Average Teacher Salary in Kentwood Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Kentwood Public Schools is $47,172.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,430 $18,690 $23,790 $38,680 $46,730 $52,980
Kindergarten $48,380 $28,780 $36,350 $48,930 $60,130 $68,090
Elementary $48,670 $32,710 $38,240 $45,360 $59,800 $72,400
Middle school $51,630 $33,900 $39,900 $47,790 $65,330 $73,480
High school $50,750 $32,570 $39,640 $47,920 $63,010 $74,110

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,124
  • Full time teachers: 504
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 17 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 173
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 157
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 14
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 257
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,774

Financial Statistics for Kentwood Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $48,140,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $48,988,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,604,000
  • Total revenue: $100,732,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $52,055,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $46,182,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $21,993,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,228,000
  • Total expenditures: $105,332,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $24,069,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,154,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Kentwood Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Kentwood Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bowen Elementary
4483 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Kentwood, MI 49508
616-455-5220
  • Total: 302
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 41
18 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Brookwood Elementary
5465 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-455-0030
  • Total: 329
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 55
19 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Challenger Elementary
2475 52nd St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-698-2524
  • Total: 312
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 44
19 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Discovery Elementary
2461 60th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-871-1080
  • Total: 444
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 71
20 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Endeavor Elementary
5757 East Paris Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-554-5241
  • Total: 424
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 64
19 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Explorer Elementary
2307 68th St SE
Caledonia, MI 49316
616-554-0302
  • Total: 451
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 66
18 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Glenwood Elementary
912 Silverleaf St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-455-2510
  • Total: 341
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 51
21 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hamilton Elementary
3303 Breton Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-245-2203
  • Total: 243
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 42
13 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meadowlawn Elementary
4939 Burgis Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-534-4608
  • Total: 348
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 53
20 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Southwood Elementary
630 66th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616-455-7230
  • Total: 323
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 51
16 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Townline Elementary
100 60th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616-538-4120
  • Total: 298
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 36
18 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Kentwood Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crestwood Middle School
2674 44th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-455-1200
  • Total: 637
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 213
17 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pinewood Middle School
2100 60th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-455-1224
  • Total: 840
  • 6th grade: 259
  • 7th grade: 271
  • 8th grade: 310
20 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Valleywood Middle School
1110 50th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-538-7670
  • Total: 484
  • 6th grade: 168
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 147
15 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Kentwood Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Kentwood Freshman Campus
6170 Valley Ln Dr SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-698-9292
  • Total: 769
  • 9th grade: 769
18 to 1 42 9th Grade 9th Grade
East Kentwood High School
6230 Kalamazoo Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49508
616-698-6700
  • Total: 1,850
  • 10th grade: 692
  • 11th grade: 608
  • 12th grade: 549
17 to 1 108 10th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Kentwood Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crossroads Alternative High School
28 60th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
616-261-6166
  • Total: 250
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 90
  • 11th grade: 49
  • 12th grade: 31
19 to 1 13 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wedgwood Campus
3300 36th St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
616-831-5609
  • Total: 129
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 11
  • 8th grade: 11
  • 9th grade: 26
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade: 8
7 to 1 20 3rd Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,536
  • Median family income: $53,620
  • Median male income: $33,087
  • Median female income: $20,704
  • Median income of a renter: $33,178
  • Median income of a home owner: $53,479
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,090 2,375 3,455 4,135 2,000