Average Teacher Salary in Columbus

The average teacher salary in Columbus 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 Columbus

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General Facts

  • Staff: 126
  • Full time teachers: 91
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 8
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 44
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 5
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 41
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,023

Financial Statistics for Columbus

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $3,207,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,633,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $670,000
  • Total revenue: $12,510,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $6,876,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $6,926,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,644,000
  • Expenditures per student: $14,000
  • Total expenditures: $12,030,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $4,012,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $147,000

Information on Schools within Columbus

Elementary Schools within the Columbus

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Elementary
1045 North Oak
Burden, KS 67019
620-438-3195
  • Total: 159
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 60
14 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Highland Elementary
319 North High School St
Columbus, KS 66725
620-429-3032
  • Total: 161
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 80
15 to 1 11 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Park Elementary
1801 Williams
Great Bend, KS 67530
620-793-1505
  • Total: 239
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 35
12 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Scammon Elementary
400 East Katy St
Scammon, KS 66773
620-479-3631
  • Total: 77
  • Kindergarten: 9
  • 1st grade: 9
  • 2nd grade: 12
  • 3rd grade: 10
  • 4th grade: 14
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 9
9 to 1 9 Kindergarten 6th Grade

High Schools within the Columbus

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbus High
124 South High School Ave
Columbus, KS 66725
620-429-3821
  • Total: 387
  • 9th grade: 90
  • 10th grade: 108
  • 11th grade: 94
  • 12th grade: 95
14 to 1 27 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,933
  • Median family income: $38,911
  • Median male income: $24,918
  • Median female income: $15,022
  • Median income of a renter: $18,385
  • Median income of a home owner: $35,077
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    660 510 550 440 99