Average Teacher Salary in Opelika City

The average teacher salary in Opelika City is $52,450.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Elementary $47,630 $38,410 $42,720 $47,790 $52,670 $58,370
Middle school $56,110 $38,280 $43,840 $50,490 $68,450 $84,010
High school $53,610 $38,950 $44,000 $51,600 $62,450 $72,810

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General Facts

  • Staff: 623
  • Full time teachers: 312
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 2
  • Instructional Coordinators: 50
  • Elementary Teachers: 135
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 31
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 138
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,160

Financial Statistics for Opelika City

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $16,690,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $22,913,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,557,000
  • Total revenue: $44,160,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $23,489,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $22,792,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,042,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,081,000
  • Total expenditures: $43,063,000

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 Opelika City

Elementary Schools within the Opelika City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carver Primary School
307 Carver Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9712
  • Total: 304
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 106
13 to 1 23 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Jeter Primary School
700 Jeter Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9723
  • Total: 293
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 100
13 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Morris Avenue Intermediate School
8 Morris Ave
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9734
  • Total: 285
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 99
14 to 1 20 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Northside School
601 North 5th St
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9731
  • Total: 343
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 118
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
16 to 1 21 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Southview Primary School
2712 Marvyn Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9711
  • Total: 378
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 117
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 1
15 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
West Forest Intermediate School
2801 Waverly Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9737
  • Total: 301
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 104
15 to 1 20 3rd Grade 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Opelika City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Opelika Middle School
1206 Denson Dr
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9726
  • Total: 983
  • 6th grade: 326
  • 7th grade: 332
  • 8th grade: 325
16 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Opelika City

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Opelika High School
1700 Lafayette Pkwy
Opelika, AL 36801
334-745-9715
  • Total: 1,273
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 370
  • 10th grade: 358
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade: 250
15 to 1 85 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,023
  • Median family income: $43,200
  • Median male income: $25,851
  • Median female income: $16,827
  • Median income of a renter: $17,523
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,517
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,865 1,115 1,430 1,440 610