Average Teacher Salary in Palmer

The average teacher salary in Palmer is $50,072.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,970 $18,690 $21,220 $24,370 $29,700 $46,140
Kindergarten $55,180 $38,540 $45,900 $55,590 $65,250 $73,010
Elementary $54,560 $38,280 $45,210 $55,680 $63,980 $70,330
Middle school $55,300 $38,570 $45,550 $55,440 $64,550 $72,740
High school $57,350 $40,190 $47,840 $57,250 $66,030 $74,410

How to Become a Teacher in Palmer

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General Facts

  • Staff: 252
  • Full time teachers: 142
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 45
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 82
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 8
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 50
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,840

Financial Statistics for Palmer

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $9,181,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,701,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,144,000
  • Total revenue: $26,026,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,425,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $11,980,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,721,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $24,406,000

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 Palmer

Elementary Schools within the Palmer

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Converse Middle
24 Converse St
Palmer, MA 1069
413-283-8109
  • Total: 462
  • 5th grade: 159
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 164
12 to 1 39 5th Grade 7th Grade
Old Mill Pond
4107 Main St
Palmer, MA 1069
413-283-4300
  • Total: 709
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 143
  • 1st grade: 135
  • 2nd grade: 134
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 133
13 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Palmer

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Converse Middle
24 Converse St
Palmer, MA 1069
413-283-8109
  • Total: 462
  • 5th grade: 159
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 164
12 to 1 39 5th Grade 7th Grade
Palmer High
4105 Main St
Palmer, MA 1069
413-283-6511
  • Total: 669
  • 8th grade: 172
  • 9th grade: 141
  • 10th grade: 117
  • 11th grade: 131
  • 12th grade: 108
13 to 1 50 8th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Palmer

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Palmer High
4105 Main St
Palmer, MA 1069
413-283-6511
  • Total: 669
  • 8th grade: 172
  • 9th grade: 141
  • 10th grade: 117
  • 11th grade: 131
  • 12th grade: 108
13 to 1 50 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,664
  • Median family income: $49,358
  • Median male income: $30,293
  • Median female income: $19,753
  • Median income of a renter: $27,930
  • Median income of a home owner: $48,480
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    555 705 915 910 295