Average Teacher Salary in St. Mary's County Public Schools

The average teacher salary in St. Mary's County Public Schools is $48,316.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $38,580 $20,690 $24,790 $32,820 $52,530 $64,190
Elementary $51,620 $35,180 $42,250 $50,070 $62,850 $73,480
High school $54,750 $32,440 $44,120 $51,900 $70,750 $80,950

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,984
  • Full time teachers: 1,021
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 242
  • Instructional Coordinators: 12
  • Elementary Teachers: 538
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 60
  • Pre-K Teachers: 18
  • High School Teachers: 406
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 16,752

Information on Schools within St. Mary's County Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the St. Mary's County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Banneker Elementary
27180 Point Lookout Rd
Loveville, MD 20656
301-475-0260
  • Total: 686
  • Pre-k: 71
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 117
14 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chesapeake Charter School
20945 Great Mills Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-9585
  • Total: 212
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 19
15 to 1 14 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Dynard Elementary
23510 Bushwood Rd
Chaptico, MD 20621
301-769-4804
  • Total: 480
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 61
18 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Green Holly Elementary School
46060 Millstone Landing Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-4064
  • Total: 515
  • Pre-k: 112
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 59
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Greenview Knolls Elementary
45711 Military Ln
Great Mills, MD 20634
301-863-4095
  • Total: 492
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 86
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hollywood Elementary
44345 Joy Chapel Rd
Hollywood, MD 20636
301-373-4350
  • Total: 594
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 97
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Leonardtown Elementary
22885 Duke St
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-0250
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 93
17 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lettie Marshall Dent Elementary
37840 New Market Turner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-472-4500
  • Total: 596
  • Pre-k: 71
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 87
18 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lexington Park Elementary
46763 Shangri La Dr
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-4085
  • Total: 503
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 99
17 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mechanicsville Elementary
28585 Three Notch Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-472-4800
  • Total: 348
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 118
17 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Oakville Elementary
26410 Three Notch Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-373-4365
  • Total: 439
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 65
18 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Park Hall Elementary
20343 Hermanville Rd
Park Hall, MD 20667
301-863-4054
  • Total: 563
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 76
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Piney Point Elementary
44550 Tall Timbers Rd
Tall Timbers, MD 20690
301-994-2205
  • Total: 565
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 77
18 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ridge Elementary
49430 Airedale Rd
Ridge, MD 20680
301-872-0200
  • Total: 249
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 38
14 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Town Creek Elementary
45805 Dent Dr
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-4044
  • Total: 240
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 47
14 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
White Marsh Elementary
29090 Thompson Corner Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659
301-472-4600
  • Total: 256
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 38
17 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the St. Mary's County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Esperanza Middle
22790 Maplacee Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-4016
  • Total: 853
  • 6th grade: 270
  • 7th grade: 282
  • 8th grade: 301
15 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Leonardtown Middle
24015 Point Lookout Rd
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-0230
  • Total: 959
  • 6th grade: 307
  • 7th grade: 319
  • 8th grade: 333
15 to 1 64 6th Grade 8th Grade
Margaret Brent Middle
29675 Point Lookout Rd
Helen, MD 20635
301-884-4635
  • Total: 948
  • 6th grade: 314
  • 7th grade: 317
  • 8th grade: 317
17 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Spring Ridge Middle
19856 Three Notch Rd
Lexington Park, MD 20653
301-863-4031
  • Total: 879
  • 6th grade: 325
  • 7th grade: 312
  • 8th grade: 242
15 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the St. Mary's County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chopticon High
25390 Colton Point Rd
Morganza, MD 20660
301-475-0215
  • Total: 1,616
  • 9th grade: 473
  • 10th grade: 374
  • 11th grade: 405
  • 12th grade: 364
21 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Great Mills High
21130 Great Mills Rd
Great Mills, MD 20634
301-863-4001
  • Total: 1,767
  • 9th grade: 617
  • 10th grade: 436
  • 11th grade: 375
  • 12th grade: 339
20 to 1 87 9th Grade 12th Grade
Leonardtown High
23995 Point Lookout Rd
Leonardtown, MD 20650
301-475-0200
  • Total: 1,925
  • 9th grade: 552
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 416
  • 12th grade: 487
21 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the St. Mary's County Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
George Washington Carver Elementary
46155 Carver School Blvd
Great Mills, MD 20634
301-863-4076
  • Total: 480
  • Pre-k: 90
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,662
  • Median family income: $61,397
  • Median male income: $36,270
  • Median female income: $21,593
  • Median income of a renter: $34,522
  • Median income of a home owner: $63,540
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,785 3,155 5,005 7,755 3,885