Average Teacher Salary in Breathitt County

The average teacher salary in Breathitt County is $43,602.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,230 $18,090 $23,160 $28,510 $35,670 $46,990
Kindergarten $45,520 $34,550 $40,430 $46,610 $51,700 $56,430
Elementary $47,180 $35,990 $42,200 $48,000 $53,130 $58,160
Middle school $47,110 $34,890 $41,410 $47,940 $53,820 $58,950
High school $47,970 $35,210 $41,640 $48,680 $54,830 $60,220

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General Facts

  • Staff: 440
  • Full time teachers: 173
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 73
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 85
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 5
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 38
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,304

Financial Statistics for Breathitt County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $2,888,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $16,664,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,242,000
  • Total revenue: $23,794,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $13,118,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $14,051,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,190,000
  • Expenditures per student: $369,000
  • Total expenditures: $23,854,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,629,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,730,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Breathitt County

Elementary Schools within the Breathitt County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Highland-turner Elementary School
10355 Hwy 30 West
Booneville, KY 41314
606-295-7128
  • Total: 212
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 28
12 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
L B J Elementary School
90 L B J Rd
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-7181
  • Total: 567
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 76
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Marie Roberts-caney Elementary School
115 Redskin Run
Lost Creek, KY 41348
606-666-7775
  • Total: 312
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 42
15 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Rousseau Elementary School
13456 Hwy 30 East
Rousseau, KY 41366
606-666-7276
  • Total: 95
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 9
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 9
  • 4th grade: 14
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 11
10 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Breathitt County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sebastian Middle School
244 L B J Rd
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-8894
  • Total: 360
  • 7th grade: 175
  • 8th grade: 185
17 to 1 21 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Breathitt County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Breathitt County High School
2307 Bobcat Ln
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-7511
  • Total: 693
  • 9th grade: 218
  • 10th grade: 164
  • 11th grade: 155
  • 12th grade: 156
16 to 1 45 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Breathitt County (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Breathitt County Day Treatment Center Alternative
3875 Hwy 15 South
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-7326
  • Total: 7
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 1
7 to 1 1 4th Grade 12th Grade
Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center Alternative
2725 Hwy 30 West
Jackson, KY 41339
606-295-2350
  • Total: 22
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 3
6 to 1 4 7th Grade 12th Grade
Cadet Leadership & Education Alternative Program
2665 Hwy 30 West
Jackson, KY 41339
606-295-2267
  • Total: 36
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 4
12 to 1 3 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $10,881
  • Median family income: $22,763
  • Median male income: $19,260
  • Median female income: $11,912
  • Median income of a renter: $11,667
  • Median income of a home owner: $21,145
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,190 845 695 360 85