 $38,090 $45,400 $51,780
Middle school $38,400 $23,580 $31,560 $38,770 $45,820 $51,680
High school $38,130 $23,880 $31,020 $38,130 $45,460 $52,120

How to Become a Teacher in Cherokee

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General Facts

  • Staff: 84
  • Full time teachers: 61
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 6
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 23
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 3
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 35
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 735

Financial Statistics for Cherokee

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $1,269,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $6,417,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $422,000
  • Total revenue: $8,108,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $4,602,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $4,570,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,103,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $8,100,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $2,641,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $61,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $71,000

Information on Schools within Cherokee

Elementary Schools within the Cherokee

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Elementary
206 West Magnolia
Cherokee, KS 66724
620-457-8315
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 16
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 40
13 to 1 18 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Mccune Elementary
403 Brunetti Dr
Mccune, KS 66753
620-632-4217
  • Total: 139
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 12
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 14
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 14
13 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Weir Elementary
303 South Humberoute
Weir, KS 66781
620-396-8211
  • Total: 154
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 8
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 19
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 26
13 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 11th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cherokee

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Elementary
206 West Magnolia
Cherokee, KS 66724
620-457-8315
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 16
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 40
13 to 1 18 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Mccune Elementary
403 Brunetti Dr
Mccune, KS 66753
620-632-4217
  • Total: 139
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 12
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 14
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 14
13 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cherokee

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
South East High
126 West 400 Hwy
Cherokee, KS 66724
620-457-8365
  • Total: 214
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 58
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade: 64
10 to 1 21 9th Grade 12th Grade
Weir Elementary
303 South Humberoute
Weir, KS 66781
620-396-8211
  • Total: 154
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 8
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 19
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 26
13 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,444
  • Median family income: $39,568
  • Median male income: $25,493
  • Median female income: $14,402
  • Median income of a renter: $22,292
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,250
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    360 345 380 240 68