Average Teacher Salary in Laurel County

The average teacher salary in Laurel County is $43,174.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,966 $15,122 $17,429 $29,938 $44,546 $52,972
Kindergarten $42,654 $17,666 $37,387 $45,406 $51,625 $57,232
Elementary $46,582 $35,159 $40,520 $47,010 $53,083 $58,477
Middle school $46,792 $35,468 $40,598 $46,960 $53,166 $59,052
High school $47,876 $35,312 $41,024 $47,989 $54,979 $61,312

How to Become a Teacher in Laurel County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,322
  • Full time teachers: 541
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 212
  • Instructional Coordinators: 21
  • Elementary Teachers: 173
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 125
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,253

Financial Statistics for Laurel County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $18,660,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $50,560,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,683,000
  • Total revenue: $78,903,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $39,671,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $41,591,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,587,000
  • Expenditures per student: $866,000
  • Total expenditures: $95,484,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $19,193,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,874,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Laurel County

Elementary Schools within the Laurel County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bush Elementary School
1832 East Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-4618
  • Total: 445
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 70
20 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Camp Ground Elementary School
6800 Barbourville Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-4625
  • Total: 357
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 45
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cold Hill Elementary School
4012 West Laurel Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-4632
  • Total: 295
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 50
17 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Colony Elementary School
3656 Somerset Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-4639
  • Total: 404
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 72
18 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hazel Green Elementary School
2515 Hwy 1394
East Bernstadt, KY 40729
606-862-4647
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 54
17 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hunter Hills Elementary School
8325 South Us 25
Corbin, KY 40701
606-862-4655
  • Total: 636
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 89
17 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Johnson Elementary School
1781 Mcwhorter Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-4664
  • Total: 306
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 64
19 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Keavy Elementary School
598 West Hwy 312
Keavy, KY 40737
606-862-4672
  • Total: 300
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 49
18 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
London Elementary School
600 North Main St
London, KY 40741
606-862-4679
  • Total: 616
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 108
19 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sublimity Elementary School
900 Sublimity School Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-4692
  • Total: 342
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 61
19 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wyan-pine Grove Elementary
2330 Keavy Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-5400
  • Total: 463
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 85
20 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Laurel County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North Laurel Middle School
101 Johnson Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-4715
  • Total: 983
  • 6th grade: 320
  • 7th grade: 301
  • 8th grade: 362
18 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Laurel Middle School
223 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-4745
  • Total: 1,091
  • 6th grade: 364
  • 7th grade: 347
  • 8th grade: 380
19 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Laurel County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
North Laurel High School
1300 East Hal Rogers Parkway
London, KY 40741
606-862-4699
  • Total: 1,329
  • 9th grade: 410
  • 10th grade: 355
  • 11th grade: 313
  • 12th grade: 250
19 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Laurel High School
201 South Laurel Rd
London, KY 40744
606-862-4727
  • Total: 1,309
  • 9th grade: 392
  • 10th grade: 335
  • 11th grade: 306
  • 12th grade: 274
19 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Laurel Day Treatment Center
65 Marydell Rd
London, KY 40741
606-862-6605
  • Total: 33
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 3
11 to 1 3 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,237
  • Median family income: $31,407
  • Median male income: $22,727
  • Median female income: $12,942
  • Median income of a renter: $17,145
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,395
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,870 3,625 2,780 2,040 725