Average Teacher Salary in Kenton County

The average teacher salary in Kenton County is $45,068.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,770 $16,260 $18,660 $22,720 $27,890 $32,550
Kindergarten $45,320 $25,430 $30,530 $43,230 $59,030 $69,290
Elementary $51,120 $31,610 $39,090 $50,750 $63,330 $74,470
Middle school $50,500 $33,640 $39,450 $49,620 $61,340 $71,920
High school $54,630 $35,280 $43,160 $54,440 $67,350 $77,650

How to Become a Teacher in Kenton County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,725
  • Full time teachers: 792
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 258
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 433
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 177
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 13,907

Financial Statistics for Kenton County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $51,108,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $56,941,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,364,000
  • Total revenue: $114,413,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $58,663,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $65,691,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $19,675,000
  • Expenditures per student: $647,000
  • Total expenditures: $124,515,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $27,723,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,321,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $96,000

Information on Schools within Kenton County

Elementary Schools within the Kenton County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beechgrove Elementary School
1029 Bristow Rd
Independence, KY 41051
859-371-1636
  • Total: 724
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 115
18 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ft Wright Elementary School
501 Farrell Dr
Covington, KY 41011
859-331-7742
  • Total: 414
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 59
16 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
James A Caywood Elementary School
3300 Turkeyfoot Rd
Edgewood, KY 41017
859-341-7062
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 47
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 76
19 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kenton Elementary School
11246 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
859-356-3781
  • Total: 682
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 132
19 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Piner Elementary School
2845 Rich Rd
Morning View, KY 41063
859-356-2155
  • Total: 362
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 59
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
R C Hinsdale Elementary School
440 Dudley Rd
Edgewood, KY 41017
859-341-8226
  • Total: 695
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 104
19 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
River Ridge Elementary School
2772 Amsterdam Rd
Villa Hills, KY 41017
859-341-5260
  • Total: 923
  • Pre-k: 79
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 146
  • 2nd grade: 144
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 153
  • 5th grade: 123
15 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ryland Heights Elementary School
3845 Stewaroute Dr
Covington, KY 41015
859-356-9270
  • Total: 506
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 73
17 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Summit View Elementary School
5006 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
859-363-4700
  • Total: 807
  • Pre-k: 91
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 107
18 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Taylor Mill Elementary School
5907 Taylor Mill Rd
Covington, KY 41015
859-356-2566
  • Total: 660
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 88
19 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
White's Tower Elementary School
2977 Harris Pk
Independence, KY 41051
859-356-9668
  • Total: 469
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 72
19 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Kenton County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Summit View Middle School
5002 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
859-363-4800
  • Total: 659
  • 6th grade: 203
  • 7th grade: 203
  • 8th grade: 253
17 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Turkey Foot Middle School
3230 Turkeyfoot Rd
Edgewood, KY 41017
859-341-0216
  • Total: 788
  • 6th grade: 284
  • 7th grade: 246
  • 8th grade: 258
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Twenhofel Middle School
11846 Taylor Mill Rd
Independence, KY 41051
859-356-5559
  • Total: 851
  • 6th grade: 283
  • 7th grade: 280
  • 8th grade: 288
18 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Woodland Middle School
5399 Old Taylor Mill Rd
Taylor Mill, KY 41015
859-356-7300
  • Total: 706
  • 6th grade: 264
  • 7th grade: 206
  • 8th grade: 236
17 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Kenton County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dixie Heights High School
3010 Dixie Hwy
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017
859-341-7650
  • Total: 1,354
  • 9th grade: 403
  • 10th grade: 365
  • 11th grade: 319
  • 12th grade: 265
20 to 1 66 9th Grade 12th Grade
Scott High School
5400 Old Taylor Mill Rd
Taylor Mill, KY 41015
859-356-3146
  • Total: 1,066
  • 9th grade: 334
  • 10th grade: 269
  • 11th grade: 255
  • 12th grade: 203
18 to 1 59 9th Grade 12th Grade
Simon Kenton High School
11132 Madison Pk
Independence, KY 41051
859-960-0100
  • Total: 1,558
  • 9th grade: 449
  • 10th grade: 418
  • 11th grade: 329
  • 12th grade: 357
20 to 1 80 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Northern Ky Youth Dev Center Alternative School
675 Eads Rd
Crittenden, KY 41030
859-356-3172
  • Total: 27
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 1
7 to 1 4 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northkey Com Care Intensive Services
502 Farrell Dr
Fort Wright, KY 41011
859-331-1900
  • Total: 17
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 1
9 to 1 2 2nd Grade 10th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $24,649
  • Median family income: $60,974
  • Median male income: $35,537
  • Median female income: $21,131
  • Median income of a renter: $31,774
  • Median income of a home owner: $60,553
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,365 3,220 5,940 7,815 4,425