Average Teacher Salary in Benton County School District

The average teacher salary in Benton County School District is $36,780.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,490 $17,650 $22,390 $26,920 $30,210 $33,400
Kindergarten $40,570 $23,920 $34,720 $42,120 $48,730 $53,520
Elementary $40,100 $30,000 $33,790 $38,750 $47,520 $54,700
Middle school $38,080 $27,940 $32,620 $37,000 $43,340 $51,560
High school $38,660 $23,470 $32,340 $37,590 $46,260 $53,780

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General Facts

  • Staff: 218
  • Full time teachers: 105
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 29
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 42
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 6
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 45
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,347

Financial Statistics for Benton County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $1,784,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $6,841,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,961,000
  • Total revenue: $10,586,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $5,804,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $5,936,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,832,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $10,440,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $2,316,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $617,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $347,000

Information on Schools within Benton County School District

Elementary Schools within the Benton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ashland Elementary School
768 Lamar Rd
Ashland, MS 38603
662-224-6622
  • Total: 342
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 48
19 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hickory Flat Attendance Center
1005 Spruce St
Hickory Flat, MS 38633
662-333-3017
  • Total: 679
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 75
  • 8th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade: 43
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

Middle Schools within the Benton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ashland High School
101 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
662-224-6247
  • Total: 326
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 44
13 to 1 26 6th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Benton County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ashland High School
101 School St
Ashland, MS 38603
662-224-6247
  • Total: 326
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 41
  • 9th grade: 40
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 44
13 to 1 26 6th Grade 12th Grade
Hickory Flat Attendance Center
1005 Spruce St
Hickory Flat, MS 38633
662-333-3017
  • Total: 679
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 75
  • 8th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade: 43
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $12,212
  • Median family income: $29,907
  • Median male income: $21,625
  • Median female income: $14,201
  • Median income of a renter: $18,854
  • Median income of a home owner: $27,595
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    910 555 415 250 85

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