Average Teacher Salary in Carter County

The average teacher salary in Carter 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

How to Become a Teacher in Carter County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 859
  • Full time teachers: 344
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 137
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 178
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 80
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,000

Financial Statistics for Carter County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,879,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $32,774,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,743,000
  • Total revenue: $44,396,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,967,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $24,888,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,355,000
  • Expenditures per student: $580,000
  • Total expenditures: $48,294,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $9,986,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,892,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $269,000

Information on Schools within Carter County

Elementary Schools within the Carter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carter Elementary School
12594 St Hwy 2
Carter, KY 41128
606-474-6121
  • Total: 156
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 17
13 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Heritage Elementary School
4863 South State Hwy 1
Grayson, KY 41143
606-474-5784
  • Total: 488
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 93
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Olive Hill Elementary School
825 East Tom T Hall Blvd
Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-5385
  • Total: 646
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 103
16 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Prichard Elementary School
401 East Main St
Grayson, KY 41143
606-474-8815
  • Total: 708
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 112
16 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Star Elementary School
8249 East Us Hwy 60
Rush, KY 41168
606-474-5756
  • Total: 153
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 26
14 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Upper Tygart Elementary School
21039 West Us 60 Hwy
Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-2110
  • Total: 294
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 41
17 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Carter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Carter Middle School
1 Spirit Ln
Grayson, KY 41143
606-474-5156
  • Total: 630
  • 6th grade: 210
  • 7th grade: 209
  • 8th grade: 211
15 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Carter Middle School
150 Warrior Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-5354
  • Total: 456
  • 6th grade: 153
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 167
15 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Carter County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Carter County High School
405 Hitchins Rd
Grayson, KY 41143
606-474-5714
  • Total: 819
  • 9th grade: 229
  • 10th grade: 251
  • 11th grade: 187
  • 12th grade: 152
16 to 1 52 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Carter County High School
365 West Carter Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-2481
  • Total: 650
  • 9th grade: 175
  • 10th grade: 179
  • 11th grade: 148
  • 12th grade: 148
15 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,442
  • Median family income: $31,278
  • Median male income: $21,872
  • Median female income: $11,965
  • Median income of a renter: $14,170
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,231
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,035 1,815 1,510 1,175 235