Average Teacher Salary in Paola

The average teacher salary in Paola is $41,480.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,000 $16,310 $18,220 $22,560 $30,960 $42,100
Kindergarten $47,950 $31,570 $36,560 $43,950 $55,770 $72,000
Elementary $45,630 $31,090 $35,500 $41,830 $52,230 $66,780
Middle school $43,220 $30,170 $35,310 $41,710 $50,480 $59,810
High school $44,600 $31,440 $36,200 $43,130 $52,090 $62,230

How to Become a Teacher in Paola

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General Facts

  • Staff: 509
  • Full time teachers: 210
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 245
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 75
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 8
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 120
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,193

Financial Statistics for Paola

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $9,887,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $12,545,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $652,000
  • Total revenue: $23,084,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,381,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $9,914,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,629,000
  • Expenditures per student: $210,000
  • Total expenditures: $20,029,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,693,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $490,000

Information on Schools within Paola

Elementary Schools within the Paola

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cottonwood Elementary
709 North Hedge Ln
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-5344
  • Total: 414
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 133
  • 2nd grade: 138
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Hillsdale Elementary
22795 West 255th St
Hillsdale, KS 66036
913-783-4314
  • Total: 144
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 36
15 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sunflower Elementary
8955 Loiret Blvd
Shawnee Mission, KS 66219
913-993-5400
  • Total: 532
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 118
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Paola

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Paola Middle
405 Hospital Dr
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-3726
  • Total: 455
  • 6th grade: 141
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 156
13 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Paola

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Paola High
401 North Angela
Paola, KS 66071
913-294-4367
  • Total: 648
  • 9th grade: 170
  • 10th grade: 153
  • 11th grade: 154
  • 12th grade: 171
14 to 1 47 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,201
  • Median family income: $56,386
  • Median male income: $32,748
  • Median female income: $18,521
  • Median income of a renter: $27,681
  • Median income of a home owner: $54,121
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    300 570 760 900 400