Average Teacher Salary in Jefferson County

The average teacher salary in Jefferson County is $47,102.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $43,540 $21,880 $31,570 $47,830 $54,890 $59,150
Kindergarten $47,810 $30,750 $38,280 $49,850 $58,030 $64,860
Elementary $49,430 $32,970 $40,360 $50,760 $59,120 $66,030
Middle school $46,210 $19,960 $36,650 $48,610 $59,200 $65,700
High school $48,520 $32,630 $37,920 $46,810 $58,690 $69,390

How to Become a Teacher in Jefferson County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 479
  • Full time teachers: 230
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 48
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 107
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 99
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,120

Financial Statistics for Jefferson County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $9,236,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $18,165,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,895,000
  • Total revenue: $32,296,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $18,314,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $18,382,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,565,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $30,638,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $8,527,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,445,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $510,000

Information on Schools within Jefferson County

Elementary Schools within the Jefferson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carver Elementary School
104 Bedingfield St
Wadley, GA 30477
478-252-5762
  • Total: 300
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 127
13 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Louisville Academy
901 Mimosa Dr
Louisville, GA 30434
478-625-7794
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 79
14 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wrens Elementary School
1711 Hwy 17 North
Wrens, GA 30833
706-547-2063
  • Total: 630
  • Pre-k: 80
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 98
14 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Jefferson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Louisville Middle School
1200 School St
Louisville, GA 30434
478-625-7764
  • Total: 352
  • 6th grade: 118
  • 7th grade: 117
  • 8th grade: 117
11 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Wrens Middle School
101 Griffins St
Wrens, GA 30833
706-547-6580
  • Total: 297
  • 6th grade: 88
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 112
12 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jefferson County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson County High School
1157 Warrior Trl
Louisville, GA 30434
478-625-9991
  • Total: 948
  • 9th grade: 259
  • 10th grade: 254
  • 11th grade: 231
  • 12th grade: 204
15 to 1 64 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,491
  • Median family income: $31,380
  • Median male income: $23,480
  • Median female income: $13,643
  • Median income of a renter: $15,053
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,376
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,735 1,045 1,040 510 230