Average Teacher Salary in Sterling Community Unit School District 5

The average teacher salary in Sterling Community Unit School District 5 is $41,664.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,528 $17,002 $18,217 $21,742 $29,930 $38,944
Kindergarten $40,344 $23,057 $30,341 $39,618 $49,175 $57,312
Elementary $44,360 $22,462 $31,555 $43,220 $54,721 $67,078
Middle school $49,132 $27,364 $35,875 $46,092 $60,861 $78,611
High school $48,957 $27,487 $35,895 $47,662 $61,124 $73,050

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General Facts

  • Staff: 248
  • Full time teachers: 215
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): not available
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 134
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 64
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,191

Financial Statistics for Sterling Community Unit School District 5

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $18,392,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $12,065,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,955,000
  • Total revenue: $32,412,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $18,165,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $15,894,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,142,000
  • Expenditures per student: $103,000
  • Total expenditures: $30,773,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $9,410,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,140,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Sterling Community Unit School District 5

Elementary Schools within the Sterling Community Unit School District 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Franklin Elementary School
1510 East 25th St
Sterling, IL 61081
815-625-5755
  • Total: 399
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 30
  • 6th grade: 26
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Jefferson Elementary School
700 East Blvd
Marion, IL 62959
618-997-5766
  • Total: 288
  • Pre-k: 122
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 199
18 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary School
20163 Corinth Rd
Pittsburg, IL 62974
618-982-2130
  • Total: 100
  • Pre-k: 108
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 132
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 120
  • 8th grade: 103
17 to 1 6 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Wallace Early Childhood Center
506 West 4th St
Sterling, IL 61081
815-625-3000
  • Total: 215
  • Pre-k: 215
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Washington Elementary School
815 West Le Fevre Rd
Sterling, IL 61081
815-625-2372
  • Total: 404
  • Pre-k: 105
  • Kindergarten: 189
  • 1st grade: 205
16 to 1 25 3rd Grade 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sterling Community Unit School District 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Challand Middle School
1700 6th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
815-626-3300
  • Total: 747
  • 6th grade: 254
  • 7th grade: 241
  • 8th grade: 252
15 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sterling Community Unit School District 5

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sterling High School
1608 4th Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
815-625-6800
  • Total: 1,038
  • 9th grade: 295
  • 10th grade: 253
  • 11th grade: 228
  • 12th grade: 262
16 to 1 64 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,579
  • Median family income: $48,894
  • Median male income: $29,742
  • Median female income: $16,331
  • Median income of a renter: $24,226
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,886
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,115 1,280 1,670 1,680 600

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