Average Teacher Salary in Reading

The average teacher salary in Reading 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 Reading

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General Facts

  • Staff: 509
  • Full time teachers: 303
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 106
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 203
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 12
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 84
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,428

Financial Statistics for Reading

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $37,901,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,319,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,951,000
  • Total revenue: $63,171,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $31,195,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $26,628,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,500,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $62,893,000

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 Reading

Elementary Schools within the Reading

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alice M Barrows
16 Edgemont Ave
Reading, MA 1867
781-942-9166
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 74
17 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Birch Meadow
27 A B Lord Dr
Reading, MA 1867
781-944-2335
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 76
18 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
J Warren Killam
333 Charles St
Reading, MA 1867
781-944-7831
  • Total: 451
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 68
15 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Joshua Eaton
365 Summer Ave
Reading, MA 1867
781-942-9161
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 66
17 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wood End Elementary School
85 Sunset Rock Ln
Reading, MA 1867
781-942-5420
  • Total: 348
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 58
13 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Reading

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arthur W Coolidge Middle
89 Birch Meadow Dr
Reading, MA 1867
781-942-9158
  • Total: 466
  • 6th grade: 161
  • 7th grade: 151
  • 8th grade: 154
13 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Walter School Parker Middle
45 Templacee St
Reading, MA 1867
781-944-1236
  • Total: 586
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 196
  • 8th grade: 208
13 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Reading

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Reading Memorial High
62 Oakland Rd
Reading, MA 1867
781-944-8200
  • Total: 1,298
  • Pre-k: 76
  • 9th grade: 292
  • 10th grade: 304
  • 11th grade: 319
  • 12th grade: 307
15 to 1 88 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $32,888
  • Median family income: $89,076
  • Median male income: $51,808
  • Median female income: $27,344
  • Median income of a renter: $32,485
  • Median income of a home owner: $83,884
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    325 450 820 2,060 2,810