Average Teacher Salary in Fort Dodge Community School District

The average teacher salary in Fort Dodge Community School District is $37,457.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,135 $15,861 $17,402 $24,064 $29,724 $38,617
Kindergarten $37,338 $25,591 $29,708 $36,692 $45,438 $51,615
Elementary $41,842 $28,070 $33,937 $42,619 $49,847 $54,679
Middle school $43,204 $26,161 $32,548 $41,712 $53,064 $64,967
High school $39,770 $25,058 $31,728 $40,825 $48,337 $53,000

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General Facts

  • Staff: 518
  • Full time teachers: 289
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 70
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 123
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 24
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 137
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,944

Financial Statistics for Fort Dodge Community School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $17,453,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $20,271,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,851,000
  • Total revenue: $40,575,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,157,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $21,729,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,956,000
  • Expenditures per student: $26,000
  • Total expenditures: $37,394,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $9,182,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,045,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $600,000

Information on Schools within Fort Dodge Community School District

Elementary Schools within the Fort Dodge Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Butler Elementary School
945 South 18th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5882
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 72
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Cooper Elementary School
2420 14th Ave North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5602
  • Total: 266
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 55
11 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Duncombe Elementary School
615 North 16th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5623
  • Total: 297
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 56
11 to 1 28 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Fair Oaks Middle School
416 South 10th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5691
  • Total: 545
  • 5th grade: 292
  • 6th grade: 253
17 to 1 32 5th Grade 6th Grade
Feelhaver Elementary School
1300 14th Ave North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5680
  • Total: 257
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 47
16 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Hillcrest Elementary School
712 3rd St NW
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5613
  • Total: 125
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 26
13 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Riverside Elementary School
220 Schnoebelen St
Riverside, IA 52327
319-648-2821
  • Total: 264
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 24
15 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Fort Dodge Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Phillips Middle School
1015 5th Ave North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-574-5711
  • Total: 582
  • 7th grade: 285
  • 8th grade: 297
15 to 1 39 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Fort Dodge Community School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Fort Dodge High School
819 North 25th St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-955-1770
  • Total: 1,213
  • 9th grade: 297
  • 10th grade: 317
  • 11th grade: 287
  • 12th grade: 312
13 to 1 94 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Fort Dodge Community School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Gordon Willard Alternative Education High School
104 South 17 St
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
515-576-7305
  • Total: 51
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 27
13 to 1 4 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,762
  • Median family income: $43,763
  • Median male income: $25,564
  • Median female income: $15,961
  • Median income of a renter: $22,144
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,606
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,715 1,755 2,020 1,855 465

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