Average Teacher Salary in Benton Harbor Area Schools

The average teacher salary in Benton Harbor Area Schools is $46,042.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,970 $17,990 $21,440 $34,230 $53,730 $60,430
Kindergarten $41,230 $26,820 $34,560 $39,220 $51,140 $57,700
Elementary $49,040 $34,350 $39,550 $48,030 $58,790 $67,510
Middle school $52,980 $36,100 $39,950 $50,540 $63,600 $75,360
High school $49,990 $35,210 $40,830 $49,970 $58,670 $65,600

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General Facts

  • Staff: 556
  • Full time teachers: 246
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 72
  • Instructional Coordinators: 13
  • Elementary Teachers: 76
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 17
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 103
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,539

Financial Statistics for Benton Harbor Area Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $11,518,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $24,937,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,659,000
  • Total revenue: $45,114,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $24,891,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $24,524,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $12,379,000
  • Expenditures per student: $220,000
  • Total expenditures: $49,930,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $8,851,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,456,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $463,000

Information on Schools within Benton Harbor Area Schools

Elementary Schools within the Benton Harbor Area Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Boynton Montessori Program
1700 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1800
  • Total: 212
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 20
24 to 1 9 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Calvin Britain Elementary School
209 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2000
  • Total: 234
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 36
16 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Creative Arts/gifted And Talented Academy
1995 Union St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1900
  • Total: 220
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 25
13 to 1 17 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Fair Plain Northeast Elementary School
400 Donald Adkins Dr
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2100
  • Total: 153
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 30
17 to 1 9 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fair Plain West Elementary School
1901 Fairplaceain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2200
  • Total: 262
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 48
19 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mccord Elementary School
465 South Mccord St
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1600
  • Total: 238
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 31
16 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Morton Elementary School
267 North Hull Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2500
  • Total: 252
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 36
15 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sorter Elementary School
1421 Pipestone Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2600
  • Total: 196
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 24
15 to 1 13 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Benton Harbor Area Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Fair Plain Renaissance Middle School
120 East Napier Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1400
  • Total: 381
  • 6th grade: 131
  • 7th grade: 132
  • 8th grade: 118
16 to 1 24 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hull Middle School
1716 Territorial Rd
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1500
  • Total: 321
  • 6th grade: 72
  • 7th grade: 133
  • 8th grade: 116
12 to 1 28 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Benton Harbor Area Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benton Harbor High School
870 Colfax Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1200
  • Total: 748
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 229
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade: 207
15 to 1 50 10th Grade 12th Grade
Mlk Freshman Academy
750 East Britain Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-2400
  • Total: 216
  • 9th grade: 216
10 to 1 21 9th Grade 9th Grade

Other Schools within the Benton Harbor Area Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Fair Plain Northwest Learning Academy
1452 Learning Ln
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-605-1700
  • Total: 106
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 61
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 5
18 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,924
  • Median family income: $29,902
  • Median male income: $25,580
  • Median female income: $15,284
  • Median income of a renter: $14,636
  • Median income of a home owner: $35,897
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,620 1,630 1,510 1,310 420