Average Teacher Salary in South Portland School Department

The average teacher salary in South Portland School Department is $43,684.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,100 $17,110 $20,660 $24,290 $29,210 $33,930
Kindergarten $47,210 $31,580 $37,750 $47,820 $57,620 $64,190
Elementary $48,790 $33,930 $40,480 $50,010 $57,540 $63,670
Middle school $48,190 $34,330 $39,700 $47,820 $56,250 $63,350
High school $49,130 $34,740 $40,350 $49,140 $58,300 $64,810

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General Facts

  • Staff: 618
  • Full time teachers: 253
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 101
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 158
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 80
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,053

Financial Statistics for South Portland School Department

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $32,688,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,305,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,379,000
  • Total revenue: $43,372,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $28,277,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,713,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,291,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $41,071,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $12,952,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,012,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within South Portland School Department

Elementary Schools within the South Portland School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dora L Small Elementary School
87 Thompson St
South Portland, ME 4106
207-799-7676
  • Total: 296
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 49
16 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dyer Elementary School
52 Alfred St
South Portland, ME 4106
207-799-4845
  • Total: 276
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 38
12 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Frank I Brown Elementary School
37 Highland Ave
South Portland, ME 4106
207-799-5196
  • Total: 259
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 39
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
James Otis Kaler Elementary School
165 Kelsey St
South Portland, ME 4106
207-799-3214
  • Total: 225
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 32
13 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Waldo T Skillin Elementary School
180 Wescott Rd
South Portland, ME 4106
207-773-7375
  • Total: 402
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 62
13 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the South Portland School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School
240 Ocean St
South Portland, ME 4106
207-799-7386
  • Total: 318
  • 6th grade: 112
  • 7th grade: 106
  • 8th grade: 100
11 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Memorial Middle School
120 Wescott Rd
South Portland, ME 4106
207-773-5629
  • Total: 364
  • 6th grade: 110
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 118
11 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the South Portland School Department

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
South Portland High School
637 Highland Ave
South Portland, ME 4106
207-767-3266
  • Total: 913
  • 9th grade: 267
  • 10th grade: 222
  • 11th grade: 221
  • 12th grade: 203
12 to 1 79 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $22,781
  • Median family income: $52,833
  • Median male income: $28,694
  • Median female income: $21,702
  • Median income of a renter: $30,308
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,648
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    795 1,160 1,760 1,680 665

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