Average Teacher Salary in Elizabeth

The average teacher salary in Elizabeth 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

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,839
  • Full time teachers: 2,005
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 9 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 452
  • Instructional Coordinators: 29
  • Elementary Teachers: 863
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 59
  • Pre-K Teachers: 167
  • High School Teachers: 773
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 20,702

Financial Statistics for Elizabeth

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $91,521,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $318,181,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $29,634,000
  • Total revenue: $439,336,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $225,811,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $226,297,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $88,563,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,298,000
  • Total expenditures: $400,509,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $85,631,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $11,646,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Elizabeth

Elementary Schools within the Elizabeth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
No 1 G Washington
250 Brdway
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5555
  • Total: 1,025
  • Pre-k: 75
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 72
  • 7th grade: 70
  • 8th grade: 57
9 to 1 109 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 12 Elmora
638 Magie Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5650
  • Total: 641
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 54
11 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 13 B Franklin
248 Riplaceey Place
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5678
  • Total: 411
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 28
9 to 1 47 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 14 A Lincoln
50 Grove St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-5828
  • Total: 734
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 61
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 59
11 to 1 67 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 15 C Columbus
511 Third Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-5730
  • Total: 501
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 46
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 31
10 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 16 Madison Monroe
1091 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5770
  • Total: 515
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 37
11 to 1 46 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 17 T Roosevelt
650 Bayway Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6270
  • Total: 875
  • Pre-k: 161
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 68
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 81
10 to 1 86 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 18 Robert Morris
860 Cross Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-6000
  • Total: 540
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 53
12 to 1 44 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 19 Woodrow Wilson
529 Edgar Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6200
  • Total: 683
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 67
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 60
12 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 2 Winfield Scott
125 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-6150
  • Total: 645
  • Pre-k: 153
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 35
  • 8th grade: 36
9 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 20 John Marshall
521 Magnolia Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5800
  • Total: 339
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 26
9 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 21 Victor Mravlag
132 Shelley Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-4861
  • Total: 263
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 19
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 101
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
No 22 William F Halloran
447 Richmond St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-4861
  • Total: 345
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 112
  • 6th grade: 112
9 to 1 38 4th Grade 6th Grade
No 23 N M Butler
501 Union Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5900
  • Total: 831
  • Pre-k: 89
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 62
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 63
11 to 1 77 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 25 Charles Hudson
525 First Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7207
908-436-5930
  • Total: 541
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 47
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 26 Westminster Ave
631-657 Westminster Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5970
  • Total: 500
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 50
11 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 27 Dr. Antonio Pantoja
505-517 Morris Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-3900
  • Total: 896
  • Pre-k: 120
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 66
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 60
12 to 1 72 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 29 Einstein Academy
919 North Brd St
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-6894
  • Total: 768
  • Pre-k: 135
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 67
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 71
10 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 3 Peterstown
700 Second Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6230
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 59
9 to 1 62 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 30 Ronald Reagan
730 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5010
  • Total: 752
  • Pre-k: 105
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 72
9 to 1 86 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 50 Frances E Smith Ecc
1000 South Elmora Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6380
  • Total: 300
  • Pre-k: 299
8 to 1 38 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
No 51 Donald Stewart Ecc
544 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-6402
  • Total: 300
  • Pre-k: 300
8 to 1 39 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
No 52 Ecc
130 Trumbull St
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-6444
  • Total: 300
  • Pre-k: 300
8 to 1 38 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
No 6 Lafayette
1071 Julia St
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5600
  • Total: 922
  • Pre-k: 75
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 79
  • 8th grade: 85
10 to 1 96 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 71 Mabel Holmes Middle
436 First Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-6073
  • Total: 547
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 62
8 to 1 65 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 75 Battin Middle School
300 South Brd St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6293
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 65
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 74
9 to 1 80 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Elizabeth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
No 1 G Washington
250 Brdway
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5555
  • Total: 1,025
  • Pre-k: 75
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 72
  • 7th grade: 70
  • 8th grade: 57
9 to 1 109 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 12 Elmora
638 Magie Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5650
  • Total: 641
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 54
11 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 13 B Franklin
248 Riplaceey Place
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5678
  • Total: 411
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 28
9 to 1 47 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 14 A Lincoln
50 Grove St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-5828
  • Total: 734
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 61
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 59
11 to 1 67 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 15 C Columbus
511 Third Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-5730
  • Total: 501
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 46
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 31
10 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 16 Madison Monroe
1091 North Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5770
  • Total: 515
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 37
11 to 1 46 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 17 T Roosevelt
650 Bayway Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6270
  • Total: 875
  • Pre-k: 161
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 68
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 81
10 to 1 86 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 18 Robert Morris
860 Cross Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-6000
  • Total: 540
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 30
  • 8th grade: 53
12 to 1 44 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 19 Woodrow Wilson
529 Edgar Rd
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6200
  • Total: 683
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 67
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 60
12 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 2 Winfield Scott
125 Madison Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-6150
  • Total: 645
  • Pre-k: 153
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 37
  • 7th grade: 35
  • 8th grade: 36
9 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 20 John Marshall
521 Magnolia Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-5800
  • Total: 339
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 20
  • 7th grade: 21
  • 8th grade: 26
9 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 23 N M Butler
501 Union Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5900
  • Total: 831
  • Pre-k: 89
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 62
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 63
11 to 1 77 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 25 Charles Hudson
525 First Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7207
908-436-5930
  • Total: 541
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 47
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 26 Westminster Ave
631-657 Westminster Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-5970
  • Total: 500
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 51
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 50
11 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 27 Dr. Antonio Pantoja
505-517 Morris Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-3900
  • Total: 896
  • Pre-k: 120
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 86
  • 6th grade: 66
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 60
12 to 1 72 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 29 Einstein Academy
919 North Brd St
Elizabeth, NJ 7208
908-436-6894
  • Total: 768
  • Pre-k: 135
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 67
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 71
10 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 3 Peterstown
700 Second Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6230
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 56
  • 8th grade: 59
9 to 1 62 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 30 Ronald Reagan
730 Pennsylvania Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5010
  • Total: 752
  • Pre-k: 105
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 69
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 72
9 to 1 86 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 6 Lafayette
1071 Julia St
Elizabeth, NJ 7201
908-436-5600
  • Total: 922
  • Pre-k: 75
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 80
  • 7th grade: 79
  • 8th grade: 85
10 to 1 96 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
No 71 Mabel Holmes Middle
436 First Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7206
908-436-6073
  • Total: 547
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 62
8 to 1 65 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 75 Battin Middle School
300 South Brd St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6293
  • Total: 698
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 65
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 74
9 to 1 80 Kindergarten 8th Grade
No 76 Reilly Middle School
425 Grier Ave
Elizabeth, NJ 7207
908-558-3031
  • Total: 237
  • 7th grade: 108
  • 8th grade: 106
12 to 1 20 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Elizabeth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elizabeth High
600 Pearl St
Elizabeth, NJ 7202
908-436-6855
  • Total: 5,017
  • 9th grade: 1,735
  • 10th grade: 1,215
  • 11th grade: 943
  • 12th grade: 984
12 to 1 435 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,114
  • Median family income: $38,370
  • Median male income: $25,105
  • Median female income: $17,287
  • Median income of a renter: $30,021
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,969
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,445 6,280 5,840 5,445 2,405