Average Teacher Salary in Waltham

The average teacher salary in Waltham 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 Waltham

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General Facts

  • Staff: 761
  • Full time teachers: 443
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 115
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 271
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K Teachers: 10
  • High School Teachers: 134
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,751

Financial Statistics for Waltham

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $72,982,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $46,601,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,457,000
  • Total revenue: $123,040,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $54,944,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,911,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $28,105,000
  • Expenditures per student: $251,000
  • Total expenditures: $99,483,000

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 Waltham

Elementary Schools within the Waltham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Douglas Macarthur Elementary School
494 Lincoln St
Waltham, MA 2452
781-314-5725
  • Total: 363
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 54
10 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Henry Whittemore Elementary School
30 Parmenter Rd
Waltham, MA 2453
781-314-5785
  • Total: 278
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 37
10 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
James Fitzgerald Elementary School
140 Beal Rd
Waltham, MA 2453
781-314-5685
  • Total: 409
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 68
13 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Northeast Elementary School
70 Putney Ln
Waltham, MA 2452
781-314-5745
  • Total: 428
  • Pre-k: 51
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 68
12 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas R Plympton Elementary School
20 Farnsworth St
Waltham, MA 2451
781-314-5765
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 46
12 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
William F. Stanley Elementary School
250 South St
Waltham, MA 2453
781-314-5620
  • Total: 450
  • Pre-k: 74
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 63
12 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Waltham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
John F Kennedy Middle
655 Lexington St
Waltham, MA 2452
781-314-5565
  • Total: 528
  • 6th grade: 178
  • 7th grade: 233
  • 8th grade: 225
10 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
John W. Mcdevitt Middle School
75 Church St
Waltham, MA 2453
781-314-5595
  • Total: 521
  • 6th grade: 159
  • 7th grade: 195
  • 8th grade: 167
9 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Waltham

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Waltham Senior High
617 Lexington St
Waltham, MA 2452
781-314-5445
  • Total: 1,424
  • 9th grade: 341
  • 10th grade: 362
  • 11th grade: 372
  • 12th grade: 349
11 to 1 134 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $26,364
  • Median family income: $64,595
  • Median male income: $31,957
  • Median female income: $24,242
  • Median income of a renter: $42,607
  • Median income of a home owner: $67,432
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,340 1,745 2,630 3,870 2,990