Average Teacher Salary in Columbus Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Columbus Public Schools is $40,117.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,471 $16,141 $18,572 $22,154 $29,440 $41,935
Kindergarten $44,854 $33,527 $38,151 $45,238 $51,547 $56,780
Elementary $42,131 $29,162 $34,971 $41,662 $49,374 $56,042
Middle school $45,327 $31,992 $37,227 $43,421 $54,217 $62,018
High school $42,805 $29,194 $35,565 $43,045 $50,134 $56,457

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General Facts

  • Staff: 494
  • Full time teachers: 235
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 85
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 161
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 74
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,349

Financial Statistics for Columbus Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $17,704,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $13,207,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,155,000
  • Total revenue: $33,066,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $17,650,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $18,234,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $4,104,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $33,166,000

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 Columbus Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Columbus Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Centennial Elementary School
1301 Centennial
Utica, NE 68456
402-534-2321
  • Total: 225
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 2
12 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Emerson Elementary School
2705 Ave East
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8270
  • Total: 245
  • Kindergarten: 117
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 69
14 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lost Creek Elementary School
3772 33rd Ave
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7045
  • Total: 298
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 44
17 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
North Park Elementary
2200 31st St
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7070
  • Total: 332
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 1
17 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
West Park Elementary
4100 Adamy St
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7075
  • Total: 297
  • Pre-k: 7
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 49
19 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Columbus Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbus Middle School
2410 16th St
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7060
  • Total: 776
  • 6th grade: 266
  • 7th grade: 256
  • 8th grade: 254
13 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Columbus Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbus High School
2200 26th St
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7050
  • Total: 1,176
  • 9th grade: 322
  • 10th grade: 313
  • 11th grade: 246
  • 12th grade: 295
16 to 1 73 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,418
  • Median family income: $48,677
  • Median male income: $26,874
  • Median female income: $16,754
  • Median income of a renter: $23,807
  • Median income of a home owner: $47,236
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    905 1,225 1,845 1,530 480