Average Teacher Salary in Chatham County School District

The average teacher salary in Chatham County School District is $43,878.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,930 $14,290 $15,190 $17,500 $23,140 $44,880
Kindergarten $49,860 $36,240 $42,630 $50,540 $57,010 $64,270
Elementary $48,980 $34,700 $40,390 $48,390 $56,640 $65,590
Middle school $49,400 $35,270 $39,600 $48,290 $58,060 $67,000
High school $48,220 $33,820 $39,360 $47,860 $56,360 $65,050

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General Facts

  • Staff: 5,001
  • Full time teachers: 2,715
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 640
  • Instructional Coordinators: 55
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,416
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 198
  • Pre-K Teachers: 76
  • High School Teachers: 1,026
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 33,994

Financial Statistics for Chatham County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $193,774,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $133,752,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $37,910,000
  • Total revenue: $365,436,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $203,345,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $200,434,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $59,230,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $334,240,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $94,510,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $26,708,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $3,251,000

Information on Schools within Chatham County School District

Elementary Schools within the Chatham County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bartow Elementary School
1804 Stratford St
Savannah, GA 31415
912-201-5300
  • Total: 577
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 93
11 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bloomingdale Elementary School
101 East Main St
Bloomingdale, GA 31302
912-748-3680
  • Total: 636
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 93
13 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Butler Elementary School
1909 Cynthia St
Savannah, GA 31415
912-201-7575
  • Total: 846
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 135
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 131
13 to 1 63 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Coastal Empire Montessori Charter School
301 Buckhalter Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
912-238-1974
  • Total: 101
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 61
17 to 1 6 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
East Broad Street Elementary School
400 East Brd St
Savannah, GA 31401
912-201-5500
  • Total: 584
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 69
12 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ellis Elementary School
220 East 49th St
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5470
  • Total: 556
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 37
12 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Gadsden Elementary School
919 May St
Savannah, GA 31415
912-201-5940
  • Total: 605
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 80
12 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Garden City Elementary School
4037 Kessler Ave
Garden City, GA 31408
912-965-6820
  • Total: 577
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 85
12 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Garrison Elementary School
649 West Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
912-201-5975
  • Total: 396
  • Pre-k: 79
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 52
10 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Georgetown Elementary School
1516 King George Blvd
Savannah, GA 31419
912-961-3475
  • Total: 668
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 69
12 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Gould Elementary School
4910 Pineland Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5400
  • Total: 677
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 92
13 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Haven Elementary School
5111 Dillon Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
912-303-6501
  • Total: 415
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 62
11 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Heard Elementary School
414 Lee Blvd
Savannah, GA 31405
912-303-6630
  • Total: 675
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 100
12 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hesse Elementary School
9116 Whitfield Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-303-6440
  • Total: 582
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 33
13 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hodge Elementary School
1101 West Victory Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5200
  • Total: 420
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 66
12 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Howard Elementary School
115 Wilmington Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
912-898-3925
  • Total: 686
  • Pre-k: 65
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 97
13 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Islands Elementary School
4595 Us Hwy 80 East
Savannah, GA 31410
912-898-3900
  • Total: 754
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 135
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 112
13 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Isle Of Hope Elementary School
100 Parkersburg Rd
Savannah, GA 31406
912-303-6555
  • Total: 508
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 77
12 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Jacob G. Smith Elementary School
210 Lamara Dr
Savannah, GA 31405
912-303-6530
  • Total: 407
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 66
12 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Largo-tibet Elementary School
430 Tibet Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-961-3450
  • Total: 599
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 77
11 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Low Elementary School
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
912-303-6380
  • Total: 514
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 2
11 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Marshpoint Elementary School
135 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
912-898-4000
  • Total: 927
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 163
  • 2nd grade: 146
  • 3rd grade: 144
  • 4th grade: 142
  • 5th grade: 162
13 to 1 73 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pooler Elementary School
308 Holly Ave
Pooler, GA 31322
912-748-3625
  • Total: 469
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 74
12 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Port Wentworth Elementary School
