Average Teacher Salary in Harlan County

The average teacher salary in Harlan County is $43,602.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,230 $18,090 $23,160 $28,510 $35,670 $46,990
Kindergarten $45,520 $34,550 $40,430 $46,610 $51,700 $56,430
Elementary $47,180 $35,990 $42,200 $48,000 $53,130 $58,160
Middle school $47,110 $34,890 $41,410 $47,940 $53,820 $58,950
High school $47,970 $35,210 $41,640 $48,680 $54,830 $60,220

How to Become a Teacher in Harlan County

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General Facts

  • Staff: 687
  • Full time teachers: 278
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 63
  • Instructional Coordinators: 11
  • Elementary Teachers: 125
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 62
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,378

Financial Statistics for Harlan County

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $7,233,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $28,941,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,297,000
  • Total revenue: $43,471,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $20,863,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,956,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,880,000
  • Expenditures per student: $695,000
  • Total expenditures: $55,780,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,102,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,089,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,000

Information on Schools within Harlan County

Elementary Schools within the Harlan County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Black Mountain Elementary School
1555 Hwy 215
Kenvir, KY 40847
606-837-2214
  • Total: 427
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 50
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cawood Elementary School
51 Nola St
Cawood, KY 40815
606-573-2502
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 43
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cumberland Elementary School
322 Golf Course Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
606-589-2511
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 73
  • 8th grade: 64
16 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Evarts Elementary School
132 Keister St
Evarts, KY 40828
606-837-2386
  • Total: 416
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 46
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 37
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Green Hills Elementary School
123 West Hwy 221
Bledsoe, KY 40810
606-558-3533
  • Total: 210
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 29
15 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
James A. Cawood Elementary
279 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
606-573-1950
  • Total: 338
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 41
14 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Rosspoint Elementary School
132 Hwy 522
Baxter, KY 40806
606-573-4600
  • Total: 372
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 39
  • 8th grade: 46
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Wallins Elementary School
993 Hwy 219
Wallins, KY 40873
606-664-3444
  • Total: 415
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 43
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 47
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Harlan County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Black Mountain Elementary School
1555 Hwy 215
Kenvir, KY 40847
606-837-2214
  • Total: 427
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 36
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 50
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cawood Elementary School
51 Nola St
Cawood, KY 40815
606-573-2502
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 28
  • 7th grade: 32
  • 8th grade: 43
16 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cumberland Elementary School
322 Golf Course Rd
Cumberland, KY 40823
606-589-2511
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 77
  • 7th grade: 73
  • 8th grade: 64
16 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Evarts Elementary School
132 Keister St
Evarts, KY 40828
606-837-2386
  • Total: 416
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 46
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 37
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Green Hills Elementary School
123 West Hwy 221
Bledsoe, KY 40810
606-558-3533
  • Total: 210
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 29
15 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
James A. Cawood Elementary
279 Ball Park Rd
Harlan, KY 40831
606-573-1950
  • Total: 338
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 41
14 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Rosspoint Elementary School
132 Hwy 522
Baxter, KY 40806
606-573-4600
  • Total: 372
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 39
  • 8th grade: 46
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Wallins Elementary School
993 Hwy 219
Wallins, KY 40873
606-664-3444
  • Total: 415
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 43
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 47
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Harlan County

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Harlan County High School
4000 North Us Hwy 119
Baxter, KY 40806
606-574-2020
  • Total: 1,217
  • 9th grade: 331
  • 10th grade: 336
  • 11th grade: 285
  • 12th grade: 264
17 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $11,578
  • Median family income: $23,524
  • Median male income: $21,503
  • Median female income: $11,917
  • Median income of a renter: $11,773
  • Median income of a home owner: $21,727
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,535 1,905 1,175 790 185