Average Teacher Salary in Fayette County

The average teacher salary in Fayette County is $43,706.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,802 $16,460 $18,244 $21,786 $27,996 $39,548
Kindergarten $49,207 $36,447 $42,652 $49,795 $56,999 $62,478
Elementary $46,796 $34,669 $38,949 $46,530 $54,423 $61,768
Middle school $48,533 $35,263 $40,463 $48,335 $56,856 $63,617
High school $49,193 $35,623 $40,991 $48,770 $57,471 $64,550

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General Facts

  • Staff: 5,270
  • Full time teachers: 2,648
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 653
  • Instructional Coordinators: 26
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,083
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 112
  • Pre-K Teachers: 31
  • High School Teachers: 508
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 36,110

Financial Statistics for Fayette County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $187,367,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $131,491,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $31,122,000
  • Total revenue: $349,980,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $182,936,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $200,664,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $60,235,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,202,000
  • Total expenditures: $335,458,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $89,746,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $23,979,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $22,000

Information on Schools within Fayette County

Elementary Schools within the Fayette County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arlington Elementary School
123 East Sixth St
Lexington, KY 40508
859-381-3030
  • Total: 308
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 56
9 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ashland Elementary School
195 North Ashland Ave
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3243
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 72
13 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Athens-chilesburg Elementary
930 Jouett Creek Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
859-381-4955
  • Total: 664
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 128
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 91
16 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Booker T Washington Academy Elementary
707 Howard St
Lexington, KY 40508
859-381-3263
  • Total: 520
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 76
11 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cardinal Valley Elementary School
218 Mandalay Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
859-381-3340
  • Total: 616
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 135
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 83
12 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cassidy Elementary School
1125 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3018
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 88
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clays Mill Elementary School
2319 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3355
  • Total: 635
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 102
18 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Deep Springs Elementary School
1919 Brynell Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3069
  • Total: 519
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 77
14 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dixie Elementary Magnet School
1940 Eastland Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3116
  • Total: 584
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 81
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Garden Springs Elementary School
2151 Garden Springs Dr
Lexington, KY 40504
859-381-3388
  • Total: 630
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 108
16 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Glendover Elementary School
710 Glendover Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3403
  • Total: 543
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 79
14 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Harrison Elementary School
161 Bruce St
Lexington, KY 40507
859-381-3418
  • Total: 371
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 40
9 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hayes Pre-school
260 Richardson Placeace
Lexington, KY 40509
859-381-4920
  • Total: 66
  • Pre-k: 66
17 to 1 4 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
James Lane Allen Elementary School
1901 Appomattox Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
859-381-3456
  • Total: 515
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 70
14 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Julius Marks Elementary School
3277 Pepperhill Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3470
  • Total: 659
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 108
16 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lansdowne Elementary School
336 Redding Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3500
  • Total: 718
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 111
16 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Liberty Elementary
2585 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-4979
  • Total: 639
  • Kindergarten: 135
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 76
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Madeline M Breckinridge Elementary School
2101 St Mathilda Dr
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3273
  • Total: 469
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 71
12 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mary Todd Elementary School
551 Parkside Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3512
  • Total: 400
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 57
13 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary School
301 Woodland Ave
Lexington, KY 40508
859-381-3516
  • Total: 525
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 64
15 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Meadowthorpe Elementary School
1710 North Forbes Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859-381-3521
  • Total: 454
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 92
16 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Millcreek Elementary School
1212 Reva Ridge Way
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3527
  • Total: 474
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 74
13 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Northern Elementary School
340 Rookwood Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3541
  • Total: 432
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 61
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Picadome Elementary School
1642 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
859-381-3563
  • Total: 634
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 114
17 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rosa Parks Elementary School
1251 Beaumont Centre Ln
Lexington, KY 40513
859-381-3132
  • Total: 750
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 114
18 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Russell Cave Elementary School
3375 Russell Cave Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859-381-3571
  • Total: 278
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 31
10 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sandersville Elementary
3025 Sandersville Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859-381-4980
  • Total: 662
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 93
16 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Scapa At Bluegrass
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3332
  • Total: 275
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 55
  • 8th grade: 56
13 to 1 21 4th Grade 8th Grade
Southern Elementary School
340 Wilson Downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3589
  • Total: 705