507 South Coastal Hwy
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
912-965-6742
  • Total: 625
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 95
14 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pulaski Elementary School
5330 Montgomery St
Savannah, GA 31405
912-303-6466
  • Total: 641
  • Pre-k: 100
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 75
13 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Southwest Elementary School
6020 Ogeechee Rd
Savannah, GA 31419
912-961-3301
  • Total: 802
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 150
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 135
14 to 1 58 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Spencer Elementary School
100 Bouhan Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
912-201-7525
  • Total: 403
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 52
10 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thunderbolt Elementary School
3313 Louis St
Thunderbolt, GA 31404
912-303-6655
  • Total: 518
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 82
12 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
1150 Cornell Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-354-3911
  • Total: 15
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 2
2 to 1 7 2nd Grade 12th Grade
West Chatham Elementary School
820 Pine Barren Rd
Pooler, GA 31322
912-748-3601
  • Total: 916
  • Kindergarten: 170
  • 1st grade: 145
  • 2nd grade: 178
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 139
14 to 1 67 Kindergarten 5th Grade
White Bluff Elementary School
9902 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31406
912-961-3325
  • Total: 612
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 81
12 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Windsor Forest Elementary School
414 Briarcliff Circle
Savannah, GA 31419
912-961-3353
  • Total: 503
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 81
12 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Chatham County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bartlett Middle School
208 Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401
912-961-3500
  • Total: 499
  • 6th grade: 195
  • 7th grade: 140
  • 8th grade: 164
11 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Coastal Middle School
170 Whitemarsh Island Rd
Savannah, GA 31410
912-898-3950
  • Total: 891
  • 6th grade: 315
  • 7th grade: 329
  • 8th grade: 247
13 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Derenne Middle School
1009 Clinch St
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5900
  • Total: 861
  • 6th grade: 277
  • 7th grade: 275
  • 8th grade: 309
12 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Ellis Elementary School
220 East 49th St
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5470
  • Total: 556
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 37
12 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Hubert Middle School
768 Grant St
Savannah, GA 31401
912-201-5235
  • Total: 320
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 98
  • 8th grade: 131
10 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mercer Middle School
201 Rommel Ave
Garden City, GA 31408
912-965-6700
  • Total: 844
  • 6th grade: 281
  • 7th grade: 255
  • 8th grade: 308
14 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Myers Middle School
2025 East 52nd St
Savannah, GA 31404
912-303-6600
  • Total: 587
  • 6th grade: 177
  • 7th grade: 192
  • 8th grade: 218
11 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Oglethorpe Charter School
707 Stiles Ave
Savannah, GA 31415
912-201-5075
  • Total: 405
  • 6th grade: 132
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 137
14 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Shuman Middle School
415 Goebel Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
912-201-7500
  • Total: 637
  • 6th grade: 197
  • 7th grade: 203
  • 8th grade: 237
11 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Southwest Middle School
6030 Ogeechee Rd
Savannah, GA 31419
912-961-3540
  • Total: 977
  • 6th grade: 340
  • 7th grade: 332
  • 8th grade: 305
14 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Chatham Middle School
800 Pine Barren Rd
Pooler, GA 31322
912-748-3651
  • Total: 1,009
  • 6th grade: 331
  • 7th grade: 316
  • 8th grade: 362
14 to 1 74 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Chatham County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Beach High School
3001 Hopkins St
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5330
  • Total: 1,037
  • 9th grade: 379
  • 10th grade: 248
  • 11th grade: 256
  • 12th grade: 154
15 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade
Groves High School
100 Wheathill Rd
Garden City, GA 31408
912-965-2520
  • Total: 1,383
  • 9th grade: 417
  • 10th grade: 399
  • 11th grade: 300
  • 12th grade: 267
15 to 1 90 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jenkins High School
1800 East De Renne Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-303-6300
  • Total: 1,581
  • 9th grade: 595
  • 10th grade: 345
  • 11th grade: 312
  • 12th grade: 329
15 to 1 106 9th Grade 12th Grade
Johnson High School
3012 Sunset Blvd
Savannah, GA 31404
912-303-6400
  • Total: 1,579
  • 9th grade: 349
  • 10th grade: 382
  • 11th grade: 186
  • 12th grade: 197
16 to 1 97 9th Grade 12th Grade
Low Elementary School
15 Blue Ridge Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
912-303-6380
  • Total: 514
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 2
11 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Savannah Arts Academy
500 Washington Ave
Savannah, GA 31405
912-201-5000
  • Total: 730
  • 9th grade: 219
  • 10th grade: 169
  • 11th grade: 155
  • 12th grade: 187
13 to 1 56 9th Grade 12th Grade
Savannah Gateway To College
5717 White Bluff Rd
Savannah, GA 31405
912-443-5495
  • Total: 55
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 11
110 to 1 1 9th Grade 12th Grade
Savannah High School
400 Pennsylvania Ave
Savannah, GA 31404
912-201-5050
  • Total: 1,039
  • Pre-k: 20
  • 9th grade: 426
  • 10th grade: 186
  • 11th grade: 216
  • 12th grade: 191
16 to 1 64 9th Grade 12th Grade
Uhs Of Savannah Coastal Harbor Treatment Center
1150 Cornell Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-354-3911
  • Total: 15
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 2
2 to 1 7 2nd Grade 12th Grade
Windsor Forest High School
12419 Largo Dr
Savannah, GA 31419
912-961-3400
  • Total: 1,345
  • Pre-k: 19
  • 9th grade: 584
  • 10th grade: 288
  • 11th grade: 261
  • 12th grade: 193
17 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,152
  • Median family income: $46,125
  • Median male income: $26,779
  • Median female income: $17,162
  • Median income of a renter: $24,041
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,133
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    14,945 10,590 12,350 13,515 8,340

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