Average Teacher Salary in Dorchester County Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Dorchester County Public Schools is $52,712.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,660 $18,850 $21,290 $26,180 $33,640 $46,920
Kindergarten $53,720 $37,080 $44,420 $51,460 $67,210 $77,050
Elementary $58,270 $41,950 $46,510 $55,680 $70,160 $81,320
Middle school $63,540 $39,490 $48,300 $62,490 $77,400 $93,960
High school $58,370 $38,900 $45,110 $55,780 $70,150 $85,000

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General Facts

  • Staff: 695
  • Full time teachers: 376
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 61
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 189
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 20
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 161
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,560

Financial Statistics for Dorchester County Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $23,048,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $28,882,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,034,000
  • Total revenue: $57,964,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $30,333,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $31,307,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,852,000
  • Expenditures per student: $446,000
  • Total expenditures: $57,709,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,549,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,633,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $707,000

Information on Schools within Dorchester County Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Dorchester County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Choptank Elementary School
1103 Mace's Ln
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-4950
  • Total: 260
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 34
10 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hurlock Elementary
301 Charles St
Hurlock, MD 21643
410-943-3303
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 59
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Maple Elementary
5225 Egypt Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-8577
  • Total: 384
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 45
12 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sandy Hill Elementary
1503 Glasgow St
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-7978
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 54
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 58
12 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Dorchester School
3485 Church Creek Rd
Church Creek, MD 21622
410-397-3434
  • Total: 183
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 16
12 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Vienna Elementary
4905 Ocean Gateway
Vienna, MD 21869
410-376-3151
  • Total: 172
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 15
  • 5th grade: 27
12 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Warwick Elementary
155 Main St
Secretary, MD 21664
410-943-8151
  • Total: 303
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 43
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dorchester County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Maces Lane Middle
1101 Maces Ln
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-2111
  • Total: 555
  • 6th grade: 213
  • 7th grade: 165
  • 8th grade: 177
14 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Dorchester Middle
5745 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643
410-943-3322
  • Total: 400
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 141
  • 8th grade: 121
13 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Dorchester School
3485 Church Creek Rd
Church Creek, MD 21622
410-397-3434
  • Total: 183
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 16
12 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dorchester County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cambridge-south Dorchester High
2475 Cambridge Bypass
Cambridge, MD 21613
410-228-9224
  • Total: 888
  • 9th grade: 284
  • 10th grade: 210
  • 11th grade: 214
  • 12th grade: 180
14 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Dorchester High
5875 Cloverdale Rd
Hurlock, MD 21643
410-943-4511
  • Total: 531
  • 9th grade: 165
  • 10th grade: 124
  • 11th grade: 125
  • 12th grade: 117
13 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,929
  • Median family income: $41,917
  • Median male income: $25,414
  • Median female income: $17,341
  • Median income of a renter: $20,946
  • Median income of a home owner: $40,982
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,285 1,765 1,975 1,865 690