Average Teacher Salary in Portland Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Portland Public Schools is $41,788.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $28,030 $19,650 $22,260 $27,170 $32,470 $37,610
Kindergarten $46,020 $32,450 $36,560 $46,030 $55,760 $62,020
Elementary $45,050 $31,520 $36,820 $45,260 $53,080 $59,710
Middle school $45,240 $30,540 $36,300 $45,340 $54,200 $61,590
High school $44,600 $30,790 $36,510 $44,360 $52,920 $60,250

How to Become a Teacher in Portland Public Schools

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,545
  • Full time teachers: 604
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 240
  • Instructional Coordinators: 16
  • Elementary Teachers: 374
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 30
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 200
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,964

Financial Statistics for Portland Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $66,582,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,594,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,142,000
  • Total revenue: $100,318,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $61,703,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $61,747,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $23,382,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,868,000
  • Total expenditures: $99,024,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $29,880,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $9,214,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,269,000

Information on Schools within Portland Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Portland Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cliff Island School
4 Church St (c/o Peaks Is Sch)
Peaks Island, ME 4108
207-766-2885
  • Total: 6
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
5 to 1 1 Kindergarten 5th Grade
East End Community School
195 North St
Portland, ME 4101
207-874-8228
  • Total: 428
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 67
11 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fred P Hall School
23 Orono Rd
Portland, ME 4101
207-874-8205
  • Total: 452
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 82
12 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Harrison Lyseth Elementary School
175 Auburn St
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8215
  • Total: 529
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 92
14 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Howard C Reiche Community School
166 Brackett St
Portland, ME 4102
207-874-8175
  • Total: 293
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 52
10 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Longfellow School-portland
432 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8195
  • Total: 373
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 59
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Nathan Clifford School
180 Falmouth St
Portland, ME 4101
207-874-8180
  • Total: 277
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 44
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Peaks Island School
4 Church St
Peaks Island, ME 4108
207-766-2528
  • Total: 48
  • Kindergarten: 6
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 10
  • 3rd grade: 10
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 5
7 to 1 7 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Presumpscot School
69 Presumpscot St
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8220
  • Total: 274
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 44
15 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverton School
1600 Forest Ave
Portland, ME 4101
207-874-8210
  • Total: 445
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 64
13 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Portland Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
King Middle School
92 Deering Ave
Portland, ME 4102
207-874-8140
  • Total: 493
  • 6th grade: 158
  • 7th grade: 179
  • 8th grade: 156
9 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lincoln Middle School
522 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8145
  • Total: 478
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 155
  • 8th grade: 163
10 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lyman Moore Middle School
171 Auburn St
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8150
  • Total: 546
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 184
  • 8th grade: 171
11 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Portland Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Casco Bay High School
196 Allen Ave
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8160
  • Total: 232
  • 9th grade: 62
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade: 59
12 to 1 20 9th Grade 12th Grade
Deering High School
370 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 4103
207-874-8260
  • Total: 1,166
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 296
  • 11th grade: 302
  • 12th grade: 318
14 to 1 82 9th Grade 12th Grade
Portland High School
284 Cumberland Ave
Portland, ME 4101
207-874-8250
  • Total: 924
  • 9th grade: 197
  • 10th grade: 286
  • 11th grade: 210
  • 12th grade: 231
13 to 1 73 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,698
  • Median family income: $48,763
  • Median male income: $25,238
  • Median female income: $20,725
  • Median income of a renter: $26,068
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,376
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,905 2,550 3,015 3,675 1,520

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