Average Teacher Salary in Taunton

The average teacher salary in Taunton is $51,840.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,260 $20,580 $22,050 $24,330 $28,580 $40,820
Kindergarten $53,240 $19,350 $44,510 $58,160 $66,740 $77,520
Elementary $60,730 $38,080 $47,040 $59,910 $74,370 $86,880
Middle school $59,080 $38,480 $47,790 $59,920 $72,750 $80,960
High school $58,890 $40,720 $46,770 $60,040 $70,650 $79,580

How to Become a Teacher in Taunton

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General Facts

  • Staff: 968
  • Full time teachers: 507
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 241
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 347
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 31
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 121
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,865

Financial Statistics for Taunton

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $56,334,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $55,257,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,619,000
  • Total revenue: $118,210,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $62,454,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $52,051,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $23,787,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $134,623,000

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 Taunton

Elementary Schools within the Taunton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Friedman Middle
500 Norton Ave
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1493
  • Total: 905
  • 5th grade: 211
  • 6th grade: 227
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 237
16 to 1 56 5th Grade 8th Grade
Caleb Barnum
25 Barnum St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1282
  • Total: 262
  • Pre-k: 262
26 to 1 10 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
East Taunton Elementary
58r Stevens St
East Taunton, MA 2718
508-821-1330
  • Total: 554
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 112
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Edmund Hatch Bennett
47 North Walker St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1245
  • Total: 390
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 88
16 to 1 25 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Edward F Leddy
36 Second St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1275
  • Total: 197
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 34
12 to 1 17 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Elizabeth Pole
215 Harris St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1260
  • Total: 483
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 91
17 to 1 28 Kindergarten 4th Grade
High High Galligan
15 Sheridan St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1295
  • Total: 275
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 48
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Hopewell
16 Monroe St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1240
  • Total: 351
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 62
19 to 1 19 Kindergarten 4th Grade
James L Mulcahey
28 Clifford St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1255
  • Total: 467
  • 5th grade: 116
  • 6th grade: 118
  • 7th grade: 123
  • 8th grade: 110
12 to 1 39 5th Grade 8th Grade
John F Parker Middle
50 Williams St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1112
  • Total: 453
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 101
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 120
16 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade
Joseph C Chamberlain
480 Norton Ave
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-3598
  • Total: 520
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 121
16 to 1 32 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Joseph High Martin
131 Caswell St
East Taunton, MA 2718
508-821-1250
  • Total: 762
  • 5th grade: 178
  • 6th grade: 205
  • 7th grade: 190
  • 8th grade: 189
16 to 1 48 5th Grade 8th Grade
Lowell M Maxham
141 Oak St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1265
  • Total: 206
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 31
17 to 1 12 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Walker
145 Berkley St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1285
  • Total: 202
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 44
14 to 1 14 Kindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Taunton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Friedman Middle
500 Norton Ave
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1493
  • Total: 905
  • 5th grade: 211
  • 6th grade: 227
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 237
16 to 1 56 5th Grade 8th Grade
James L Mulcahey
28 Clifford St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1255
  • Total: 467
  • 5th grade: 116
  • 6th grade: 118
  • 7th grade: 123
  • 8th grade: 110
12 to 1 39 5th Grade 8th Grade
John F Parker Middle
50 Williams St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1112
  • Total: 453
  • 5th grade: 113
  • 6th grade: 101
  • 7th grade: 119
  • 8th grade: 120
16 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade
Joseph High Martin
131 Caswell St
East Taunton, MA 2718
508-821-1250
  • Total: 762
  • 5th grade: 178
  • 6th grade: 205
  • 7th grade: 190
  • 8th grade: 189
16 to 1 48 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Taunton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Taunton High
50 Williams St
Taunton, MA 2780
508-821-1101
  • Total: 1,838
  • 9th grade: 536
  • 10th grade: 466
  • 11th grade: 475
  • 12th grade: 356
15 to 1 121 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,899
  • Median family income: $52,433
  • Median male income: $32,405
  • Median female income: $21,280
  • Median income of a renter: $29,885
  • Median income of a home owner: $55,611
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,720 2,405 3,410 4,525 1,510