Average Teacher Salary in Wise County Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Wise County Public Schools is $49,126.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,360 $15,660 $18,690 $31,280 $36,920 $46,180
Kindergarten $50,680 $33,680 $38,640 $46,400 $58,460 $74,050
Elementary $52,970 $32,830 $38,850 $46,610 $62,320 $85,730
Middle school $57,280 $34,460 $41,470 $53,230 $70,240 $88,350
High school $54,340 $32,140 $38,570 $48,580 $65,420 $89,300

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,253
  • Full time teachers: 440
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 164
  • Instructional Coordinators: 106
  • Elementary Teachers: 166
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 233
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,782

Financial Statistics for Wise County Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $18,328,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $42,563,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,394,000
  • Total revenue: $68,285,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $37,528,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,971,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $14,971,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,541,000
  • Total expenditures: $65,360,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,896,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,368,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,910,000

Information on Schools within Wise County Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Wise County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Appalachia Elementary
3965 Kent Junction Rd
Appalachia, VA 24216
276-565-1115
  • Total: 372
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 36
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Coeburn Middle
518 Centre Ave NE
Coeburn, VA 24230
276-395-2135
  • Total: 408
  • 5th grade: 108
  • 6th grade: 98
  • 7th grade: 99
  • 8th grade: 103
14 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade
Coeburn Primary
332 School House Hill Dr
Coeburn, VA 24230
276-395-6100
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 107
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
J.w. Adams Combined
10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
276-796-5419
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 49
14 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
L.f. Addington Middle
324 School St
Wise, VA 24293
276-328-8821
  • Total: 462
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 116
15 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
Powell Valley Middle
3137 Second Ave East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
276-523-0195
  • Total: 500
  • 5th grade: 119
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 131
  • 8th grade: 128
16 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
Powell Valley Primary
2945 Second Ave East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
276-523-4900
  • Total: 708
  • Pre-k: 63
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 158
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 123
18 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
St. Paul Elementary
3200 4th Ave
Saint Paul, VA 24283
276-762-5941
  • Total: 289
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 29
14 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Wise Primary
323 Railrd Ave SE
Wise, VA 24293
276-328-8019
  • Total: 720
  • Pre-k: 65
  • Kindergarten: 142
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 139
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 121
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Wise County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Appalachia Elementary
3965 Kent Junction Rd
Appalachia, VA 24216
276-565-1115
  • Total: 372
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 52
  • 7th grade: 36
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Appalachia High
205 Lee St
Appalachia, VA 24216
276-565-0214
  • Total: 275
  • 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade: 49
16 to 1 18 8th Grade 12th Grade
Coeburn Middle
518 Centre Ave NE
Coeburn, VA 24230
276-395-2135
  • Total: 408
  • 5th grade: 108
  • 6th grade: 98
  • 7th grade: 99
  • 8th grade: 103
14 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade
J.w. Adams Combined
10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
Pound, VA 24279
276-796-5419
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 49
14 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
L.f. Addington Middle
324 School St
Wise, VA 24293
276-328-8821
  • Total: 462
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 116
15 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
Powell Valley Middle
3137 Second Ave East
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
276-523-0195
  • Total: 500
  • 5th grade: 119
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 131
  • 8th grade: 128
16 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
St. Paul Elementary
3200 4th Ave
Saint Paul, VA 24283
276-762-5941
  • Total: 289
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 29
14 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
St. Paul High
3207 Fourth Ave
Saint Paul, VA 24283
276-762-5221
  • Total: 193
  • 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 36
13 to 1 15 8th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Wise County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Appalachia High
205 Lee St
Appalachia, VA 24216
276-565-0214
  • Total: 275
  • 8th grade: 54
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade: 49
16 to 1 18 8th Grade 12th Grade
Coeburn High
314 School House Hill Dr
Coeburn, VA 24230
276-395-3389
  • Total: 408
  • 9th grade: 104
  • 10th grade: 101
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade: 92
17 to 1 25 9th Grade 12th Grade
J.j. Kelly High
716 Birchfield Rd
Wise, VA 24293
276-328-8015
  • Total: 476
  • 9th grade: 120
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 111
  • 12th grade: 113
16 to 1 30 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pound High
11531 Wildcat Dr
Pound, VA 24279
276-796-4432
  • Total: 253
  • 9th grade: 74
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 66
  • 12th grade: 56
14 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Powell Valley High
One Ave Of Champions
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
276-523-1290
  • Total: 554
  • 9th grade: 139
  • 10th grade: 147
  • 11th grade: 150
  • 12th grade: 118
16 to 1 34 9th Grade 12th Grade
St. Paul High
3207 Fourth Ave
Saint Paul, VA 24283
276-762-5221
  • Total: 193
  • 8th grade: 45
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 36
13 to 1 15 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,271
  • Median family income: $32,898
  • Median male income: $23,143
  • Median female income: $12,825
  • Median income of a renter: $15,323
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,514
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,415 2,660 2,485 1,620 440

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