Average Teacher Salary in Knox County

The average teacher salary in Knox County is $43,296.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,470 $15,970 $19,066 $29,530 $42,010 $51,263
Kindergarten $43,473 $22,490 $38,256 $45,750 $51,646 $57,003
Elementary $46,753 $35,396 $41,000 $47,293 $53,096 $58,386
Middle school $46,883 $35,303 $40,830 $47,240 $53,353 $59,023
High school $47,903 $35,283 $41,200 $48,186 $54,936 $61,000

How to Become a Teacher in Knox County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 783
  • Full time teachers: 341
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 101
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 145
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 61
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,837

Financial Statistics for Knox County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,061,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $32,509,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,271,000
  • Total revenue: $46,841,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $26,052,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $26,296,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,932,000
  • Expenditures per student: $697,000
  • Total expenditures: $46,911,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,468,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,653,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $3,000

Information on Schools within Knox County

Elementary Schools within the Knox County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Elementary School
1000 Ky 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-3496
  • Total: 370
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 59
12 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Dewitt Elementary School
Hwy 223
Dewitt, KY 40930
606-542-4274
  • Total: 210
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 23
12 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Flat Lick Elementary School
110 Kentucky 3085
Flat Lick, KY 40935
606-542-4712
  • Total: 224
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 30
  • 6th grade: 30
12 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Girdler Elementary School
Hwy 11 North
Girdler, KY 40943
606-546-4859
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 55
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hampton Elementary School
60 Ky 3441
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-4169
  • Total: 425
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 52
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Jesse D Lay Elementary School
220 North Allison Ave
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-6524
  • Total: 434
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 50
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
West Knox County Elementary School
366 North Ky 830
Corbin, KY 40701
606-523-1814
  • Total: 633
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 72
15 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Knox County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Knox County Middle School
311 North Main St
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-545-5267
  • Total: 543
  • 7th grade: 268
  • 8th grade: 275
13 to 1 43 7th Grade 8th Grade
Lynn Camp High School
100 North Ky 830
Corbin, KY 40701
606-528-5429
  • Total: 518
  • 7th grade: 107
  • 8th grade: 84
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 85
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade: 68
13 to 1 39 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Knox County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Knox Central High School
100 Panther Way
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-546-9253
  • Total: 997
  • 9th grade: 285
  • 10th grade: 280
  • 11th grade: 226
  • 12th grade: 206
18 to 1 55 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lynn Camp High School
100 North Ky 830
Corbin, KY 40701
606-528-5429
  • Total: 518
  • 7th grade: 107
  • 8th grade: 84
  • 9th grade: 113
  • 10th grade: 85
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade: 68
13 to 1 39 7th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Knox Appalachian School
1909 Ky Hwy 3439
Barbourville, KY 40906
606-545-7068
  • Total: 40
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 3
8 to 1 5 5th Grade 11th Grade
Knox County Learning Academy Alternative School
56 Academy Rd
Corbin, KY 40701
606-528-9918
  • Total: 45
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade: 12
9 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $10,547
  • Median family income: $22,969
  • Median male income: $19,876
  • Median female income: $11,787
  • Median income of a renter: $12,247
  • Median income of a home owner: $21,720
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,195 1,795 915 720 220