Average Teacher Salary in Somerville

The average teacher salary in Somerville 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 Somerville

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General Facts

  • Staff: 711
  • Full time teachers: 393
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 126
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 221
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 33
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 132
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,778

Financial Statistics for Somerville

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $37,950,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $55,550,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,880,000
  • Total revenue: $100,380,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $53,255,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,564,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $22,909,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,355,000
  • Total expenditures: $115,546,000

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 Somerville

Elementary Schools within the Somerville

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park
290 Washington St
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 57
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 40
14 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Arthur D Healey
5 Meacham St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 35
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Benjamin G Brown
201 Willow Ave
Somerville, MA 2144
617-625-6600
  • Total: 245
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 19
15 to 1 16 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Capuano Ecc
150 Glen St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 411
  • Pre-k: 233
  • Kindergarten: 178
15 to 1 27 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
E Somerville Community
42 Prescott St
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 518
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 57
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 60
  • 8th grade: 57
12 to 1 43 1st Grade 8th Grade
John F Kennedy
7 Bolster St
Jamaica Plain, MA 2130
617-635-8127
  • Total: 361
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 101
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West Somerville Neighborhood
177 Powderhouse Blvd
Somerville, MA 2144
617-625-6600
  • Total: 301
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 30
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Winter Hill Community
115 Sycamore St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 439
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 78
11 to 1 40 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Somerville

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Albert F. Argenziano School At Lincoln Park
290 Washington St
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 57
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 40
14 to 1 34 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Arthur D Healey
5 Meacham St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 57
  • 8th grade: 35
14 to 1 39 Kindergarten 8th Grade
E Somerville Community
42 Prescott St
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 518
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 57
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 60
  • 8th grade: 57
12 to 1 43 1st Grade 8th Grade
West Somerville Neighborhood
177 Powderhouse Blvd
Somerville, MA 2144
617-625-6600
  • Total: 301
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 29
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 29
  • 8th grade: 30
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Winter Hill Community
115 Sycamore St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 439
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 78
11 to 1 40 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Somerville

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Somerville High
81 Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 1,406
  • 9th grade: 423
  • 10th grade: 334
  • 11th grade: 305
  • 12th grade: 342
11 to 1 123 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Somerville (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Full Circle High School
11 Otis St
Somerville, MA 2145
617-625-6600
  • Total: 45
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade: 5
5 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
Next Wave Junior High
8 Bonair St
Somerville, MA 2143
617-625-6600
  • Total: 23
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 9
4 to 1 6 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,628
  • Median family income: $51,243
  • Median male income: $29,228
  • Median female income: $24,139
  • Median income of a renter: $42,251
  • Median income of a home owner: $58,041
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,930 2,480 3,250 4,060 2,235