Average Teacher Salary in Lawrence

The average teacher salary in Lawrence is $61,520.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $30,980 $21,910 $25,620 $28,840 $32,690 $46,090
Kindergarten $69,620 $43,750 $53,590 $76,880 $85,460 $91,210
Elementary $66,010 $44,040 $54,390 $65,790 $80,760 $89,020
Middle school $68,580 $46,520 $56,170 $70,380 $82,980 $90,180
High school $72,410 $49,130 $60,280 $77,540 $85,880 $91,750

How to Become a Teacher in Lawrence

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,529
  • Full time teachers: 914
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 263
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 619
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 44
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 241
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 12,221

Financial Statistics for Lawrence

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $13,259,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $165,940,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $17,634,000
  • Total revenue: $196,833,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $112,904,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $94,179,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $41,641,000
  • Expenditures per student: $715,000
  • Total expenditures: $197,986,000

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 Lawrence

Elementary Schools within the Lawrence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alexander B Bruce
135 Butler St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5935
  • Total: 535
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 101
11 to 1 51 2nd Grade 8th Grade
Arlington Elementary School
150 Arlington St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5926
  • Total: 494
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 110
13 to 1 38 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Arlington Middle School
150 Arlington St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5926
  • Total: 450
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 107
  • 7th grade: 111
  • 8th grade: 141
14 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Edward F. Parthum
255 East Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-691-7200
  • Total: 546
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 136
  • 4th grade: 124
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Emily G Wetherbee
75 Newton St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5986
  • Total: 591
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 59
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 71
12 to 1 48 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Francis M Leahy
100 Erving Ave
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5959
  • Total: 508
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 62
13 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Frost Middle School
33 Hamlet St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-722-8810
  • Total: 417
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 111
  • 8th grade: 105
12 to 1 36 5th Grade 8th Grade
Gerard A. Guilmette
80 Bodwell St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-686-8810
  • Total: 502
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 136
  • 4th grade: 120
10 to 1 49 1st Grade 4th Grade
Guilmette Middle School
80 Bodwell St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-722-8270
  • Total: 502
  • 5th grade: 117
  • 6th grade: 127
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 137
11 to 1 47 5th Grade 8th Grade
Henry K Oliver
183 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1840
978-975-5966
  • Total: 568
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 68
12 to 1 47 1st Grade 8th Grade
James F Hennessey
122 Hancock St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5950
  • Total: 356
  • Pre-k: 120
  • Kindergarten: 165
  • 1st grade: 71
17 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
John Breen School
114 Osgood St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5932
  • Total: 336
  • Pre-k: 219
  • Kindergarten: 117
18 to 1 19 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
John K Tarbox
59 Alder St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5983
  • Total: 261
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 47
10 to 1 25 1st Grade 5th Grade
Lawlor Ecc
41 Lexington St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5956
  • Total: 150
  • Kindergarten: 150
17 to 1 9 Kindergarten Kindergarten
Parthum Middle School
255 East Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-691-7200
  • Total: 501
  • 5th grade: 124
  • 6th grade: 133
  • 7th grade: 118
  • 8th grade: 126
14 to 1 37 5th Grade 8th Grade
Robert Frost
33 Hamlet St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5941
  • Total: 530
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 119
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Rollins Early Childhood Center
451 Howard St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-722-8190
  • Total: 113
  • Pre-k: 69
  • Kindergarten: 44
10 to 1 11 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
South Lawrence East Middle School
165 Crawford St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5970
  • Total: 530
  • 5th grade: 127
  • 6th grade: 120
  • 7th grade: 146
  • 8th grade: 137
17 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lawrence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alexander B Bruce
135 Butler St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5935
  • Total: 535
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 101
11 to 1 51 2nd Grade 8th Grade
Arlington Middle School
150 Arlington St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5926
  • Total: 450
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 107
  • 7th grade: 111
  • 8th grade: 141
14 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Emily G Wetherbee
75 Newton St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5986
  • Total: 591
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 59
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 71
12 to 1 48 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Frost Middle School
33 Hamlet St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-722-8810
  • Total: 417
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 111
  • 8th grade: 105
12 to 1 36 5th Grade 8th Grade
Guilmette Middle School
80 Bodwell St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-722-8270
  • Total: 502
  • 5th grade: 117
  • 6th grade: 127
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 137
11 to 1 47 5th Grade 8th Grade
Henry K Oliver
183 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1840
978-975-5966
  • Total: 568
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 68
12 to 1 47 1st Grade 8th Grade
James F Leonard
60 Allen St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5962
  • Total: 344
  • 6th grade: 100
  • 7th grade: 128
  • 8th grade: 116
12 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Parthum Middle School
255 East Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-691-7200
  • Total: 501
  • 5th grade: 124
  • 6th grade: 133
  • 7th grade: 118
  • 8th grade: 126
14 to 1 37 5th Grade 8th Grade
South Lawrence East Middle School
165 Crawford St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5970
  • Total: 530
  • 5th grade: 127
  • 6th grade: 120
  • 7th grade: 146
  • 8th grade: 137
17 to 1 31 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lawrence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Business Management & Finance High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-946-0713
  • Total: 469
  • 9th grade: 180
  • 10th grade: 122
  • 11th grade: 92
  • 12th grade: 75
19 to 1 24 9th Grade 12th Grade
Health & Human Services High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-946-0735
  • Total: 479
  • 9th grade: 184
  • 10th grade: 120
  • 11th grade: 91
  • 12th grade: 83
16 to 1 30 9th Grade 12th Grade
High School Learning Center
233 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5917
  • Total: 254
  • 9th grade: 166
  • 10th grade: 41
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade: 19
9 to 1 28 9th Grade 12th Grade
Humanities & Leadership Development High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-946-0724
  • Total: 522
  • 9th grade: 164
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 126
  • 12th grade: 86
20 to 1 26 9th Grade 12th Grade
International High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-946-0712
  • Total: 488
  • 9th grade: 139
  • 10th grade: 123
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade: 96
16 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade
Math Science & Technology High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-946-0719
  • Total: 494
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 95
  • 12th grade: 113
19 to 1 26 9th Grade 12th Grade
Performing & Fine Arts High School
70-71 North Parish Rd
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-946-0766
  • Total: 537
  • 9th grade: 190
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 83
  • 12th grade: 144
20 to 1 27 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Lawrence (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
School For Exceptional Studies
233 Haverhill St
Lawrence, MA 1841
978-975-5980
  • Total: 221
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 11
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 25
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade: 12
5 to 1 49 Kindergarten 12th Grade
South Lawrence East Elementary School
165 Crawford St
Lawrence, MA 1843
978-975-5970
  • Total: 523
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 140
19 to 1 28 1st Grade 4th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,360
  • Median family income: $31,809
  • Median male income: $22,072
  • Median female income: $16,612
  • Median income of a renter: $21,163
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,019
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,750 3,475 3,375 2,445 925