Average Teacher Salary in Dowagiac Union School District

The average teacher salary in Dowagiac Union School District is $43,137.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,150 $17,612 $20,891 $26,387 $33,930 $41,675
Kindergarten $43,210 $30,188 $35,811 $41,697 $51,885 $60,400
Elementary $48,225 $33,655 $38,581 $47,875 $58,352 $65,170
Middle school $49,551 $34,660 $39,041 $49,134 $59,588 $66,625
High school $46,552 $26,235 $37,024 $47,381 $57,752 $63,697

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General Facts

  • Staff: 258
  • Full time teachers: 138
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 20 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 27
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 50
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 6
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 61
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,543

Financial Statistics for Dowagiac Union School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,467,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,918,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,851,000
  • Total revenue: $24,236,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $13,539,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $12,665,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,987,000
  • Expenditures per student: $32,000
  • Total expenditures: $24,066,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,492,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $757,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $295,000

Information on Schools within Dowagiac Union School District

Elementary Schools within the Dowagiac Union School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Justus Gage Elementary School
301 Oak St
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4460
  • Total: 328
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 1
17 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kincheloe Elementary School
25121 Gage St
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4464
  • Total: 304
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 56
20 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Patrick Hamilton Elementary
614 Spruce St
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4450
  • Total: 324
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 51
18 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sister Lakes Elementary School
68079 M 152
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
269-424-3101
  • Total: 251
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 48
14 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dowagiac Union School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dowagiac Middle School
57072 Riverside Dr
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4440
  • Total: 603
  • 6th grade: 195
  • 7th grade: 210
  • 8th grade: 198
20 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade

Other Schools within the Dowagiac Union School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Pathfinders Alternative Education
501 North Paul St
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4470
  • Total: 74
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 6
37 to 1 2 9th Grade 12th Grade
Union High School
701 West Prairie Ronde St
Dowagiac, MI 49047
269-782-4420
  • Total: 659
  • 9th grade: 206
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 152
  • 12th grade: 151
18 to 1 36 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,776
  • Median family income: $42,448
  • Median male income: $27,258
  • Median female income: $15,965
  • Median income of a renter: $25,197
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,706
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    975 1,015 1,080 815 340