Average Teacher Salary in Ballard County

The average teacher salary in Ballard County is $45,334.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $38,540 $23,690 $31,160 $38,300 $47,070 $53,450
Kindergarten $47,360 $35,540 $40,090 $47,660 $54,660 $60,400
Elementary $46,230 $34,420 $39,120 $46,530 $53,190 $59,150
Middle school $46,940 $35,020 $40,160 $47,430 $54,040 $59,620
High school $47,600 $34,050 $40,180 $48,300 $55,960 $62,860

How to Become a Teacher in Ballard County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 242
  • Full time teachers: 100
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 29 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 32
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 41
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 21
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,420

Financial Statistics for Ballard County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $3,518,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $9,645,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,350,000
  • Total revenue: $14,513,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $6,707,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $7,181,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,368,000
  • Expenditures per student: $136,000
  • Total expenditures: $16,577,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $3,465,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $176,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $58,000

Information on Schools within Ballard County

Elementary Schools within the Ballard County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ballard County Elementary School
3383 Paducah Rd
Barlow, KY 42024
270-665-8400
  • Total: 603
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 96
18 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ballard County Preschool Head Start Center
455 Olive St
La Center, KY 42056
270-665-8400
  • Total: 76
  • Pre-k: 76
69 to 1 1 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten

Middle Schools within the Ballard County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ballard County Middle School
3561 Paducah Rd
Barlow, KY 42024
270-665-8400
  • Total: 317
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 109
  • 8th grade: 96
18 to 1 17 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Ballard County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ballard Memorial High School
3561 Paducah Rd
Barlow, KY 42024
270-665-8400
  • Total: 424
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 97
  • 12th grade: 113
14 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,035
  • Median family income: $41,386
  • Median male income: $29,112
  • Median female income: $13,484
  • Median income of a renter: $17,857
  • Median income of a home owner: $37,078
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    700 480 585 545 139