Average Teacher Salary in Sunnyside Unified District

The average teacher salary in Sunnyside Unified District is $38,662.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,980 $17,640 $20,010 $23,950 $31,000 $41,560
Kindergarten $35,610 $27,330 $30,890 $35,620 $40,620 $45,070
Elementary $44,640 $28,060 $33,380 $39,940 $54,720 $67,510
Middle school $46,610 $28,630 $34,080 $41,700 $57,140 $74,290
High school $39,470 $25,280 $30,670 $37,360 $47,330 $58,370

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,028
  • Full time teachers: 1,005
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 320
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 700
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 74
  • Pre-K Teachers: 10
  • High School Teachers: 222
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 17,782

Financial Statistics for Sunnyside Unified District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $36,226,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $88,973,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $20,435,000
  • Total revenue: $145,634,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $69,798,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $82,421,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $19,390,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,190,000
  • Total expenditures: $142,631,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $31,768,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $13,790,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Sunnyside Unified District

Elementary Schools within the Sunnyside Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Craycroft Elementary School
5455 East Littletown Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2600
  • Total: 803
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 147
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 137
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 110
20 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Drexel Elementary School
801 East Drexel Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2700
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 71
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Elvira Elementary School
250 West Elvira Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 665
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 116
18 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Esperanza Elementary School
2353 East Bantam Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2900
  • Total: 711
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 114
16 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Gallego Basic Elementary School
6200 South Hemisphere Placeace
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-3000
  • Total: 545
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 92
16 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Liberty Elementary School
5495 South Liberty Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 719
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 86
  • 7th grade: 89
  • 8th grade: 80
17 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Los Amigos Elementary School
2200 East Drexel Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-3200
  • Total: 798
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 113
16 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Los Ninos Elementary School
5445 South Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 667
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 97
18 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Los Ranchitos Elementary School
2054 East Ginter Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 737
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 137
  • 5th grade: 106
21 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Mission Manor Elementary School
600 West Santa Rosa
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 668
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 95
17 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ocotillo Elementary School
5702 South Campbell
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 566
  • Pre-k: 158
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 54
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rivera Elementary
5102 South Cherry Ave
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-3900
  • Total: 576
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 85
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Santa Clara Elementary School
6910 South Santa Clara
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 585
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 90
19 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Summit View Elementary
1900 East Summit St
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 601
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 88
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sunnyside Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Apollo Middle School
265 West Nebraska St
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 860
  • 6th grade: 265
  • 7th grade: 305
  • 8th grade: 290
16 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Billy Lane Lauffer Middle School
5385 East Littletown Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-4900
  • Total: 616
  • 6th grade: 196
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 199
15 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Challenger Middle School
100 East Elvira Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 843
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 148
  • 6th grade: 175
  • 7th grade: 173
  • 8th grade: 149
18 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Chaparral Middle School
3700 East Alvord
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 646
  • 6th grade: 231
  • 7th grade: 212
  • 8th grade: 203
14 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
S.t.a.r. Academic Center
5093 South Liberty
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 246
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade: 32
13 to 1 19 6th Grade 12th Grade
Sierra Middle School
5801 South Del Moral Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 1,035
  • 6th grade: 347
  • 7th grade: 348
  • 8th grade: 340
19 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sunnyside Unified District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Desert View High School
4101 East Valencia Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 2,059
  • 9th grade: 851
  • 10th grade: 613
  • 11th grade: 341
  • 12th grade: 254
22 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade
Drexel Elementary School
801 East Drexel Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2700
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 71
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Esperanza Elementary School
2353 East Bantam Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2900
  • Total: 711
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 114
16 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Los Amigos Elementary School
2200 East Drexel Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-3200
  • Total: 798
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 162
  • 3rd grade: 130
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 113
16 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Los Ranchitos Elementary School
2054 East Ginter Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 737
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 137
  • 5th grade: 106
21 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
S.t.a.r. Academic Center
5093 South Liberty
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 246
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade: 32
13 to 1 19 6th Grade 12th Grade
Sunnyside High School
1725 East Bilby Rd
Tucson, AZ 85706
520-545-2000
  • Total: 2,243
  • 9th grade: 731
  • 10th grade: 633
  • 11th grade: 456
  • 12th grade: 423
20 to 1 113 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $10,310
  • Median family income: $28,188
  • Median male income: $17,434
  • Median female income: $12,221
  • Median income of a renter: $20,009
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,402
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,825 3,730 2,985 1,565 425

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