Average Teacher Salary in Clifton

The average teacher salary in Clifton is $61,882.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,517 $22,043 $27,192 $35,275 $45,136 $52,252
Kindergarten $66,476 $43,266 $51,327 $64,416 $81,965 $98,631
Elementary $66,009 $43,580 $50,988 $63,569 $80,419 $97,332
Middle school $69,385 $45,449 $52,917 $66,173 $84,608 $102,186
High school $71,026 $46,143 $54,285 $68,167 $86,507 $104,241

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,091
  • Full time teachers: 803
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 120
  • Instructional Coordinators: 26
  • Elementary Teachers: 328
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 33
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 359
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 13,339

Financial Statistics for Clifton

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $110,127,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $35,733,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,431,000
  • Total revenue: $151,291,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $89,684,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $80,307,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $35,148,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,794,000
  • Total expenditures: $149,820,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $36,348,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $7,541,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Clifton

Elementary Schools within the Clifton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Number 1
250 Hoym St
Fort Lee, NJ 7024
201-585-4620
  • Total: 528
  • 5th grade: 89
  • 6th grade: 105
  • 7th grade: 97
  • 8th grade: 93
13 to 1 42 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Number 11
350 Market St
Paterson, NJ 7501
973-321-0110
  • Total: 297
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 76
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 55
9 to 1 33 1st Grade 8th Grade
Number 12
121 North Second St
Paterson, NJ 7522
973-321-0120
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 83
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 75
12 to 1 41 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 13
690 East 23rd St
Paterson, NJ 7504
973-321-0130
  • Total: 729
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 77
12 to 1 60 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 14
153 Union St
Jersey City, NJ 7304
201-915-6430
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 38
6 to 1 66 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Number 15
98 Oak St
Paterson, NJ 7501
973-321-0150
  • Total: 850
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 51
12 to 1 70 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 16
755 Grove St
Clifton, NJ 7013
973-470-2420
  • Total: 237
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 27
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 35
9 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Number 17
112 North Fifth St
Paterson, NJ 7522
973-321-0170
  • Total: 167
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 49
9 to 1 18 2nd Grade 4th Grade
Number 2
2047 Jones Rd
Fort Lee, NJ 7024
201-585-4630
  • Total: 418
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 39
11 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Number 3
Cliff And 6th Sts
Fairview, NJ 7022
201-943-0563
  • Total: 345
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 42
15 to 1 23 1st Grade 3rd Grade
Number 4
30 Magnolia St
Belleville, NJ 7109
973-450-3540
  • Total: 361
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 31
13 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Number 5
5401 Hudson Ave
West New York, NJ 7093
201-553-4080
  • Total: 765
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 169
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 155
  • 8th grade: 147
13 to 1 58 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Number 8
96 Franklin St
Jersey City, NJ 7306
201-714-4320
  • Total: 761
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 75
8 to 1 90 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Number 9
6 Timothy St
Paterson, NJ 7503
973-321-0090
  • Total: 1,223
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 45
13 to 1 92 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Clifton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Christopher Columbus Middle
350 Piaget Ave
Clifton, NJ 7011
973-470-2360
  • Total: 1,198
  • 6th grade: 325
  • 7th grade: 386
  • 8th grade: 423
12 to 1 100 6th Grade 8th Grade
Number 11
350 Market St
Paterson, NJ 7501
973-321-0110
  • Total: 297
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 76
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 55
9 to 1 33 1st Grade 8th Grade
Number 12
121 North Second St
Paterson, NJ 7522
973-321-0120
  • Total: 481
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 83
  • 7th grade: 72
  • 8th grade: 75
12 to 1 41 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 13
690 East 23rd St
Paterson, NJ 7504
973-321-0130
  • Total: 729
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 77
12 to 1 60 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 15
98 Oak St
Paterson, NJ 7501
973-321-0150
  • Total: 850
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 51
12 to 1 70 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Number 5
5401 Hudson Ave
West New York, NJ 7093
201-553-4080
  • Total: 765
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 169
  • 6th grade: 122
  • 7th grade: 155
  • 8th grade: 147
13 to 1 58 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Number 9
6 Timothy St
Paterson, NJ 7503
973-321-0090
  • Total: 1,223
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 45
13 to 1 92 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Woodrow Wilson Middle School
1400 Van Houten Ave
Clifton, NJ 7013
973-470-2350
  • Total: 1,233
  • 6th grade: 402
  • 7th grade: 364
  • 8th grade: 388
13 to 1 95 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Clifton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clifton High
333 Colfax Ave
Clifton, NJ 7013
973-470-2312
  • Total: 3,324
  • 9th grade: 879
  • 10th grade: 868
  • 11th grade: 739
  • 12th grade: 760
15 to 1 223 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,638
  • Median family income: $60,688
  • Median male income: $34,089
  • Median female income: $24,252
  • Median income of a renter: $37,317
  • Median income of a home owner: $61,130
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,575 3,185 4,320 6,125 4,240