Average Teacher Salary in Waterford School District

The average teacher salary in Waterford School District is $53,129.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,133 $19,067 $25,180 $30,526 $41,169 $55,185
Kindergarten $55,067 $30,481 $39,518 $55,430 $72,140 $80,184
Elementary $58,658 $35,118 $43,129 $57,913 $74,706 $86,502
Middle school $60,500 $36,932 $43,945 $62,277 $75,494 $89,398
High school $57,289 $31,630 $41,590 $57,696 $74,086 $85,403

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,489
  • Full time teachers: 654
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 78
  • Instructional Coordinators: 22
  • Elementary Teachers: 206
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 40
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 259
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,952

Financial Statistics for Waterford School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $44,517,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $77,381,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,253,000
  • Total revenue: $127,151,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $62,865,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $66,541,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $30,382,000
  • Expenditures per student: $4,606,000
  • Total expenditures: $125,159,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $27,735,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $7,300,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,537,000

Information on Schools within Waterford School District

Elementary Schools within the Waterford School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adams Elementary School
3810 Clintonville Rd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-673-8900
  • Total: 387
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 85
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Beaumont Elementary School
6532 Elizabeth Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48327
248-682-6822
  • Total: 392
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 52
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Burt Elementary School
20710 Pilgrim St
Detroit, MI 48223
313-494-7487
  • Total: 259
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 67
13 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Cooley Elementary School
2000 Highfield Rd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-673-0300
  • Total: 432
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 83
20 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Donelson Hills Elementary School
2690 Wewoka Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
248-682-9530
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 74
16 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Grayson Elementary School
3800 West Walton Blvd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-674-0200
  • Total: 362
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 72
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Haviland Elementary School
5305 Cass Elizabeth Rd
Waterford, MI 48327
248-682-2620
  • Total: 358
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 65
19 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Houghton Elementary School
555 Mills Rd
Saline, MI 48176
734-944-8960
  • Total: 404
  • Kindergarten: 404
20 to 1 21 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Knudsen Elementary School
5449 Crescent Rd
Waterford, MI 48327
248-682-7300
  • Total: 369
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 64
21 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Riverside Elementary School
600 West 6th St
Constantine, MI 49042
269-435-8950
  • Total: 310
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 60
20 to 1 15 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Sandburg Elementary School
1355 Merry Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
248-674-0221
  • Total: 287
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 43
16 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Schoolcraft Elementary School
6400 Maceday Dr
Waterford, MI 48329
248-623-6211
  • Total: 418
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 66
19 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Stepanski Early Childhood Center
6010 Hatchery Rd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-666-9593
  • Total: 151
  • Kindergarten: 113
7 to 1 23 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Waterford Village Elementary School
4241 Steffens St
Waterford, MI 48329
248-623-1091
  • Total: 322
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 58
16 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Waterford School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crary Middle School
501 North Cass Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
248-682-9300
  • Total: 670
  • 6th grade: 210
  • 7th grade: 223
  • 8th grade: 237
17 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mason Middle School
3835 West Walton Blvd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-674-2281
  • Total: 865
  • 6th grade: 295
  • 7th grade: 276
  • 8th grade: 294
18 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pierce Middle School
15430 Kercheval Ave
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230
313-432-4700
  • Total: 610
  • 6th grade: 297
  • 7th grade: 352
  • 8th grade: 323
17 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Waterford School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Waterford Kettering High School
2800 Kettering Dr
Waterford, MI 48329
248-673-1261
  • Total: 1,575
  • 9th grade: 449
  • 10th grade: 490
  • 11th grade: 292
  • 12th grade: 344
23 to 1 70 9th Grade 12th Grade
Waterford Mott High School
1151 Scott Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48328
248-674-4134
  • Total: 1,745
  • 9th grade: 477
  • 10th grade: 500
  • 11th grade: 397
  • 12th grade: 371
19 to 1 91 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Children's Village School
1200 North Telegraph Rd
Pontiac, MI 48341
248-858-5491
  • Total: 209
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 42
  • 10th grade: 64
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 27
11 to 1 19 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Kingsley Montgomery School
4265 Halkirk Dr
Waterford, MI 48329
248-623-9660
  • Total: 157
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 12
9 to 1 18 1st Grade 12th Grade
Lutes Campus
5195 Pontiac Lake Rd
Waterford, MI 48327
248-682-8738
  • Total: 51
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 14
  • 12th grade: 12
7 to 1 7 9th Grade 12th Grade
Waterford Alternative High School - Manley Campus
2989 Van Zandt Rd
Waterford, MI 48329
248-674-6347
  • Total: 197
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 64
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade: 33
15 to 1 13 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $27,566
  • Median family income: $65,313
  • Median male income: $40,393
  • Median female income: $23,227
  • Median income of a renter: $32,134
  • Median income of a home owner: $63,479
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,020 2,935 4,230 7,310 4,370