Average Teacher Salary in Traverse City Area Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Traverse City Area Public Schools is $44,747.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,350 $17,099 $19,397 $27,442 $33,875 $40,368
Kindergarten $42,782 $30,104 $34,900 $41,847 $50,043 $58,783
Elementary $51,861 $33,528 $40,202 $51,219 $64,997 $74,004
Middle school $53,351 $34,220 $44,624 $54,302 $63,620 $71,865
High school $47,394 $30,705 $37,067 $46,832 $57,097 $66,901

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,335
  • Full time teachers: 545
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 117
  • Instructional Coordinators: 36
  • Elementary Teachers: 195
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 20
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 262
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,859

Financial Statistics for Traverse City Area Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $54,542,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $48,438,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,324,000
  • Total revenue: $107,304,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $52,176,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $52,750,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $24,699,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,996,000
  • Total expenditures: $103,078,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $26,277,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,588,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $278,000

Information on Schools within Traverse City Area Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Traverse City Area Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Blair Elementary School
1625 Sawyer Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-5700
  • Total: 310
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 41
17 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cherry Knoll Elementary School
1800 North Three Mile Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-8940
  • Total: 319
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 56
19 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Courtade Elementary School
1111 Rasho Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-5800
  • Total: 394
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 59
17 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eastern Elementary School
1600 Eastern Ave
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-1660
  • Total: 265
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 50
19 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Interlochen Elementary School
3113 M 137
Interlochen, MI 49643
231-933-5920
  • Total: 297
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 43
14 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Long Lake Elementary School
7738 North Long Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-7800
  • Total: 305
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
19 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Old Mission Peninsula School
2735 Island View Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-7420
  • Total: 194
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 36
20 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Silver Lake Elementary School
5858 Culver Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-5760
  • Total: 283
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 1
18 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tcaps Montessori School
301 West 7th St
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-5608
  • Total: 328
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 10
19 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Traverse Heights Elementary School
933 Rose St
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-6500
  • Total: 282
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 41
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Westwoods Elementary School
1500 Fisher Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-7970
  • Total: 348
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 56
19 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Willow Hill Elementary School
1250 Hill St
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-8540
  • Total: 411
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 82
19 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Traverse City Area Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Middle School
1042 South Mill St
Plymouth, MI 48170
734-416-4950
  • Total: 760
  • 6th grade: 307
  • 7th grade: 298
  • 8th grade: 350
  • 9th grade: 1
22 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Traverse City High School
3962 North Three Mile Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-5860
  • Total: 151
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 95
19 to 1 8 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Middle School
44401 West Ann Arbor Trl
Plymouth, MI 48170
734-416-7550
  • Total: 854
  • 6th grade: 400
  • 7th grade: 396
  • 8th grade: 416
  • 9th grade: 2
21 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Traverse City Area Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Traverse City High School
3962 North Three Mile Rd
Traverse City, MI 49686
231-933-5860
  • Total: 151
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 95
19 to 1 8 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Senior High
5376 North Long Lake Rd
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-7500
  • Total: 1,859
  • 9th grade: 446
  • 10th grade: 435
  • 11th grade: 487
  • 12th grade: 491
20 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Traverse City Area Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Grade School
301 West 7th St
Traverse City, MI 49684
231-933-5600
  • Total: 580
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 116
19 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Central High School
2425 Tuxedo St
Detroit, MI 48206
313-252-3000
  • Total: 919
  • 9th grade: 385
  • 10th grade: 387
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade: 421
16 to 1 57 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,017
  • Median family income: $52,125
  • Median male income: $28,694
  • Median female income: $17,575
  • Median income of a renter: $29,744
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,386
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,840 3,640 5,075 5,070 2,820