Average Teacher Salary in Sterling

The average teacher salary in Sterling 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 Sterling

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General Facts

  • Staff: 59
  • Full time teachers: 46
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 0
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 18
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 2
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 556

Financial Statistics for Sterling

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $1,181,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $4,260,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $229,000
  • Total revenue: $5,670,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $3,525,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $2,980,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $627,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $5,577,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $1,775,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $109,000

Information on Schools within Sterling

Elementary Schools within the Sterling

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sterling Academy
125 West Cooper
Sterling, KS 67579
620-278-3621
  • Total: 38
  • Kindergarten: 9
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 10
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 4
13 to 1 3 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Sterling Grade School
218 South 5th
Sterling, KS 67579
620-278-3112
  • Total: 270
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 42
14 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sterling

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sterling Junior High
412 North 5th St
Sterling, KS 67579
620-278-3646
  • Total: 76
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 40
13 to 1 6 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sterling

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sterling High
308 East Washington
Sterling, KS 67579
620-278-2171
  • Total: 172
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade: 45
10 to 1 17 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,638
  • Median family income: $40,350
  • Median male income: $17,115
  • Median female income: $5,465
  • Median income of a renter: $22,500
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,293
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    175 230 215 155 43