Average Teacher Salary in Sanford School Department

The average teacher salary in Sanford School Department 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

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General Facts

  • Staff: 588
  • Full time teachers: 278
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 84
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 160
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 104
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,374

Financial Statistics for Sanford School Department

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $11,831,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $24,254,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,220,000
  • Total revenue: $39,305,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $25,362,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $21,502,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,604,000
  • Expenditures per student: $783,000
  • Total expenditures: $39,766,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,403,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,134,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $704,000

Information on Schools within Sanford School Department

Elementary Schools within the Sanford School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carl J Lamb School
233 Shaws Ridge Rd
Springvale, ME 4083
207-324-8481
  • Total: 523
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 64
12 to 1 43 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Emerson School
975 Main St
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-3322
  • Total: 123
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 43
10 to 1 13 1st Grade 3rd Grade
Lafayette School
69 Brook St
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-4160
  • Total: 105
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 34
11 to 1 10 1st Grade 3rd Grade
Margaret Chase Smith Sch.-sanford
248 Twombly Rd
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-7586
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 67
12 to 1 28 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Willard School
668 Main St
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-8454
  • Total: 448
  • 4th grade: 147
  • 5th grade: 160
  • 6th grade: 141
13 to 1 35 4th Grade 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sanford School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sanford Jr High School
708 Main St
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-3114
  • Total: 508
  • 7th grade: 254
  • 8th grade: 254
12 to 1 44 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Sanford School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sanford High School
52 Sanford High School Blvd
Sanford, ME 4073
207-324-4050
  • Total: 1,317
  • 9th grade: 370
  • 10th grade: 342
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 254
15 to 1 91 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,951
  • Median family income: $43,021
  • Median male income: $27,347
  • Median female income: $16,122
  • Median income of a renter: $20,969
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,192
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,410 1,065 1,315 1,295 335

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