Average Teacher Salary in Cherry Creek School District No. 5

The average teacher salary in Cherry Creek School District No. 5 is $46,413.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,067 $15,739 $17,223 $24,783 $31,696 $41,586
Kindergarten $50,022 $33,929 $39,463 $48,559 $59,778 $70,579
Elementary $51,028 $34,768 $40,417 $49,413 $61,140 $71,972
Middle school $51,604 $34,940 $40,309 $49,941 $62,287 $73,269
High school $52,344 $35,418 $41,193 $51,087 $63,118 $73,315

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General Facts

  • Staff: 6,295
  • Full time teachers: 2,950
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 17 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 1,113
  • Instructional Coordinators: 85
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,453
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 174
  • Pre-K Teachers: 25
  • High School Teachers: 1,298
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 50,766

Financial Statistics for Cherry Creek School District No. 5

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $267,024,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $187,225,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $17,805,000
  • Total revenue: $472,054,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $269,619,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $281,772,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $59,338,000
  • Expenditures per student: $919,000
  • Total expenditures: $469,672,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $145,523,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $28,638,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $5,596,000

Information on Schools within Cherry Creek School District No. 5

Elementary Schools within the Cherry Creek School District No. 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Antelope Ridge Elementary School
5455 South Tempe St
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-3300
  • Total: 800
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 143
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 121
18 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Arrowhead Elementary School
19100 East Bates Ave
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-2800
  • Total: 645
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 93
16 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Aspen Crossing Elementary School
4655 South Himalaya St
Centennial, CO 80015
720-886-3700
  • Total: 561
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 67
21 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Belleview Elementary School
4851 South Dayton St
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-554-3100
  • Total: 565
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 107
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Buffalo Trail Elementary School
24300 East Progress Dr
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-4000
  • Total: 646
  • Pre-k: 86
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 102
21 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Canyon Creek Elementary School
6070 South Versailles Parkway
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-3600
  • Total: 756
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 134
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 116
18 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Challenge School
9659 East Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80231
720-747-2100
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 75
  • 8th grade: 72
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
6260 South Dayton St
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-779-8988
  • Total: 473
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 38
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Cherry Hills Village Elementary School
2400 East Quincy Ave
Cherry Hills Village, CO 80110
720-747-2700
  • Total: 551
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 87
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cimarron Elementary School
17373 East Lehigh Place
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-8100
  • Total: 615
  • Pre-k: 78
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 85
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cottonwood Creek Elementary School
11200 East Orchard Ave
Englewood, CO 80111
720-554-3200
  • Total: 612
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 108
19 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Coyote Hills Elementary School
24605 East Davies Way
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-3900
  • Total: 655
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 98
  • 5th grade: 83
23 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Creekside Elementary School
19993 East Long Ave
Centennial, CO 80016
720-886-3500
  • Total: 720
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 125
20 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dakota Valley Elementary School
3950 South Kirk Way
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-3000
  • Total: 841
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 132
  • 2nd grade: 147
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 142
  • 5th grade: 135
18 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dry Creek Elementary School
7686 East Hinsdale Ave
Englewood, CO 80112
720-554-3300
  • Total: 405
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 51
21 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eastridge Community Elementary School
11777 East Wesley Ave
Aurora, CO 80014
720-747-2200
  • Total: 790
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 130
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 122
13 to 1 59 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fox Hollow Elementary School
6363 South Waco St
Aurora, CO 80116
720-886-8700
  • Total: 828
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 154
  • 2nd grade: 140
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 118
18 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Greenwood Elementary School
5550 South Holly St
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-554-3400
  • Total: 410
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 78
17 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Heritage Elementary School
6867 East Heritage Placeace So
Centennial, CO 80111
720-554-3500
  • Total: 344
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 87
  • 6th grade: 65
23 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
High Plains Elementary School
2248 Vintage Dr
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-234-4700
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Highline Community Elementary School
11000 East Exposition
Aurora, CO 80012
720-747-2300
  • Total: 611
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 93
13 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Holly Hills Elementary School
6161 East Cornell Ave
Denver, CO 80222
720-747-2500
  • Total: 604
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 96
12 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Homestead Elementary School
7451 South Homestead Parkway
Centennial, CO 80112
720-554-3700
  • Total: 523
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 95
20 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Independence Elementary School
4700 South Memphis St
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-8200
  • Total: 518
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 81
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Indian Ridge Elementary School
16501 East Progress Dr
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-8400
  • Total: 617
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 100
18 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meadow Point Elementary School
