Average Teacher Salary in Kansas City

The average teacher salary in Kansas City is $41,365.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,024 $16,281 $18,187 $22,592 $31,081 $42,142
Kindergarten $47,766 $31,551 $36,510 $43,836 $55,538 $71,547
Elementary $45,461 $30,924 $35,392 $41,748 $52,081 $66,453
Middle school $43,115 $30,026 $35,228 $41,646 $50,378 $59,633
High school $44,459 $31,275 $36,087 $43,021 $51,945 $62,010

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,051
  • Full time teachers: 1,416
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 227
  • Instructional Coordinators: 16
  • Elementary Teachers: 611
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 86
  • Pre-K Teachers: 48
  • High School Teachers: 670
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 20,046

Financial Statistics for Kansas City

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $64,017,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $143,008,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $19,941,000
  • Total revenue: $226,966,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $131,208,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $116,965,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $26,052,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $221,543,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $64,157,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,337,000

Information on Schools within Kansas City

Elementary Schools within the Kansas City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Banneker Elementary
2026 North 4th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-4700
  • Total: 355
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 55
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bertram Caruthers Elementary
1100 Waverly
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-4750
  • Total: 288
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 48
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bethel Elementary
7850 Yecker
Kansas City, KS 66109
913-627-3000
  • Total: 208
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 45
15 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Central Elementary School
813 Barnett
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-7300
  • Total: 149
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 21
13 to 1 11 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Chelsea Elementary
2500 Wood
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-5000
  • Total: 552
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 79
15 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Claude A Huyck Elementary
1530 North 83rd St
Kansas City, KS 66112
913-627-4650
  • Total: 230
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 28
15 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Douglass Elementary
1310 North 9th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-5100
  • Total: 244
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 29
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 41
15 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Emerson Elementary
1429 South 29th
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-627-5900
  • Total: 282
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 40
15 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Eugene Ware Elementary
4820 Oakland
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-5950
  • Total: 320
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 84
18 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Frances Willard Elementary
3400 Orville
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-6100
  • Total: 452
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 58
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Frank Rushton Elementary
2605 West 43rd Ave
Kansas City, KS 66103
913-627-3050
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 67
14 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Grant Elementary
1510 North 4th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-4300
  • Total: 258
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 35
12 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hazel Grove Elementary
2401 North 67th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-7000
  • Total: 495
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 85
14 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John F Kennedy Elementary
2600 North 72nd St
Kansas City, KS 66109
913-627-4950
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 72
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
John Fiske Elementary
625 South Valley
Kansas City, KS 66105
913-627-4850
  • Total: 1,122
  • Pre-k: 562
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 84
45 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lindbergh Elementary
641 North 57th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-5150
  • Total: 165
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 24
11 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
M E Pearson Elementary
310 North 11th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-3150
  • Total: 688
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 105
15 to 1 47 Kindergarten 5th Grade
M. Holman Academy Of Excellence Charter
334 Haskell Ave
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-4200
  • Total: 104
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 14
  • 2nd grade: 15
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 13
10 to 1 10 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mark Twain Elementary
2300 Minnesota Ave
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-5200
  • Total: 179
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 28
14 to 1 12 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mckinley Elementary School
611 North 14th St
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-7350
  • Total: 160
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 27
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 34
13 to 1 13 Kindergarten 5th Grade
New Stanley Elementary
3604 Metropolitan
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-627-3950
  • Total: 321
