Average Teacher Salary in Franklin County

The average teacher salary in Franklin County is $42,642.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,420 $14,640 $16,040 $20,330 $38,300 $49,990
Kindergarten $45,970 $35,050 $39,100 $45,800 $52,600 $58,680
Elementary $45,370 $34,650 $38,920 $45,310 $51,560 $57,940
Middle school $46,260 $34,870 $39,430 $46,210 $52,940 $59,120
High school $48,190 $35,250 $40,440 $48,170 $55,730 $62,710

How to Become a Teacher in Franklin County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 876
  • Full time teachers: 387
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 103
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 115
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 93
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,116

Financial Statistics for Franklin County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $19,760,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,503,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,013,000
  • Total revenue: $53,276,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $25,196,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,582,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,467,000
  • Expenditures per student: $348,000
  • Total expenditures: $50,316,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,702,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,041,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $775,000

Information on Schools within Franklin County

Elementary Schools within the Franklin County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bridgeport Elementary School
411 King Daughters Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8430
  • Total: 448
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 77
16 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Collins Lane Elementary School
1 Cougar Ln
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8410
  • Total: 514
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 59
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Elkhorn Elementary School
928 East Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6730
  • Total: 353
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 97
15 to 1 23 1st Grade 5th Grade
Franklin County Early Learning Village East
200 Laralan Ave
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-352-2595
  • Total: 604
  • Pre-k: 67
  • Kindergarten: 260
  • 1st grade: 277
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Hearn Elementary School
300 Copperleaf Blvd
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6760
  • Total: 324
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 84
15 to 1 22 1st Grade 5th Grade
Peaks Mill Elementary School
100 Peaks Mill Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8450
  • Total: 313
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 73
15 to 1 21 1st Grade 5th Grade
Westridge Elementary School
200 Pebblebrook Way
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8420
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 49
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Franklin County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bondurant Middle School
Bondurant Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8440
  • Total: 643
  • 6th grade: 216
  • 7th grade: 206
  • 8th grade: 221
17 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Elkhorn Middle School
1060 East Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6740
  • Total: 708
  • 6th grade: 243
  • 7th grade: 232
  • 8th grade: 233
20 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Franklin County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Franklin County High School
1100 East Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6750
  • Total: 994
  • 9th grade: 294
  • 10th grade: 270
  • 11th grade: 249
  • 12th grade: 181
17 to 1 57 9th Grade 12th Grade
Western Hills High School
100 Doctors Dr
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-875-8400
  • Total: 773
  • 9th grade: 226
  • 10th grade: 201
  • 11th grade: 160
  • 12th grade: 186
17 to 1 46 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Educational Development Center
1100 East Main St
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-695-6720
  • Total: 44
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 18
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade: 7
7 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,369
  • Median family income: $51,641
  • Median male income: $27,160
  • Median female income: $20,359
  • Median income of a renter: $25,816
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,810
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,170 2,005 2,745 3,235 1,515