Average Teacher Salary in Lee County

The average teacher salary in Lee County is $44,422.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,590 $15,620 $19,250 $21,890 $29,840 $45,010
Kindergarten $44,590 $34,750 $39,640 $45,270 $50,670 $55,670
Elementary $46,907 $37,012 $41,542 $47,330 $52,392 $57,910
Middle school $53,298 $37,502 $42,837 $49,455 $63,807 $76,607
High school $51,727 $37,952 $42,925 $50,314 $59,752 $68,992

How to Become a Teacher in Lee County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,204
  • Full time teachers: 622
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 0
  • Instructional Coordinators: 105
  • Elementary Teachers: 275
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 61
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 286
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,717

Financial Statistics for Lee County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $28,536,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $52,081,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,556,000
  • Total revenue: $86,173,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $49,283,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $46,083,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,213,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,184,000
  • Total expenditures: $85,299,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Lee County

Elementary Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beauregard Elementary School
300 Lee Rd 431
Opelika, AL 36804
334-745-2972
  • Total: 852
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 170
  • 3rd grade: 192
  • 4th grade: 180
14 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Beulah Elementary School
4747 Lee Rd 270
Valley, AL 36854
334-745-5028
  • Total: 810
  • Kindergarten: 135
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 96
  • 6th grade: 113
16 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Loachapoka Elementary School
685 Lee Rd 61
Loachapoka, AL 36865
334-887-8066
  • Total: 313
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 47
12 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sanford Middle School
1500 Lee Rd 11
Opelika, AL 36804
334-745-5023
  • Total: 690
  • 5th grade: 157
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 194
  • 8th grade: 157
16 to 1 44 5th Grade 8th Grade
Smiths Station Elementary School
171 Lee Rd 728
Smiths Station, AL 36877
334-448-4422
  • Total: 799
  • 2nd grade: 394
  • 3rd grade: 405
14 to 1 56 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Smiths Station Intermediate
80 Lee Rd 926
Smiths Station, AL 36877
334-298-8370
  • Total: 1,316
  • 4th grade: 470
  • 5th grade: 419
  • 6th grade: 427
18 to 1 73 4th Grade 6th Grade
Smiths Station Primary School
150 Lee Rd 295
Smiths Station, AL 36877
334-298-6089
  • Total: 716
  • Kindergarten: 357
  • 1st grade: 359
13 to 1 55 Kindergarten 1st Grade

Middle Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beulah High School
4848 Lee Rd 270
Valley, AL 36854
334-745-5010
  • Total: 637
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 129
  • 9th grade: 151
  • 10th grade: 100
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade: 65
14 to 1 45 7th Grade 12th Grade
Loachapoka High School
685 Lee Rd 61
Loachapoka, AL 36865
334-887-8038
  • Total: 298
  • 7th grade: 50
  • 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 52
11 to 1 27 7th Grade 12th Grade
Sanford Middle School
1500 Lee Rd 11
Opelika, AL 36804
334-745-5023
  • Total: 690
  • 5th grade: 157
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 194
  • 8th grade: 157
16 to 1 44 5th Grade 8th Grade
Wacoochee Jr High School
125 Lee Rd 254
Salem, AL 36874
334-745-3062
  • Total: 895
  • 7th grade: 431
  • 8th grade: 464
17 to 1 51 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beauregard High School
7343 Al Hwy 51
Opelika, AL 36804
334-745-5916
  • Total: 624
  • 9th grade: 194
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 128
  • 12th grade: 136
14 to 1 44 9th Grade 12th Grade
Beulah High School
4848 Lee Rd 270
Valley, AL 36854
334-745-5010
  • Total: 637
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 129
  • 9th grade: 151
  • 10th grade: 100
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade: 65
14 to 1 45 7th Grade 12th Grade
Loachapoka High School
685 Lee Rd 61
Loachapoka, AL 36865
334-887-8038
  • Total: 298
  • 7th grade: 50
  • 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade: 52
11 to 1 27 7th Grade 12th Grade
Smiths Station High School
1100 Lee Rd 298
Smiths Station, AL 36877
334-298-0969
  • Total: 1,767
  • 9th grade: 560
  • 10th grade: 473
  • 11th grade: 360
  • 12th grade: 374
15 to 1 115 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,926
  • Median family income: $44,940
  • Median male income: $26,930
  • Median female income: $18,671
  • Median income of a renter: $22,039
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,815
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,025 2,600 3,560 3,030 980