Average Teacher Salary in Lee County

The average teacher salary in Lee County is $41,330.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,700 $14,490 $15,640 $18,780 $26,820 $48,740
Kindergarten $48,020 $30,430 $38,390 $48,700 $57,840 $66,820
Elementary $51,270 $34,590 $41,270 $51,920 $61,380 $68,070

How to Become a Teacher in Lee County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 809
  • Full time teachers: 393
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 89
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 182
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 175
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,186

Financial Statistics for Lee County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $18,403,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $32,334,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,845,000
  • Total revenue: $53,582,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $28,913,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,014,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,830,000
  • Expenditures per student: $302,000
  • Total expenditures: $56,415,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $14,533,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,560,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $749,000

Information on Schools within Lee County

Elementary Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Kinchafoonee Primary School
295 Leslie Hwy
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-2200
  • Total: 839
  • Pre-k: 209
  • Kindergarten: 199
  • 1st grade: 232
  • 2nd grade: 199
15 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Lee County Elementary School
185 Firetower Rd
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-2220
  • Total: 750
  • 3rd grade: 246
  • 4th grade: 249
  • 5th grade: 255
16 to 1 46 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Lee County Primary School
282 Magnolia Ave
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-2180
  • Total: 705
  • Kindergarten: 237
  • 1st grade: 233
  • 2nd grade: 235
15 to 1 47 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Twin Oaks Elementary
370 Leslie Hwy
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-3590
  • Total: 703
  • 3rd grade: 241
  • 4th grade: 240
  • 5th grade: 222
18 to 1 39 3rd Grade 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lee County Middle School
190 Smithville Rd North
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-2140
  • Total: 1,416
  • 6th grade: 496
  • 7th grade: 447
  • 8th grade: 473
16 to 1 86 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lee County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lee County High School
1 Trojan Way
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-2260
  • Total: 1,345
  • 9th grade: 98
  • 10th grade: 459
  • 11th grade: 423
  • 12th grade: 365
16 to 1 83 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lee High School 9th Grade Campus
370 Leslie Hwy
Leesburg, GA 31763
229-903-3590
  • Total: 428
  • 9th grade: 428
16 to 1 27 9th Grade 9th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,897
  • Median family income: $53,132
  • Median male income: $32,421
  • Median female income: $19,439
  • Median income of a renter: $32,609
  • Median income of a home owner: $54,602
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,165 1,005 1,720 1,970 980