Average Teacher Salary in Platte County R-III

The average teacher salary in Platte County R-III is $41,480.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,000 $16,310 $18,220 $22,560 $30,960 $42,100
Kindergarten $47,950 $31,570 $36,560 $43,950 $55,770 $72,000
Elementary $45,630 $31,090 $35,500 $41,830 $52,230 $66,780
Middle school $43,220 $30,170 $35,310 $41,710 $50,480 $59,810
High school $44,600 $31,440 $36,200 $43,130 $52,090 $62,230

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General Facts

  • Staff: 414
  • Full time teachers: 228
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 37
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 97
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 16
  • Pre-K Teachers: 4
  • High School Teachers: 110
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,185

Financial Statistics for Platte County R-III

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $24,457,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $4,027,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,159,000
  • Total revenue: $29,643,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,212,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $16,100,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $3,462,000
  • Expenditures per student: $460,000
  • Total expenditures: $28,972,000

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 Platte County R-III

Elementary Schools within the Platte County R-III

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Barry School
2001 NW 87th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64154
816-436-9623
  • Total: 371
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 50
  • 8th grade: 37
14 to 1 26 3rd Grade 8th Grade
Donald D. Siegrist Elementary
1701 Branch St
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-5977
  • Total: 524
  • Pre-k: 35
  • 1st grade: 148
  • 2nd grade: 172
  • 3rd grade: 169
15 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Pathfinder Elementary
1951 NW 87th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64154
816-436-6670
  • Total: 274
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 78
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Paxton School
1601 Branch St
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-5808
  • Total: 344
  • 4th grade: 178
  • 5th grade: 166
15 to 1 23 4th Grade 5th Grade
Rising Star Elementary
1009 Second St
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2167
  • Total: 184
  • Kindergarten: 184
17 to 1 11 Kindergarten Kindergarten

Middle Schools within the Platte County R-III

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Barry School
2001 NW 87th Terr
Kansas City, MO 64154
816-436-9623
  • Total: 371
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 49
  • 7th grade: 50
  • 8th grade: 37
14 to 1 26 3rd Grade 8th Grade
Platte City Middle
900 Pirate Dr
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2036
  • Total: 566
  • 6th grade: 189
  • 7th grade: 191
  • 8th grade: 186
15 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Platte County R-III

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Platte County High
1501 Branch St
Platte City, MO 64079
816-858-2822
  • Total: 922
  • 9th grade: 238
  • 10th grade: 234
  • 11th grade: 237
  • 12th grade: 213
17 to 1 54 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,823
  • Median family income: $60,756
  • Median male income: $36,624
  • Median female income: $24,210
  • Median income of a renter: $36,049
  • Median income of a home owner: $62,337
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    460 515 755 1,280 570