Average Teacher Salary in Amherst

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General Facts

  • Staff: 306
  • Full time teachers: 136
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 93
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 120
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 12
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 0
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,382

Financial Statistics for Amherst

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $13,330,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $10,976,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $270,000
  • Total revenue: $24,576,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,536,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $14,629,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,079,000
  • Expenditures per student: $24,000
  • Total expenditures: $24,536,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Amherst

Elementary Schools within the Amherst

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crocker Farm Elementary
280 West St
Amherst, MA 1002
413-362-1600
  • Total: 331
  • Pre-k: 68
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 30
9 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Fort River Elementary
70 So East St
Amherst, MA 1002
413-253-9731
  • Total: 458
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 83
11 to 1 41 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Marks Meadow Elementary School
813 No. Placeeasant St
Amherst, MA 1002
413-362-1305
  • Total: 190
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 25
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 35
10 to 1 19 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Wildwood Elementary
71 Strong St
Amherst, MA 1002
413-549-1400
  • Total: 403
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 54
10 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,427
  • Median family income: $61,237
  • Median male income: $8,123
  • Median female income: $5,755
  • Median income of a renter: $25,465
  • Median income of a home owner: $75,611
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    755 675 795 995 1,330