Average Teacher Salary in Letcher County

The average teacher salary in Letcher County is $43,602.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,230 $18,090 $23,160 $28,510 $35,670 $46,990
Kindergarten $45,520 $34,550 $40,430 $46,610 $51,700 $56,430
Elementary $47,180 $35,990 $42,200 $48,000 $53,130 $58,160
Middle school $47,110 $34,890 $41,410 $47,940 $53,820 $58,950
High school $47,970 $35,210 $41,640 $48,680 $54,830 $60,220

How to Become a Teacher in Letcher County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 556
  • Full time teachers: 225
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 68
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 110
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 2
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 47
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,284

Financial Statistics for Letcher County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,616,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,114,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,924,000
  • Total revenue: $34,654,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $17,200,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $19,413,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,179,000
  • Expenditures per student: $415,000
  • Total expenditures: $36,219,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $7,927,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,914,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $41,000

Information on Schools within Letcher County

Elementary Schools within the Letcher County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arlie Boggs Elementary School
1099 Hwy 806
Eolia, KY 40826
606-633-4654
  • Total: 135
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 14
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 13
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 19
  • 8th grade: 20
12 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Beckham Bates Elementary School
6868 Hwy 7 North
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-7812
  • Total: 191
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 22
12 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cowan Elementary School
3125 Hwy 931 South
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-7195
  • Total: 441
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 43
16 to 1 27 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Fleming Neon Elementary School
50 2nd St
Fleming Neon, KY 41840
606-855-7864
  • Total: 217
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 28
14 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Letcher Elementary School
160 Lhs Dr
Blackey, KY 41804
606-633-2524
  • Total: 304
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 34
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School
55 Kona Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-855-7544
  • Total: 375
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 41
15 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
West Whitesburg Elementary School
330 Park St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-9538
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 60
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Letcher County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arlie Boggs Elementary School
1099 Hwy 806
Eolia, KY 40826
606-633-4654
  • Total: 135
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 14
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 13
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 19
  • 8th grade: 20
12 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Beckham Bates Elementary School
6868 Hwy 7 North
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-7812
  • Total: 191
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 18
  • 8th grade: 22
12 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cowan Elementary School
3125 Hwy 931 South
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-7195
  • Total: 441
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 43
16 to 1 27 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Fleming Neon Elementary School
50 2nd St
Fleming Neon, KY 41840
606-855-7864
  • Total: 217
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 28
14 to 1 16 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Letcher Elementary School
160 Lhs Dr
Blackey, KY 41804
606-633-2524
  • Total: 304
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 34
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Martha Jane Potter Elementary School
55 Kona Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-855-7544
  • Total: 375
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 41
15 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Whitesburg Middle School
366 Park St
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-2761
  • Total: 236
  • 6th grade: 68
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 87
17 to 1 14 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Letcher County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Letcher County Central High School
435 Cougar Dr
Whitesburg, KY 41858
606-633-2339
  • Total: 943
  • 9th grade: 272
  • 10th grade: 249
  • 11th grade: 205
  • 12th grade: 217
16 to 1 60 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $12,127
  • Median family income: $25,000
  • Median male income: $23,158
  • Median female income: $11,716
  • Median income of a renter: $12,783
  • Median income of a home owner: $23,533
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,240 1,155 1,165 750 160