Average Teacher Salary in Lower Merion School District

The average teacher salary in Lower Merion School District is $49,730.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,520 $19,000 $21,620 $25,210 $29,910 $34,410
Kindergarten $48,010 $27,260 $32,730 $42,290 $61,200 $81,230
Elementary $53,790 $30,450 $38,510 $49,700 $66,270 $87,690
Middle school $62,060 $36,860 $45,910 $57,950 $75,780 $91,840
High school $58,270 $38,390 $44,700 $55,240 $70,360 $86,750

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,261
  • Full time teachers: 624
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 144
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 268
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 10
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 300
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,788

Financial Statistics for Lower Merion School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $152,246,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $14,962,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,145,000
  • Total revenue: $168,353,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $80,044,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $84,882,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $25,524,000
  • Expenditures per student: $412,000
  • Total expenditures: $166,492,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $39,346,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $13,695,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Lower Merion School District

Elementary Schools within the Lower Merion School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Belmont Hills El School
200 School St
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
610-645-1420
  • Total: 440
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 87
  • 6th grade: 120
12 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Cynwyd School
101 West Levering Mill Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
610-645-1430
  • Total: 473
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 83
12 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Gladwyne School
230 West Righters Mill Rd
Gladwyne, PA 19035
610-645-1440
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 111
13 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Merion El School
549 South Bowman Ave
Merion Station, PA 19066
610-645-1470
  • Total: 475
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 91
12 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Penn Valley School
301 Righters Mill Rd
Narberth, PA 19072
610-645-1460
  • Total: 468
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 84
12 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Penn Wynne School
250 Haverford Rd
Wynnewood, PA 19096
610-645-1450
  • Total: 561
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 101
12 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lower Merion School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bala-cynwyd Middle School
510 Bryn Mawr Ave
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
610-645-1480
  • Total: 796
  • 6th grade: 254
  • 7th grade: 254
  • 8th grade: 288
10 to 1 81 6th Grade 8th Grade
Welsh Valley Middle School
325 Tower Ln
Narberth, PA 19072
610-658-3920
  • Total: 784
  • 6th grade: 243
  • 7th grade: 267
  • 8th grade: 274
9 to 1 83 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lower Merion School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Harriton Senior High School
600 North Ithan Ave
Rosemont, PA 19010
610-658-3950
  • Total: 789
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 190
  • 11th grade: 202
  • 12th grade: 204
10 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lower Merion High School
245 East Montgomery Ave
Ardmore, PA 19003
610-645-1810
  • Total: 1,469
  • 9th grade: 320
  • 10th grade: 367
  • 11th grade: 398
  • 12th grade: 384
11 to 1 133 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $54,181
  • Median family income: $112,644
  • Median male income: $52,827
  • Median female income: $25,218
  • Median income of a renter: $47,742
  • Median income of a home owner: $104,512
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    915 1,000 1,690 3,490 9,055

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