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 96
17 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Squires Elementary School
3337 Squire Oak Dr
Lexington, KY 40515
859-381-3002
  • Total: 581
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 86
15 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Stonewall Elementary School
3215 Cornwall Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3079
  • Total: 727
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 119
17 to 1 44 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tates Creek Elementary School
1113 Centre Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3606
  • Total: 551
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 75
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Veterans Park Elementary School
4351 Clearwater Way
Lexington, KY 40515
859-381-3161
  • Total: 685
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 111
17 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
William Wells Brown Elementary
555 East 5th St
Lexington, KY 40508
859-381-4990
  • Total: 356
  • Pre-k: 71
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 42
9 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Yates Elementary School
695 East New Circlecle Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3613
  • Total: 370
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 45
13 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Fayette County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beaumont Middle School
2080 Georgian Way
Lexington, KY 40504
859-381-3094
  • Total: 1,052
  • 6th grade: 347
  • 7th grade: 360
  • 8th grade: 345
17 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bryan Station Traditional Magnet Middle School
1865 Wickland Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3288
  • Total: 660
  • 6th grade: 229
  • 7th grade: 227
  • 8th grade: 204
15 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Crawford Middle School
1813 Charleston Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3370
  • Total: 464
  • 6th grade: 151
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 156
13 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Edythe Jones Hayes Middle School
260 Richardson Placeace
Lexington, KY 40509
859-381-4920
  • Total: 787
  • 6th grade: 266
  • 7th grade: 273
  • 8th grade: 248
14 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Jessie M Clark Middle School
3341 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3036
  • Total: 886
  • 6th grade: 276
  • 7th grade: 309
  • 8th grade: 301
15 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade
Leestown Middle School
2010 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859-381-3181
  • Total: 528
  • 6th grade: 162
  • 7th grade: 195
  • 8th grade: 171
10 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lexington Trad Magnet School
350 North Limestone St
Lexington, KY 40508
859-381-3192
  • Total: 719
  • 6th grade: 254
  • 7th grade: 261
  • 8th grade: 204
14 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Morton Middle School
1225 Tates Creek Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3533
  • Total: 763
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 269
  • 8th grade: 233
16 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Scapa At Bluegrass
400 Lafayette Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3332
  • Total: 275
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 55
  • 8th grade: 56
13 to 1 21 4th Grade 8th Grade
Southern Middle School
400 Wilson-downing Rd
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3582
  • Total: 569
  • 6th grade: 216
  • 7th grade: 192
  • 8th grade: 161
14 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Tates Creek Middle School
1105 Centre Pkwy
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3052
  • Total: 552
  • 6th grade: 179
  • 7th grade: 180
  • 8th grade: 193
13 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
Winburn Middle School
1060 Winburn Dr
Lexington, KY 40511
859-381-3967
  • Total: 531
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 159
  • 8th grade: 181
13 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Fayette County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bryan Station High School
201 Eastin Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3308
  • Total: 1,862
  • 9th grade: 638
  • 10th grade: 503
  • 11th grade: 399
  • 12th grade: 321
19 to 1 98 9th Grade 12th Grade
Henry Clay High School
2100 Fontaine Rd
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-3423
  • Total: 2,133
  • 9th grade: 631
  • 10th grade: 547
  • 11th grade: 489
  • 12th grade: 466
19 to 1 114 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lafayette High School
401 Reed Ln
Lexington, KY 40503
859-381-3474
  • Total: 2,015
  • 9th grade: 603
  • 10th grade: 509
  • 11th grade: 466
  • 12th grade: 437
18 to 1 112 9th Grade 12th Grade
Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
1600 Man O' War Blvd
Lexington, KY 40513
859-381-3546
  • Total: 2,127
  • 9th grade: 640
  • 10th grade: 551
  • 11th grade: 481
  • 12th grade: 454
19 to 1 111 9th Grade 12th Grade
Tates Creek High School
1111 Centre Parkway
Lexington, KY 40517
859-381-3620
  • Total: 1,670
  • 9th grade: 532
  • 10th grade: 415
  • 11th grade: 375
  • 12th grade: 345
19 to 1 87 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Able
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
859-381-4000
  • Total: 20
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 3
not available not available 1st Grade 5th Grade
Alternative Placement
701 East Main St
Lexington, KY 40502
606-381-4262
  • Total: 61
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 19
11 to 1 5 8th Grade 12th Grade
Bluegrass Youth Development Center
692 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40580
859-381-4335
  • Total: 23
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 6
5 to 1 5 8th Grade 12th Grade
Fayette County Virtual Middle School
1813 Charleston Dr
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-3370
  • Total: 29
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 14
15 to 1 2 6th Grade 8th Grade
Fayette Regional
3475 Spurr Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
859-246-2806
  • Total: 58
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade: 4
12 to 1 5 6th Grade 12th Grade
Florence Crittenton Alternative School
519 West Fourth St
Lexington, KY 40508
859-252-8636
  • Total: 23
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade: 3
8 to 1 3 7th Grade 12th Grade
Frenchburg Academy Alternative School
Hc 68 Box 2170
Frenchburg, KY 40322
606-768-2111
  • Total: 2
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 1
2 to 1 1 9th Grade 10th Grade
Lexington Day Treatment Center
115 Cisco Rd
Lexington, KY 40504
859-253-1581
  • Total: 55
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 24
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 4
  • 12th grade: 5
8 to 1 7 6th Grade 12th Grade
Martin L King Academy For Excellence Alternative
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
859-381-4040
  • Total: 173
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 20
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade: 17
6 to 1 32 6th Grade 12th Grade
Martin Luther King Credit Recovery
2200 Liberty Rd
Lexington, KY 40509
859-381-4040
  • Total: 68
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 34
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ridge Hospital Alt. Elementary
3050 Rio Dosa Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
859-269-2325
  • Total: 10
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 1
2 to 1 6 1st Grade 5th Grade
Ridge Hospital Alt. High School
3050 Rio Dosa Dr
Lexington, KY 40509
859-269-2325
  • Total: 40
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,109
  • Median family income: $53,264
  • Median male income: $26,313
  • Median female income: $18,855
  • Median income of a renter: $24,463
  • Median income of a home owner: $57,236
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    12,530 10,260 13,285 16,840 10,730