Average Teacher Salary in Needham

The average teacher salary in Needham 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

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General Facts

  • Staff: 645
  • Full time teachers: 338
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 119
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 224
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 10
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 100
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,115

Financial Statistics for Needham

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $46,914,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $39,665,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,140,000
  • Total revenue: $88,719,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $42,564,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,381,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $15,481,000
  • Expenditures per student: $56,000
  • Total expenditures: $86,794,000

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 Needham

Elementary Schools within the Needham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Broadmeadow
120 Brdmeadow Rd
Needham, MA 2492
781-455-0448
  • Total: 601
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 103
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 97
18 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hillside Elementary
28 Glen Gary Rd
Needham, MA 2494
781-455-0461
  • Total: 398
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 69
16 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John Eliot
135 Wellesley Ave
Needham, MA 2494
781-455-0452
  • Total: 387
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 62
15 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Newman Elementary
1155 Central Ave
Needham, MA 2492
781-455-0416
  • Total: 754
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 113
  • 5th grade: 119
18 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
William Mitchell
187 Brookline St
Needham, MA 2492
781-455-0466
  • Total: 471
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 70
16 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Needham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Pollard Middle
200 Harris Ave
Needham, MA 2492
781-455-0480
  • Total: 1,104
  • 6th grade: 404
  • 7th grade: 351
  • 8th grade: 349
13 to 1 83 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Needham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Needham High
609 Webster St
Needham, MA 2494
781-455-0800
  • Total: 1,400
  • 9th grade: 378
  • 10th grade: 330
  • 11th grade: 375
  • 12th grade: 313
14 to 1 100 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $44,549
  • Median family income: $107,570
  • Median male income: $61,830
  • Median female income: $31,696
  • Median income of a renter: $44,226
  • Median income of a home owner: $100,732
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    360 385 880 1,895 4,275