Average Teacher Salary in Portsmouth City Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Portsmouth City Public Schools is $46,652.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,980 $14,560 $15,870 $18,390 $23,990 $32,790
Kindergarten $45,090 $19,990 $25,150 $42,560 $59,730 $76,820
Elementary $54,380 $36,540 $42,380 $51,100 $64,730 $80,900
Middle school $56,470 $37,240 $43,540 $53,650 $67,640 $83,370
High school $55,340 $36,970 $42,450 $51,910 $65,700 $82,090

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,298
  • Full time teachers: 794
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 18 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 259
  • Instructional Coordinators: 189
  • Elementary Teachers: 343
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 58
  • Pre-K Teachers: 23
  • High School Teachers: 370
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 15,323

Financial Statistics for Portsmouth City Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $56,603,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $98,126,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $24,533,000
  • Total revenue: $179,262,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $89,273,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $93,698,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $31,702,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,079,000
  • Total expenditures: $172,335,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $40,895,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,378,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,272,000

Information on Schools within Portsmouth City Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Portsmouth City Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brighton Elementary
1100 Portsmouth Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-8870
  • Total: 668
  • Pre-k: 71
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 78
20 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Churchland Academy Elementary
4061 River Shore Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-2527
  • Total: 1,028
  • Pre-k: 77
  • Kindergarten: 139
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 139
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 141
  • 6th grade: 130
20 to 1 51 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Churchland Elementary
5601 Michael Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-2523
  • Total: 748
  • Pre-k: 93
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 91
21 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Churchland Primary & Intermediate
5700 Hedgerow Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-2519
  • Total: 543
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 64
21 to 1 26 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Dac Center
401 West Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23707
757-393-8791
  • Total: 66
  • Pre-k: 66
5 to 1 13 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Douglass Park Elementary
34 Grand St
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-393-8646
  • Total: 602
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 86
17 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hodges Manor Elementary
1201 Cherokee Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-465-2921
  • Total: 606
  • Pre-k: 88
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 55
20 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
James Hurst Elementary
18 Dahlgren Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23702
757-558-2811
  • Total: 704
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 94
  • 6th grade: 80
21 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
John Tyler Elementary
3649 Hartford St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
757-393-8879
  • Total: 809
  • Pre-k: 98
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 79
23 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lakeview Elementary
1300 Horne Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-465-2901
  • Total: 613
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 85
  • 6th grade: 79
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Olive Branch Elementary
415 Mimosa Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-465-2926
  • Total: 362
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 38
18 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Park View Elementary
260 Elm Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-8647
  • Total: 770
  • Pre-k: 71
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 90
25 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Simonsdale Elementary
132 Byers Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-465-2917
  • Total: 265
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 35
19 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Victory Elementary
10 Independence St
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-393-8806
  • Total: 525
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 54
23 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Westhaven Elementary
3701 Clifford St
Portsmouth, VA 23707
757-393-8855
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 67
22 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Portsmouth City Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Churchland Middle
4051 River Shore Rd
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-2512
  • Total: 953
  • 7th grade: 462
  • 8th grade: 491
19 to 1 50 7th Grade 8th Grade
Cradock Middle
21 Alden Ave
Portsmouth, VA 23702
757-393-8788
  • Total: 565
  • 7th grade: 281
  • 8th grade: 284
15 to 1 39 7th Grade 8th Grade
Wm. E. Waters Middle
600 Roosevelt Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-558-2813
  • Total: 592
  • 7th grade: 294
  • 8th grade: 298
15 to 1 39 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Portsmouth City Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Churchland High
4301 Cedar Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23703
757-686-2500
  • Total: 1,652
  • 9th grade: 560
  • 10th grade: 370
  • 11th grade: 293
  • 12th grade: 429
19 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade
I.c. Norcom High
1801 London Blvd
Portsmouth, VA 23704
757-393-5442
  • Total: 1,393
  • 9th grade: 482
  • 10th grade: 328
  • 11th grade: 296
  • 12th grade: 287
20 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade
Woodrow Wilson High
1401 Elmhurst Ln
Portsmouth, VA 23701
757-465-2907
  • Total: 1,277
  • 9th grade: 511
  • 10th grade: 306
  • 11th grade: 231
  • 12th grade: 229
19 to 1 69 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,507
  • Median family income: $39,577
  • Median male income: $24,602
  • Median female income: $16,523
  • Median income of a renter: $22,591
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,505
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    7,335 5,620 5,965 5,305 1,410

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