Average Teacher Salary in Wakefield

The average teacher salary in Wakefield 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: 391
  • Full time teachers: 244
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 70
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 153
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 11
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 75
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,402

Financial Statistics for Wakefield

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $31,522,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $11,143,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,299,000
  • Total revenue: $43,964,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $28,717,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $23,726,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,285,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $43,943,000

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 Wakefield

Elementary Schools within the Wakefield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dolbeare
340 Lowell St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6480
  • Total: 482
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 90
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Galvin Middle School
525 Main St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6410
  • Total: 1,090
  • 5th grade: 281
  • 6th grade: 292
  • 7th grade: 244
  • 8th grade: 273
14 to 1 81 5th Grade 8th Grade
Greenwood
1030 Main St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6460
  • Total: 269
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 60
18 to 1 15 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Walton
28 Davidson Rd
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6494
  • Total: 157
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 23
15 to 1 10 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Woodville School
30 Farm St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6469
  • Total: 443
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 71
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Wakefield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Galvin Middle School
525 Main St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6410
  • Total: 1,090
  • 5th grade: 281
  • 6th grade: 292
  • 7th grade: 244
  • 8th grade: 273
14 to 1 81 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Wakefield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Wakefield Memorial High
60 Farm St
Wakefield, MA 1880
781-246-6440
  • Total: 961
  • 9th grade: 250
  • 10th grade: 225
  • 11th grade: 233
  • 12th grade: 253
13 to 1 75 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $30,369
  • Median family income: $77,834
  • Median male income: $44,838
  • Median female income: $27,365
  • Median income of a renter: $42,367
  • Median income of a home owner: $74,595
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    415 690 1,175 2,355 2,015