Average Teacher Salary in Nelson County

The average teacher salary in Nelson County is $45,702.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,530 $14,920 $16,680 $19,410 $30,380 $41,550
Kindergarten $51,140 $35,360 $41,270 $51,660 $61,950 $68,180
Elementary $49,970 $34,590 $40,070 $49,740 $60,500 $67,970
Middle school $51,900 $35,360 $41,070 $51,250 $62,090 $69,510
High school $50,970 $33,940 $40,780 $51,330 $62,180 $69,790

How to Become a Teacher in Nelson County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 646
  • Full time teachers: 285
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 69
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 151
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 8
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 68
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,830

Financial Statistics for Nelson County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $13,600,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $26,612,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,168,000
  • Total revenue: $43,380,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $20,836,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,436,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,422,000
  • Expenditures per student: $316,000
  • Total expenditures: $46,355,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,416,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,479,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Nelson County

Elementary Schools within the Nelson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bloomfield Elementary School
360 Arnold Ln
Bloomfield, KY 40008
502-349-7211
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Boston School
130 Wilson Creek Rd
Boston, KY 40107
502-833-4644
  • Total: 315
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 44
17 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cox's Creek Elementary School
5635 Louisville Rd
Coxs Creek, KY 40013
502-349-7050
  • Total: 465
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 91
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Foster Heights Elementary School
211 East Muir Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7030
  • Total: 463
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 107
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Old Kentucky Home Intermediate
219 East Muir Ave
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7220
  • Total: 257
  • 4th grade: 134
  • 5th grade: 123
18 to 1 15 4th Grade 5th Grade
The New Haven School
489 High St
New Haven, KY 40051
502-349-7232
  • Total: 477
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 53
  • 8th grade: 36
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Nelson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bloomfield Middle School
96 Arnold Ln
Bloomfield, KY 40008
502-349-7201
  • Total: 402
  • 6th grade: 130
  • 7th grade: 148
  • 8th grade: 124
19 to 1 22 6th Grade 8th Grade
Boston School
130 Wilson Creek Rd
Boston, KY 40107
502-833-4644
  • Total: 315
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 44
17 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Old Kentucky Home Middle School
301 Wildcat Ln
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7040
  • Total: 422
  • 6th grade: 124
  • 7th grade: 162
  • 8th grade: 136
20 to 1 22 6th Grade 8th Grade
The New Haven School
489 High St
New Haven, KY 40051
502-349-7232
  • Total: 477
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 53
  • 8th grade: 36
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Nelson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Nelson County High School
1070 Bloomfield Rd
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7010
  • Total: 1,574
  • 9th grade: 404
  • 10th grade: 449
  • 11th grade: 347
  • 12th grade: 370
20 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Todd County Horizons Academy
304 Wildcat Ln
Bardstown, KY 40004
502-349-7045
  • Total: 57
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade: 13
19 to 1 3 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,247
  • Median family income: $45,544
  • Median male income: $28,848
  • Median female income: $17,164
  • Median income of a renter: $21,038
  • Median income of a home owner: $44,678
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,550 1,450 1,930 1,655 635