Average Teacher Salary in Highline School District

The average teacher salary in Highline School District is $51,135.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,433 $20,335 $22,660 $27,002 $34,210 $43,817
Kindergarten $52,675 $35,298 $42,813 $52,290 $63,276 $72,025
Elementary $57,168 $40,370 $47,152 $57,056 $67,655 $76,299
Middle school $57,396 $40,607 $47,585 $57,207 $67,848 $76,963
High school $59,006 $41,826 $48,775 $58,803 $69,910 $79,722

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,941
  • Full time teachers: 990
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 176
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 395
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 43
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 391
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 17,676

Financial Statistics for Highline School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $88,624,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $102,864,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $15,997,000
  • Total revenue: $207,485,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $91,685,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $99,759,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $30,646,000
  • Expenditures per student: $660,000
  • Total expenditures: $265,852,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $38,683,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,938,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $3,108,000

Information on Schools within Highline School District

Elementary Schools within the Highline School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beverly Park Elementary At Glendale
1201 South 104th St
Seattle, WA 98168
206-433-2508
  • Total: 471
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 51
18 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Bow Lake Elementary
18237 42nd Ave South
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2336
  • Total: 630
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 98
  • 6th grade: 76
18 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Cedarhurst Elementary
15631 8th Ave South
Burien, WA 98148
206-433-2474
  • Total: 485
  • Pre-k: 24
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 58
19 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Des Moines Elementary
22001 9th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-433-2541
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 58
21 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Gregory Heights Elementary
16216 19th Ave SW
Burien, WA 98166
206-433-2323
  • Total: 559
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 79
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hazel Valley Elementary
402 SW 132nd St
Burien, WA 98146
206-433-2434
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 90
  • 6th grade: 84
17 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Head Start
2445 3rd Ave South
Seattle, WA 98134
206-281-6890
  • Total: 24
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Hilltop Elementary
2110 110th Ave East
Edgewood, WA 98372
253-841-8735
  • Total: 220
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 83
  • 6th grade: 89
15 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Madrona Elementary
3030 South 204th St
Seatac, WA 98198
206-433-2478
  • Total: 633
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 98
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 81
  • 6th grade: 86
16 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Marvista Elementary
19800 Marine View Dr SW
Normandy Park, WA 98166
206-433-2571
  • Total: 505
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 72
20 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Mcmicken Heights Elementary
3708 South 168th St
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2276
  • Total: 436
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 72
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Midway Elementary
22447 24th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-433-2379
  • Total: 525
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 60
18 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Mount View Elementary
10811 12th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2244
  • Total: 578
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 80
17 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
North Hill-primary
19835 8th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98148
206-433-2137
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 104
19 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Parkside Elementary
2104 South 247th St
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-433-2485
  • Total: 484
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 99
17 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Seahurst Elementary School
14603 14th Ave SW
Burien, WA 98166
206-433-2531
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 72
17 to 1 31 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Shorewood Elementary
2725 SW 116th St
Burien, WA 98146
206-433-2326
  • Total: 417
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 55
23 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Southern Heights Elementary
11249 14th Ave South
Seattle, WA 98168
206-433-2375
  • Total: 374
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 53
19 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Valley View Early Childhood Center
17622 46th Ave South
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2337
  • Total: 32
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 1
not available not available Prekindergarten Kindergarten
White Center Heights Elementary
11427 3rd Ave South
Seattle, WA 98168
206-433-2437
  • Total: 468
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 62
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Highline School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cascade Middle School
11212 10th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2551
  • Total: 522
  • 6th grade: 175
  • 7th grade: 156
  • 8th grade: 183
17 to 1 30 7th Grade 8th Grade
Chinook Middle School
2001 98th Ave NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
425-456-6300
  • Total: 894
  • 7th grade: 369
  • 8th grade: 367
21 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pacific Middle School
22705 24th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-433-2581
  • Total: 726
  • 6th grade: 366
  • 7th grade: 389
  • 8th grade: 358
26 to 1 28 7th Grade 8th Grade
Sylvester Middle School
16222 Sylvester Rd SW
Burien, WA 98166
206-433-2401
  • Total: 798
  • 7th grade: 403
  • 8th grade: 395
21 to 1 39 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Highline School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Of Citizenship And Empowerment
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2336
  • Total: 282
  • 9th grade: 82
  • 10th grade: 87
  • 11th grade: 52
  • 12th grade: 61
13 to 1 22 9th Grade 12th Grade
Arts & Academics Academy
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2311
  • Total: 326
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 85
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade: 50
18 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Aviation High School
615 S. 200th Street
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-716-0006
  • Total: 387
  • 9th grade: 109
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade: 75
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Global Connections High School
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2336
  • Total: 339
  • 9th grade: 105
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 78
  • 12th grade: 84
19 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Health Sciences & Human Services
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2311
  • Total: 347
  • 9th grade: 111
  • 10th grade: 92
  • 11th grade: 79
  • 12th grade: 65
22 to 1 16 9th Grade 12th Grade
Highline High School
225 South 152nd St
Burien, WA 98148
206-433-2511
  • Total: 1,299
  • 9th grade: 487
  • 10th grade: 298
  • 11th grade: 268
  • 12th grade: 246
20 to 1 65 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mount Rainier High School
22450 19th Ave South
Des Moines, WA 98198
206-433-2441
  • Total: 1,613
  • 9th grade: 524
  • 10th grade: 417
  • 11th grade: 363
  • 12th grade: 309
25 to 1 64 9th Grade 12th Grade
Odyssey - The Essential School
4424 South 188th St
Seatac, WA 98188
206-433-2336
  • Total: 286
  • 9th grade: 130
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 57
16 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Technology Engineering & Communications
830 SW 116th St
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2311
  • Total: 318
  • 9th grade: 118
  • 10th grade: 81
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade: 50
19 to 1 17 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Highline School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ancillary
15675 Ambaum Blvd SW
Burien, WA 98166
206-433-2125
  • Total: 35
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
not available not available Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Big Picture School
2450 So. 142nd St
Seatac, WA 98168
206-433-2217
  • Total: 108
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 29
  • 12th grade: 21
12 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
Birth To Three Development Center
35535 6th Place SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-2084
  • Total: 97
  • Pre-k: 96
  • Kindergarten: 1
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Career Link
6000 16th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98106
206-433-2361
  • Total: 157
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade: 43
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Childhaven
302 Brdway Av
Seattle, WA 98122
206-252-0806
  • Total: 3
  • Pre-k: 3
not available not available 2nd Grade 5th Grade
Children's Therapy Center
10811 SE Kent Kanlgey Rd
Kent, WA 98030
253-945-2084
  • Total: 14
  • Pre-k: 59
  • 1st grade: 1
not available not available 2nd Grade 12th Grade
Erac Special Education
15675 Ambaum Blvd SW
Burien, WA 98166
206-433-2217
  • Total: 8
  • Pre-k: 2
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 1
not available not available 2nd Grade 12th Grade
Manhattan Learning Center
440 South 186th St
Seattle, WA 98148
206-433-2318
  • Total: 50
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 5
not available not available 7th Grade 12th Grade
New Start
614 SW 120th St
Seattle, WA 98146
206-433-2217
  • Total: 110
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 24
  • 12th grade: 24
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,779
  • Median family income: $51,013
  • Median male income: $29,976
  • Median female income: $21,719
  • Median income of a renter: $29,805
  • Median income of a home owner: $56,564
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,725 5,660 6,670 8,575 3,895