Average Teacher Salary in Chelsea

The average teacher salary in Chelsea is $56,596.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,520 $23,930 $27,320 $31,400 $38,920 $50,680
Kindergarten $57,290 $36,550 $45,200 $57,900 $69,980 $80,510
Elementary $64,540 $42,960 $52,350 $65,530 $77,410 $85,920
Middle school $62,340 $42,140 $50,210 $62,510 $75,270 $84,930
High school $64,290 $42,630 $52,320 $64,580 $77,100 $87,160

How to Become a Teacher in Chelsea

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General Facts

  • Staff: 711
  • Full time teachers: 410
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 110
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 253
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 25
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 117
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,602

Financial Statistics for Chelsea

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $15,641,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $61,621,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,365,000
  • Total revenue: $84,627,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $44,244,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $38,896,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $17,665,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,000
  • Total expenditures: $79,652,000

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 Chelsea

Elementary Schools within the Chelsea

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clark Avenue School
8 Clark Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5100
  • Total: 568
  • 5th grade: 158
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 130
  • 8th grade: 134
15 to 1 39 5th Grade 8th Grade
Edgar A Hooks Elementary
300 Crescent Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5400
  • Total: 449
  • 1st grade: 138
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 91
15 to 1 31 1st Grade 4th Grade
Eugene Wright School
180 Walnut St
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5240
  • Total: 447
  • 5th grade: 117
  • 6th grade: 115
  • 7th grade: 109
  • 8th grade: 106
13 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Frank M Sokolowski Elementary
300 Crescent Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-8464
  • Total: 447
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 106
13 to 1 34 1st Grade 4th Grade
George F. Kelly Elementary
300 Crescent Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5350
  • Total: 479
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 111
15 to 1 33 1st Grade 4th Grade
Joseph A. Browne School
180 Walnut St
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5253
  • Total: 502
  • 5th grade: 122
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 129
  • 8th grade: 113
13 to 1 40 5th Grade 8th Grade
Shurtleff Early Childhood
99 Hawthorn St
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5150
  • Total: 822
  • Pre-k: 375
  • Kindergarten: 447
16 to 1 50 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
William A Berkowitz Elementary
300 Crescent Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5300
  • Total: 464
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 147
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 92
14 to 1 33 1st Grade 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Chelsea

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clark Avenue School
8 Clark Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5100
  • Total: 568
  • 5th grade: 158
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 130
  • 8th grade: 134
15 to 1 39 5th Grade 8th Grade
Eugene Wright School
180 Walnut St
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5240
  • Total: 447
  • 5th grade: 117
  • 6th grade: 115
  • 7th grade: 109
  • 8th grade: 106
13 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Joseph A. Browne School
180 Walnut St
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5253
  • Total: 502
  • 5th grade: 122
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 129
  • 8th grade: 113
13 to 1 40 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Chelsea

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chelsea High
299 Everett Ave
Chelsea, MA 2150
617-466-5000
  • Total: 1,424
  • 9th grade: 469
  • 10th grade: 359
  • 11th grade: 312
  • 12th grade: 275
12 to 1 117 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,628
  • Median family income: $32,130
  • Median male income: $22,138
  • Median female income: $18,280
  • Median income of a renter: $24,857
  • Median income of a home owner: $48,143
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,830 1,705 1,300 1,310 545