Average Teacher Salary in Amherst County Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Amherst County Public Schools is $39,302.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,230 $14,660 $16,120 $19,240 $39,540 $50,850
Kindergarten not available not available not available not available not available not available
Elementary $42,010 $33,740 $36,210 $40,280 $47,790 $53,960
Middle school $42,950 $33,960 $36,430 $40,530 $48,580 $57,210
High school $44,020 $34,230 $36,770 $41,070 $49,820 $59,850

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General Facts

  • Staff: 841
  • Full time teachers: 299
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 77
  • Instructional Coordinators: 52
  • Elementary Teachers: 120
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 17
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 155
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,771

Financial Statistics for Amherst County Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $14,248,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $27,236,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,779,000
  • Total revenue: $45,263,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $27,235,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $26,854,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,986,000
  • Expenditures per student: $109,000
  • Total expenditures: $45,386,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,166,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,140,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,122,000

Information on Schools within Amherst County Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Amherst County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amelon Elementary
132 Amer Couroute
Madison Heights, VA 24572
434-528-6498
  • Total: 465
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 76
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Amherst Elementary
156 Davis St
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-9704
  • Total: 321
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 51
14 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Central Elementary
575 Union Hill Rd
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-9700
  • Total: 355
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 176
  • 1st grade: 174
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 269
  • 4th grade: 268
  • 5th grade: 288
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Elon Elementary
147 Younger Dr
Madison Heights, VA 24572
434-528-6496
  • Total: 278
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 44
14 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Madison Heights Elementary
287 Learning Ln
Madison Heights, VA 24572
434-846-2151
  • Total: 524
  • Pre-k: 63
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 75
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pleasant View Elementary
229 Dancing Creek Rd
Monroe, VA 24574
434-528-6492
  • Total: 113
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 21
13 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Temperance Elementary
1981 Lowesville Rd
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-2811
  • Total: 103
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
13 to 1 8 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Amherst County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amherst Middle
165 Gordons Fairground Rd
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-0691
  • Total: 425
  • 6th grade: 136
  • 7th grade: 145
  • 8th grade: 144
14 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Monelison Middle
257 Trojan Rd
Madison Heights, VA 24572
434-846-1307
  • Total: 699
  • 6th grade: 208
  • 7th grade: 238
  • 8th grade: 253
17 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Amherst County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Amherst County High
139 Lancer Ln
Amherst, VA 24521
434-946-2898
  • Total: 1,488
  • 9th grade: 411
  • 10th grade: 373
  • 11th grade: 330
  • 12th grade: 374
18 to 1 84 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,952
  • Median family income: $42,876
  • Median male income: $28,126
  • Median female income: $16,184
  • Median income of a renter: $23,601
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,244
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,015 1,920 2,320 1,890 575

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