Average Teacher Salary in Kearney Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Kearney Public Schools is $40,952.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,982 $14,988 $16,308 $19,198 $25,302 $33,230
Kindergarten $44,912 $29,793 $35,358 $44,131 $53,427 $62,804
Elementary $44,702 $30,384 $36,898 $44,440 $51,665 $60,516
Middle school $47,495 $32,515 $40,134 $47,118 $55,327 $63,902
High school $45,671 $30,184 $37,298 $45,924 $53,234 $61,796

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General Facts

  • Staff: 640
  • Full time teachers: 333
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 69
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 246
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 87
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,076

Financial Statistics for Kearney Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $26,880,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,718,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,368,000
  • Total revenue: $45,966,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $25,711,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $25,093,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,203,000
  • Expenditures per student: $24,000
  • Total expenditures: $44,621,000

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 Kearney Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Kearney Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bryant Elementary School
1611 Ave C
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8190
  • Total: 265
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 42
13 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Central Elementary School
808 F St
Fairbury, NE 68352
402-729-2418
  • Total: 256
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 40
15 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Emerson Elementary School
2410 20th St
Columbus, NE 68602
402-563-7030
  • Total: 364
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 45
19 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Glenwood Elementary School
8105 9th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8240
  • Total: 140
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 23
17 to 1 8 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Kenwood Elementary School
450 West Norfolk
Chadron, NE 69337
308-432-0717
  • Total: 122
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 19
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 19
11 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Meadowlark Elementary School
1010 East 53rd St
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8210
  • Total: 285
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 50
19 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Northeast Elementary School
910 East 34th St
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8230
  • Total: 444
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 70
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Park Elementary School
3000 7th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8280
  • Total: 277
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 48
16 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Riverdale School
123 1st St
Riverdale, NE 68870
308-893-2481
  • Total: 61
  • Kindergarten: 12
  • 1st grade: 12
  • 2nd grade: 10
  • 3rd grade: 11
  • 4th grade: 11
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 1
12 to 1 5 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Stone School
2430 Cherry Ave
Kearney, NE 68847
308-234-9486
  • Total: 39
  • Kindergarten: 11
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 6
11 to 1 4 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Windy Hills Elementary School
4211 20th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8220
  • Total: 275
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 40
21 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Kearney Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Horizon Middle School
915 West 35th St
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8120
  • Total: 520
  • 6th grade: 173
  • 7th grade: 154
  • 8th grade: 193
13 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sunrise Middle School
4611 Ave North
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8150
  • Total: 521
  • 6th grade: 155
  • 7th grade: 190
  • 8th grade: 176
14 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Kearney Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Kearney Senior High School
3610 6th Ave
Kearney, NE 68845
308-698-8060
  • Total: 1,430
  • 9th grade: 349
  • 10th grade: 375
  • 11th grade: 352
  • 12th grade: 354
16 to 1 87 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Kearney Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Kearney Student Services
910 East 34th St
Kearney, NE 68847
308-698-8233
  • Total: 77
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 2
31 to 1 3 2nd Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,912
  • Median family income: $49,009
  • Median male income: $21,688
  • Median female income: $12,085
  • Median income of a renter: $23,083
  • Median income of a home owner: $47,500
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,285 1,345 1,965 1,920 690