Average Teacher Salary in Independence 30

The average teacher salary in Independence 30 is $41,480.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,000 $16,310 $18,220 $22,560 $30,960 $42,100
Kindergarten $47,950 $31,570 $36,560 $43,950 $55,770 $72,000
Elementary $45,630 $31,090 $35,500 $41,830 $52,230 $66,780
Middle school $43,220 $30,170 $35,310 $41,710 $50,480 $59,810
High school $44,600 $31,440 $36,200 $43,130 $52,090 $62,230

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,256
  • Full time teachers: 983
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 162
  • Instructional Coordinators: 22
  • Elementary Teachers: 429
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 16
  • Pre-K Teachers: 53
  • High School Teachers: 486
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 14,535

Financial Statistics for Independence 30

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $62,931,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $49,362,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,694,000
  • Total revenue: $126,987,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $57,437,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $72,010,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $15,761,000
  • Expenditures per student: $11,808,000
  • Total expenditures: $126,508,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Independence 30

Elementary Schools within the Independence 30

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Blackburn Elementary
17302 East R D Mize Rd
Independence, MO 64057
816-521-5395
  • Total: 619
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 105
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bryant Elementary
319 Westover Rd
Kansas City, MO 64113
816-418-1500
  • Total: 244
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 16
10 to 1 24 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Fairmount Elementary
1725 Thoele Rd
Saint Peters, MO 63376
636-851-4500
  • Total: 911
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 51
14 to 1 67 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Glendale Elementary
2611 South Lee's Summit Rd
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5510
  • Total: 494
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 75
17 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hanthorn School
1511 Kings Hwy
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5485
  • Total: 310
  • Pre-k: 310
11 to 1 29 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
John W. Luff Elementary
3700 South Delaware Ave
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5415
  • Total: 399
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 44
16 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mill Creek Elementary
2601 North Liberty St
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5420
  • Total: 313
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 44
16 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Rock Creek/korte Elementary
2437 South Hardy Ave 2431
Independence, MO 64052
816-521-5430
  • Total: 588
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 88
17 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ott Elementary
1525 North Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5435
  • Total: 484
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 67
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ozanam-independence
600 West Mechanic Ave
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5508
  • Total: 36
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 1
2 to 1 15 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Procter Elementary
1403 West Linden Ave
Independence, MO 64052
816-521-5440
  • Total: 274
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 36
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Randall Elementary
509 Jennings Rd
Independence, MO 64056
816-521-5445
  • Total: 316
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 42
14 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Santa Fe Trail Elementary
1301 South Windsor St
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5450
  • Total: 368
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 52
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Spring Branch Elementary
20404 East Truman Rd
Independence, MO 64056
816-521-5455
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 66
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sugar Creek Elementary
11424 Gill St
Sugar Creek, MO 64054
816-521-5460
  • Total: 182
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 22
16 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sycamore Hills Elementary
15208 East 39th St South
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5465
  • Total: 533
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 76
14 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas Hart Benton Elementary
429 South Leslie
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5390
  • Total: 465
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 61
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Three Trails Elementary
11801 East 32nd St South
Independence, MO 64052
816-521-5470
  • Total: 341
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 40
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
William Southern Elementary
4300 South Phelps Rd
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5475
  • Total: 531
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 77
14 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Independence 30

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bingham Middle
1716 South Speck Rd
Independence, MO 64057
816-521-5490
  • Total: 607
  • 6th grade: 199
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 209
13 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bridger Middle
18200 East M-78 Hwy
Independence, MO 64057
816-521-5375
  • Total: 878
  • 6th grade: 285
  • 7th grade: 289
  • 8th grade: 304
14 to 1 64 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bryant Elementary
319 Westover Rd
Kansas City, MO 64113
816-418-1500
  • Total: 244
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 16
10 to 1 24 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Clifford H. Nowlin Middle
2800 South Hardy Ave
Independence, MO 64052
816-521-5380
  • Total: 563
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 193
  • 8th grade: 172
14 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pioneer Ridge Middle
1656 South Speck Rd
Independence, MO 64057
816-521-5385
  • Total: 834
  • 6th grade: 269
  • 7th grade: 284
  • 8th grade: 281
14 to 1 58 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Independence 30

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence Academy
600 West Mechanic Ave
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5505
  • Total: 36
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade: 24
4 to 1 10 9th Grade 12th Grade
Ozanam-independence
600 West Mechanic Ave
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5508
  • Total: 36
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 1
2 to 1 15 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Truman High
3301 South Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64055
816-521-5350
  • Total: 1,614
  • 9th grade: 413
  • 10th grade: 413
  • 11th grade: 428
  • 12th grade: 360
16 to 1 104 9th Grade 12th Grade
Van Horn High
1109 South Arlington Ave
Independence, MO 64053
816-521-5360
  • Total: 609
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 169
  • 11th grade: 146
  • 12th grade: 120
15 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade
William Chrisman High
1223 North Noland Rd
Independence, MO 64050
816-521-5355
  • Total: 1,595
  • 9th grade: 430
  • 10th grade: 407
  • 11th grade: 411
  • 12th grade: 347
14 to 1 118 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,574
  • Median family income: $46,991
  • Median male income: $30,066
  • Median female income: $19,231
  • Median income of a renter: $26,768
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,719
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,260 4,165 4,890 4,970 1,525