Average Teacher Salary in Shelby County

The average teacher salary in Shelby 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 Shelby County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 872
  • Full time teachers: 413
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 102
  • Instructional Coordinators: 27
  • Elementary Teachers: 143
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 24
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 78
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,496

Financial Statistics for Shelby County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $24,000,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $30,764,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,815,000
  • Total revenue: $58,579,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $29,460,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $32,207,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,814,000
  • Expenditures per student: $339,000
  • Total expenditures: $54,292,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $14,701,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,442,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $3,000

Information on Schools within Shelby County

Elementary Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clear Creek Elementary
279 Chapel Hill Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-3452
  • Total: 603
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Heritage Elementary School
8300 Frankforoute Rd
Waddy, KY 40076
502-829-5242
  • Total: 551
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 71
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Painted Stone Elementary
150 Warriors Way
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-647-4505
  • Total: 493
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 74
14 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Shelby County Preschool Center
150 Warriors Way
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-5123
  • Total: 154
  • Pre-k: 154
27 to 1 6 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Simpsonville Elementary School
6725 Shelbyville Rd
Simpsonville, KY 40067
502-722-8855
  • Total: 637
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 101
18 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Southside Elementary School
728 Ginkgo Dr
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-4460
  • Total: 287
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 80
13 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wright Elementary School
500 Rocket Ln
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-5222
  • Total: 486
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 68
15 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Shelby County East Middle School
600 Rocket Ln
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-1478
  • Total: 673
  • 6th grade: 223
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 229
16 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Shelby County West Middle School
100 Warriors Way
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-4869
  • Total: 793
  • 6th grade: 260
  • 7th grade: 279
  • 8th grade: 254
17 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Shelby County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Shelby County High School
1701 Frankforoute Rd
Shelbyville, KY 40065
502-633-2344
  • Total: 1,763
  • 9th grade: 484
  • 10th grade: 478
  • 11th grade: 451
  • 12th grade: 350
19 to 1 93 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Shelby County Education Center - Cropper
8472 Cropper Rd
Pleasureville, KY 40057
502-461-7540
  • Total: 56
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 5
7 to 1 8 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,195
  • Median family income: $52,764
  • Median male income: $29,028
  • Median female income: $18,862
  • Median income of a renter: $26,216
  • Median income of a home owner: $53,698
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,665 1,555 2,030 2,770 1,130