Average Teacher Salary in Chester Township

The average teacher salary in Chester Township is $57,806.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $40,120 $22,970 $28,270 $39,060 $49,970 $58,620
Kindergarten $56,510 $39,280 $45,600 $52,550 $66,110 $85,110
Elementary $61,750 $43,820 $49,250 $57,780 $73,390 $88,390
Middle school $63,360 $44,140 $50,280 $59,700 $77,530 $91,090
High school $67,290 $45,090 $51,690 $63,860 $82,800 $98,400

How to Become a Teacher in Chester Township

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General Facts

  • Staff: 159
  • Full time teachers: 111
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 24
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 64
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 3
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,440

Financial Statistics for Chester Township

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $19,664,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $3,196,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $364,000
  • Total revenue: $23,224,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,728,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $11,207,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $4,507,000
  • Expenditures per student: $113,000
  • Total expenditures: $36,212,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,781,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,093,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Chester Township

Elementary Schools within the Chester Township

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bragg
250 Route 24
Chester, NJ 7930
908-879-5324
  • Total: 507
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 167
  • 5th grade: 179
14 to 1 35 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Dickerson
250 Route 24
Chester, NJ 7930
908-879-5313
  • Total: 429
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 139
  • 2nd grade: 136
11 to 1 38 Kindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the Chester Township

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Black River Middle
Route 513
Chester, NJ 7930
908-879-6363
  • Total: 504
  • 6th grade: 157
  • 7th grade: 149
  • 8th grade: 197
14 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $53,008
  • Median family income: $126,363
  • Median male income: $77,822
  • Median female income: $34,679
  • Median income of a renter: $52,188
  • Median income of a home owner: $119,685
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    119 130 205 465 1,505