Average Teacher Salary in Cheshire School District

The average teacher salary in Cheshire School District is $55,534.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $32,450 $20,350 $23,490 $28,020 $35,550 $52,820
Kindergarten $56,680 $29,420 $40,560 $55,250 $75,220 $84,680
Elementary $63,490 $42,610 $50,910 $65,200 $77,630 $85,370
Middle school $63,730 $43,240 $51,270 $64,400 $77,310 $85,640
High school $61,320 $39,110 $48,010 $61,170 $75,940 $85,910

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General Facts

  • Staff: 740
  • Full time teachers: 384
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 126
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 234
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 9
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 132
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,006

Financial Statistics for Cheshire School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $49,486,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $13,686,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,078,000
  • Total revenue: $64,250,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $37,672,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,551,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,660,000
  • Expenditures per student: $99,000
  • Total expenditures: $62,070,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $18,894,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,111,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Cheshire School District

Elementary Schools within the Cheshire School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chapman School
38 Country Club Rd
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-3591
  • Total: 329
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 58
13 to 1 26 1st Grade 6th Grade
Darcey School
1686 Waterbury Rd
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-3577
  • Total: 385
  • Pre-k: 85
  • Kindergarten: 300
18 to 1 22 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Doolittle School
735 Cornwall Ave
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-3549
  • Total: 532
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 93
  • 6th grade: 102
14 to 1 39 1st Grade 6th Grade
Highland School
490 Highland Ave
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-0335
  • Total: 869
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 150
  • 5th grade: 148
  • 6th grade: 163
14 to 1 64 1st Grade 6th Grade
Norton School
414 North Brooksvale Rd
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-7283
  • Total: 470
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 72
14 to 1 35 1st Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cheshire School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dodd Middle School
100 Park Placeace
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-272-3249
  • Total: 818
  • 7th grade: 417
  • 8th grade: 401
13 to 1 66 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cheshire School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cheshire High School
525 South Main St
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-250-2511
  • Total: 1,579
  • 9th grade: 416
  • 10th grade: 372
  • 11th grade: 407
  • 12th grade: 384
13 to 1 122 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Humiston School
30 Spring St
Cheshire, CT 6410
203-250-2442
  • Total: 24
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 11
4 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $33,903
  • Median family income: $90,774
  • Median male income: $48,204
  • Median female income: $30,801
  • Median income of a renter: $34,519
  • Median income of a home owner: $86,724
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    380 570 950 2,380 2,975