Average Teacher Salary in Russell County

The average teacher salary in Russell County is $43,144.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $32,090 $14,910 $17,020 $30,040 $45,180 $53,400
Kindergarten $42,450 $16,460 $37,170 $45,320 $51,620 $57,290
Elementary $46,540 $35,100 $40,400 $46,940 $53,080 $58,500
Middle school $46,770 $35,510 $40,540 $46,890 $53,120 $59,060
High school $47,870 $35,320 $40,980 $47,940 $54,990 $61,390

How to Become a Teacher in Russell County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 508
  • Full time teachers: 214
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 77
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 70
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 45
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,009

Financial Statistics for Russell County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $7,087,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $18,899,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,792,000
  • Total revenue: $29,778,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,699,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $17,292,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,191,000
  • Expenditures per student: $366,000
  • Total expenditures: $33,136,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,624,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,700,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $205,000

Information on Schools within Russell County

Elementary Schools within the Russell County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jamestown Elementary School
342 South Main St
Jamestown, KY 42629
270-343-3966
  • Total: 475
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 63
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Russell Springs Elementary School
1554 North Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
270-866-3587
  • Total: 698
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 90
15 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Salem Elementary School
1409 South Hwy 76
Russell Springs, KY 42642
270-866-6197
  • Total: 359
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 46
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Union Chapel Elementary School
1085 Hwy 1058
Jamestown, KY 42629
270-343-4666
  • Total: 181
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 16
  • 6th grade: 32
12 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Russell County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Russell County Middle School
2258 South Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
270-866-2224
  • Total: 449
  • 7th grade: 227
  • 8th grade: 222
15 to 1 30 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Russell County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Russell County High School
2166 South Hwy 127
Russell Springs, KY 42642
270-866-3341
  • Total: 847
  • 9th grade: 207
  • 10th grade: 204
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade: 202
17 to 1 51 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,183
  • Median family income: $27,803
  • Median male income: $20,276
  • Median female income: $11,961
  • Median income of a renter: $14,010
  • Median income of a home owner: $25,216
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,105 1,265 840 405 225