17901 East Grand Ave
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-8600
  • Total: 598
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 99
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mission Viejo Elementary School
3855 South Alicia Parkway
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-8000
  • Total: 722
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 111
16 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Peakview Elementary School
19451 East Progress Circlecle
Centennial, CO 80015
720-886-3100
  • Total: 688
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 115
21 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Polton Community Elementary School
2985 South Oakland St
Aurora, CO 80014
720-747-2600
  • Total: 468
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 66
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ponderosa Elementary School
1885 South Lima St
Aurora, CO 80012
720-747-2800
  • Total: 725
  • Pre-k: 72
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 105
16 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Red Hawk Ridge Elementary School
16251 East Geddes Ave
Centennial, CO 80112
720-886-3800
  • Total: 630
  • Pre-k: 78
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 73
17 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rolling Hills Elementary School
5756 South Biscay Circlecle
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-3400
  • Total: 736
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 139
17 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sagebrush Elementary School
14700 East Templacee Placeace
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-6400
  • Total: 618
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 100
18 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Summit Elementary School
18201 East Quincy Ave
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-6400
  • Total: 518
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 100
18 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sunrise Elementary School
4050 South Genoa Way
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-2900
  • Total: 672
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 95
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Timberline Elementary School
5500 South Killarney St
Centennial, CO 80015
720-886-3200
  • Total: 785
  • Pre-k: 117
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 118
20 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Trails West Elementary School
5400 South Waco St
Centennial, CO 80015
720-886-8500
  • Total: 617
  • Pre-k: 89
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 100
20 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Village East Community Elementary School
1433 South Oakland St
Aurora, CO 80012
720-747-2000
  • Total: 728
  • Kindergarten: 151
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 141
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 93
14 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Walnut Hills Community Elementary School
8195 East Costilla Blvd
Centennial, CO 80112
720-554-3800
  • Total: 426
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 73
19 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Willow Creek Elementary School
7855 South Willow Way
Centennial, CO 80112
720-554-3900
  • Total: 533
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 75
19 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cherry Creek School District No. 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Campus Middle School
4785 South Dayton St
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-554-2700
  • Total: 1,462
  • 6th grade: 464
  • 7th grade: 483
  • 8th grade: 515
18 to 1 80 6th Grade 8th Grade
Challenge School
9659 East Mississippi Ave
Denver, CO 80231
720-747-2100
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 75
  • 8th grade: 72
18 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cherry Creek Charter Academy
6260 South Dayton St
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
303-779-8988
  • Total: 473
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 38
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Falcon Creek Middle School
6100 South Genoa St
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-7600
  • Total: 1,147
  • 6th grade: 352
  • 7th grade: 382
  • 8th grade: 413
17 to 1 66 6th Grade 8th Grade
Fox Ridge Middle School
26301 East Arapahoe Rd
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-4700
  • Total: 532
  • 6th grade: 232
  • 7th grade: 172
  • 8th grade: 128
20 to 1 27 6th Grade 8th Grade
Horizon Middle School
3981 South Reservoir Rd
Aurora, CO 80013
720-886-6100
  • Total: 1,058
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 240
  • 8th grade: 220
16 to 1 67 6th Grade 8th Grade
Laredo Middle School
5000 South Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-5000
  • Total: 1,228
  • 6th grade: 394
  • 7th grade: 432
  • 8th grade: 402
17 to 1 72 6th Grade 8th Grade
Liberty Middle School
21500 East Dry Creek Rd
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-2400
  • Total: 983
  • 6th grade: 328
  • 7th grade: 293
  • 8th grade: 362
19 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Prairie Middle School
12600 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
720-747-3000
  • Total: 1,528
  • 6th grade: 460
  • 7th grade: 517
  • 8th grade: 551
14 to 1 108 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sky Vista Middle School
4500 South Himalaya St
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-4711
  • Total: 793
  • 6th grade: 268
  • 7th grade: 239
  • 8th grade: 286
19 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Thunder Ridge Middle School
5250 South Picadilly St
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-1500
  • Total: 1,158
  • 6th grade: 378
  • 7th grade: 416
  • 8th grade: 364
17 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Middle School
5151 South Holly
Greenwood Village, CO 80121
720-554-5100
  • Total: 1,193
  • 6th grade: 227
  • 7th grade: 295
  • 8th grade: 281
17 to 1 69 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cherry Creek School District No. 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cherokee Trail High School
25901 Arapahoe Parkway
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-1900
  • Total: 2,163
  • 9th grade: 590
  • 10th grade: 582
  • 11th grade: 534
  • 12th grade: 457
19 to 1 117 9th Grade 12th Grade
Cherry Creek High School
9300 East Union Ave
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
720-554-2000
  • Total: 3,556
  • 9th grade: 836
  • 10th grade: 858
  • 11th grade: 908
  • 12th grade: 954
19 to 1 184 9th Grade 12th Grade
Eaglecrest High School
5100 South Picadilly St
Centennial, CO 80015
720-886-1000
  • Total: 2,432
  • 9th grade: 605
  • 10th grade: 620
  • 11th grade: 584
  • 12th grade: 623
18 to 1 136 9th Grade 12th Grade
Grandview High School
20500 East Arapahoe Rd
Aurora, CO 80016
720-886-6500
  • Total: 2,653
  • 9th grade: 613
  • 10th grade: 672
  • 11th grade: 644
  • 12th grade: 724
18 to 1 146 9th Grade 12th Grade
Overland High School
12400 East Jewell Ave
Aurora, CO 80012
720-747-3700
  • Total: 2,047
  • 9th grade: 531
  • 10th grade: 528
  • 11th grade: 488
  • 12th grade: 500
16 to 1 130 9th Grade 12th Grade
Smoky Hill High School
16100 East Smoky Hill Rd
Aurora, CO 80015
720-886-5300
  • Total: 2,393
  • 9th grade: 628
  • 10th grade: 611
  • 11th grade: 593
  • 12th grade: 561
19 to 1 130 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $32,843
  • Median family income: $75,661
  • Median male income: $40,460
  • Median female income: $26,842
  • Median income of a renter: $38,754
  • Median income of a home owner: $74,869
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,910 5,595 10,345 17,765 17,115

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