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 53
13 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Noble Prentis Elementary
2337 South 14th St
Kansas City, KS 66103
913-627-5250
  • Total: 203
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 26
15 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Quindaro Elementary
2800 Farrow
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-4400
  • Total: 298
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 43
15 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Silver City Elementary
2515 Lawrence Ave
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-627-4550
  • Total: 188
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 30
15 to 1 13 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stony Point North
8200 Elizabeth
Kansas City, KS 66112
913-627-4500
  • Total: 352
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 53
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stony Point South
150 South 78th St
Kansas City, KS 66111
913-627-4600
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 55
15 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas A Edison Elementary
1000 Locust St
Kansas City, KS 66103
913-627-4900
  • Total: 279
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 40
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Welborn Elementary
5200 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-4450
  • Total: 467
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 82
15 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
White Church Elementary
2226 North 85th St
Kansas City, KS 66109
913-627-4250
  • Total: 231
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 35
17 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Whittier Elementary
1400 Mound
Winfield, KS 67156
620-221-5150
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 88
17 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Wm A White Elementary
2600 North 43rd Terrace
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-6250
  • Total: 241
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Kansas City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Argentine Middle
2123 Ruby Ave
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-627-6750
  • Total: 527
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 168
13 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Arrowhead Middle
1715 North 82nd St
Kansas City, KS 66112
913-627-6600
  • Total: 502
  • 6th grade: 210
  • 7th grade: 164
  • 8th grade: 128
16 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Central Middle
925 Ivandale
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-6150
  • Total: 590
  • 6th grade: 228
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 163
15 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Coronado Middle
1735 North 64th Terr
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-6300
  • Total: 437
  • 6th grade: 153
  • 7th grade: 181
  • 8th grade: 103
14 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
D D Eisenhower Middle
2901 North 72nd St
Kansas City, KS 66109
913-627-6450
  • Total: 549
  • 6th grade: 196
  • 7th grade: 204
  • 8th grade: 149
15 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Fairfax Campus
3016 North 9th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-7160
  • Total: 148
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 4
8 to 1 18 6th Grade 12th Grade
Northwest Middle
2400 North 18th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-4000
  • Total: 297
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 103
  • 8th grade: 90
13 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rosedale Middle
3600 Springfield
Kansas City, KS 66103
913-627-6900
  • Total: 578
  • 6th grade: 224
  • 7th grade: 190
  • 8th grade: 164
16 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science
1610 North 8th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-7200
  • Total: 920
  • 8th grade: 213
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 159
  • 12th grade: 150
16 to 1 57 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Middle
2600 North 44th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-6000
  • Total: 371
  • 6th grade: 131
  • 7th grade: 130
  • 8th grade: 110
14 to 1 28 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Kansas City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
F L Schlagle High
2214 North 59th St
Kansas City, KS 66104
913-627-7500
  • Total: 900
  • 9th grade: 273
  • 10th grade: 213
  • 11th grade: 208
  • 12th grade: 206
14 to 1 65 9th Grade 12th Grade
Fairfax Campus
3016 North 9th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-7160
  • Total: 148
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 4
8 to 1 18 6th Grade 12th Grade
Fairfax Learning Center
4601 State Ave Suite 38
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-6700
  • Total: 559
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade: 14
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
J C Harmon High
2400 Steele Rd
Kansas City, KS 66106
913-627-7050
  • Total: 1,174
  • 9th grade: 396
  • 10th grade: 309
  • 11th grade: 249
  • 12th grade: 220
15 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade
Sumner Academy Of Arts & Science
1610 North 8th St
Kansas City, KS 66101
913-627-7200
  • Total: 920
  • 8th grade: 213
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 159
  • 12th grade: 150
16 to 1 57 8th Grade 12th Grade
Washington High
7340 Leavenworth Rd
Kansas City, KS 66109
913-627-7800
  • Total: 1,005
  • 9th grade: 368
  • 10th grade: 250
  • 11th grade: 200
  • 12th grade: 187
16 to 1 63 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wyandotte High
2501 Minneosta Ave
Kansas City, KS 66102
913-627-7650
  • Total: 1,201
  • 9th grade: 495
  • 10th grade: 298
  • 11th grade: 214
  • 12th grade: 194
15 to 1 80 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,038
  • Median family income: $36,675
  • Median male income: $23,272
  • Median female income: $17,688
  • Median income of a renter: $22,139
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,339
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    9,085 6,910 6,680 5,285 1,455