Average Teacher Salary in Joplin R-VIII

The average teacher salary in Joplin R-VIII is $37,035.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,710 $15,366 $16,406 $22,347 $27,121 $37,144
Kindergarten $40,261 $30,895 $34,561 $39,571 $45,403 $50,928
Elementary $39,248 $29,133 $33,639 $38,322 $44,255 $51,933
Middle school $40,770 $28,684 $32,935 $38,899 $46,356 $54,595
High school $41,187 $28,668 $33,746 $39,707 $47,848 $55,294

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,097
  • Full time teachers: 537
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 105
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 251
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 29
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 248
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,208

Financial Statistics for Joplin R-VIII

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $41,587,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $13,982,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,459,000
  • Total revenue: $62,028,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $32,631,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $36,140,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,422,000
  • Expenditures per student: $645,000
  • Total expenditures: $59,460,000

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 Joplin R-VIII

Elementary Schools within the Joplin R-VIII

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cecil Floyd Elementary
2201 West 24th
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5320
  • Total: 630
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 117
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 100
14 to 1 47 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Columbia Elementary
610 West F St
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5325
  • Total: 266
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 37
15 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Duenweg Elementary
801 Irwin
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5330
  • Total: 135
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 29
14 to 1 10 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Duquesne Elementary
1301 South Duquesne Rd
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5335
  • Total: 165
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 31
15 to 1 11 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Eastmorland Elementary
1131 Highview
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5340
  • Total: 297
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 40
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Emerson Elementary
301 East 19th St
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5345
  • Total: 246
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 19
12 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Irving Elementary
311 Gabby St Blvd
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5350
  • Total: 264
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 33
13 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Elementary
9 Summit Dr
Farmington, MO 63640
573-701-1360
  • Total: 332
  • Pre-k: 8
  • Kindergarten: 8
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 11
  • 3rd grade: 9
  • 4th grade: 12
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 10
16 to 1 21 1st Grade 4th Grade
Kelsey Norman Elementary
1323 East 28th
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5360
  • Total: 273
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 45
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mckinley Elementary
611 Highland
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5365
  • Total: 283
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 45
12 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Royal Heights Elementary
2100 Rolla St
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5370
  • Total: 294
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 36
15 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stapleton Elementary
101 East 41st St
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5375
  • Total: 492
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 72
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Education Center
1112 East 2nd St
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5290
  • Total: 49
  • Pre-k: 49
5 to 1 10 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
West Central Elementary
1001 West Seventh
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5380
  • Total: 231
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 27
12 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Joplin R-VIII

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Memorial Middle
310 West Eighth
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5250
  • Total: 696
  • 6th grade: 244
  • 7th grade: 213
  • 8th grade: 239
13 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
North Middle
4420 Vaile Ave
Florissant, MO 63034
314-953-7500
  • Total: 814
  • 6th grade: 261
  • 7th grade: 273
  • 8th grade: 280
17 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
South Middle
8401 East 83rd St
Raytown, MO 64138
816-268-7380
  • Total: 614
  • 6th grade: 185
  • 7th grade: 225
  • 8th grade: 204
15 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Joplin R-VIII

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Joplin High
2104 Indiana
Joplin, MO 64802
417-625-5230
  • Total: 2,127
  • 9th grade: 585
  • 10th grade: 556
  • 11th grade: 513
  • 12th grade: 473
20 to 1 108 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,305
  • Median family income: $39,708
  • Median male income: $23,705
  • Median female income: $14,176
  • Median income of a renter: $21,646
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,923
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,020 3,405 3,565 2,450 1,290