Average Teacher Salary in Perry County

The average teacher salary in Perry 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

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General Facts

  • Staff: 763
  • Full time teachers: 300
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 109
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 91
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 8
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 62
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,352

Financial Statistics for Perry County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $7,390,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,571,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,644,000
  • Total revenue: $42,605,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,747,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $24,610,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,590,000
  • Expenditures per student: $650,000
  • Total expenditures: $42,457,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $9,380,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,948,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,000

Information on Schools within Perry County

Elementary Schools within the Perry County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
A B Combs Elementary School
641 Hwy 80 West
Combs, KY 41729
606-436-4932
  • Total: 482
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 94
15 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Big Creek Elementary School
47 Big Creek Rd
Avawam, KY 41701
606-436-5632
  • Total: 170
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 14
16 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Buckhorn Elementary School
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
606-398-6265
  • Total: 185
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 11
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 19
15 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Chavies Elementary School
250 Chavies School Rd
Chavies, KY 41727
606-436-5101
  • Total: 249
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 15
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 39
13 to 1 20 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Dennis C Wooton Elementary School
41 Runway Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
606-436-3423
  • Total: 474
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 46
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Leatherwood Elementary School
7777 Ky Hwy 699
Leatherwood, KY 41731
606-675-4431
  • Total: 221
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 25
16 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Lost Creek Elementary School
3134 16 Mile Creek Rd
Dice, KY 41736
606-436-3055
  • Total: 101
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 11
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 12
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 12
13 to 1 8 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Robert W Combs Elementary School
9165 Hwy 15 South
Happy, KY 41746
606-476-2518
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 48
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Robinson Elementary School
3311 Pigeon Roost Rd
Ary, KY 41712
606-378-7761
  • Total: 266
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 23
17 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Viper Elementary School
20 Eddington Ln
Viper, KY 41774
606-436-3837
  • Total: 294
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 35
17 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Willard Elementary School
625 Big Willard Rd
Busy, KY 41723
606-436-6807
  • Total: 293
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 26
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Perry County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
A B Combs Elementary School
641 Hwy 80 West
Combs, KY 41729
606-436-4932
  • Total: 482
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 94
15 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Big Creek Elementary School
47 Big Creek Rd
Avawam, KY 41701
606-436-5632
  • Total: 170
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 14
16 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Buckhorn Elementary School
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
606-398-6265
  • Total: 185
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 11
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 19
15 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Chavies Elementary School
250 Chavies School Rd
Chavies, KY 41727
606-436-5101
  • Total: 249
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 15
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 39
13 to 1 20 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Leatherwood Elementary School
7777 Ky Hwy 699
Leatherwood, KY 41731
606-675-4431
  • Total: 221
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 25
16 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Lost Creek Elementary School
3134 16 Mile Creek Rd
Dice, KY 41736
606-436-3055
  • Total: 101
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 11
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 12
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 12
13 to 1 8 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Robert W Combs Elementary School
9165 Hwy 15 South
Happy, KY 41746
606-476-2518
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 48
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Robinson Elementary School
3311 Pigeon Roost Rd
Ary, KY 41712
606-378-7761
  • Total: 266
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 23
17 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Viper Elementary School
20 Eddington Ln
Viper, KY 41774
606-436-3837
  • Total: 294
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 35
17 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Willard Elementary School
625 Big Willard Rd
Busy, KY 41723
606-436-6807
  • Total: 293
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 39
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 26
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Perry County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buckhorn High School
18392 Ky Hwy 28
Buckhorn, KY 41721
606-398-7176
  • Total: 202
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 51
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade: 47
9 to 1 23 9th Grade 12th Grade
Perry County Central High School
305 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701
606-439-5888
  • Total: 1,004
  • 9th grade: 290
  • 10th grade: 247
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade: 208
16 to 1 64 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $11,992
  • Median family income: $26,935
  • Median male income: $23,891
  • Median female income: $12,951
  • Median income of a renter: $11,528
  • Median income of a home owner: $25,542
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,405 1,525 1,370 730 265