Average Teacher Salary in Liberal

The average teacher salary in Liberal is $36,643.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,026 $15,090 $16,854 $23,916 $36,065 $43,878
Kindergarten $40,195 $30,809 $34,488 $39,165 $46,016 $52,905
Elementary $38,525 $24,105 $30,980 $38,401 $45,969 $53,030
Middle school $38,801 $24,129 $31,872 $39,015 $46,208 $52,357
High school $38,669 $24,510 $31,451 $38,546 $46,012 $52,962

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General Facts

  • Staff: 533
  • Full time teachers: 313
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 129
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 158
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 14
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 133
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,669

Financial Statistics for Liberal

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $9,660,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $28,184,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,544,000
  • Total revenue: $42,388,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $23,795,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,468,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,180,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $40,316,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,954,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,835,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $157,000

Information on Schools within Liberal

Elementary Schools within the Liberal

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cottonwood Intermediate School
1100 West 11th
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-2700
  • Total: 495
  • 4th grade: 171
  • 5th grade: 176
  • 6th grade: 148
15 to 1 34 4th Grade 6th Grade
Garfield Elementary
1213 College
Ottawa, KS 66067
785-229-8060
  • Total: 359
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 59
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lincoln Elementary
900 North Ash
Mcpherson, KS 67460
620-241-9540
  • Total: 253
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 22
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 38
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Macarthur Elementary
925 South Holly
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1700
  • Total: 182
  • Pre-k: 4
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 57
15 to 1 13 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Mcdermott Elementary
439 South Pennsylvania
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1800
  • Total: 306
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 60
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Mckinley Elementary
615 West 7th
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1900
  • Total: 156
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 38
14 to 1 11 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Southlawn Elementary
836 South Jordan
Liberal, KS 67905
620-604-2000
  • Total: 298
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 75
15 to 1 20 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Sunflower Intermediate School
310 West Pine
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-2800
  • Total: 490
  • 4th grade: 170
  • 5th grade: 153
  • 6th grade: 167
14 to 1 35 4th Grade 6th Grade
Washington Elementary
128 North Park
Mcpherson, KS 67460
620-241-9560
  • Total: 242
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 62
15 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Liberal

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Liberal South Middle
950 South Grant Ave
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1300
  • Total: 327
  • 7th grade: 150
  • 8th grade: 177
11 to 1 29 7th Grade 8th Grade
Liberal West Middle
500 North Western
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1400
  • Total: 332
  • 7th grade: 171
  • 8th grade: 161
13 to 1 26 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Liberal

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Liberal Senior High
1611 West 2nd
Liberal, KS 67901
620-604-1200
  • Total: 1,229
  • 9th grade: 349
  • 10th grade: 358
  • 11th grade: 252
  • 12th grade: 251
17 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,248
  • Median family income: $41,366
  • Median male income: $24,001
  • Median female income: $16,321
  • Median income of a renter: $23,750
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,482
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,445 965 1,185 1,045 380