Average Teacher Salary in Garfield

The average teacher salary in Garfield is $62,108.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,360 $22,030 $27,190 $35,200 $44,900 $51,870
Kindergarten $67,040 $43,550 $51,720 $65,120 $82,820 $99,300
Elementary $66,170 $43,530 $51,070 $63,870 $80,710 $97,660
Middle school $69,750 $45,530 $53,100 $66,550 $85,030 $102,870
High school $71,220 $46,200 $54,460 $68,410 $86,680 $104,540

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General Facts

  • Staff: 461
  • Full time teachers: 385
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 0
  • Instructional Coordinators: 14
  • Elementary Teachers: 153
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 17
  • Pre-K Teachers: 35
  • High School Teachers: 149
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,511

Financial Statistics for Garfield

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $22,713,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $62,042,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,417,000
  • Total revenue: $88,172,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $47,259,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $41,584,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $16,201,000
  • Expenditures per student: $7,000
  • Total expenditures: $89,958,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $17,232,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,868,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Garfield

Elementary Schools within the Garfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Columbus School #8
147 Cedar St
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5038
  • Total: 383
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 56
11 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Garfield Early Childhood
241 Ray St
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-253-6615
  • Total: 327
  • Pre-k: 327
12 to 1 28 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Garfield Ecc Annex
454 Outwater Ln
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-253-8451
  • Total: 180
  • Pre-k: 180
13 to 1 13 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Lincoln School #6
111 Palisade Ave
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5036
  • Total: 327
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 54
11 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Madison School #10
99 Marsellus Placeace
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-253-2716
  • Total: 226
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 25
12 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Roosevelt School #7
225 Lincoln Ave
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5037
  • Total: 345
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 41
12 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
School #4 Annex
30 Madonna Placeace
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-252-2714
  • Total: 185
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 59
13 to 1 15 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Washington Irving School #4
12 Madonna Placeace
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5034
  • Total: 204
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 55
10 to 1 21 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Woodrow Wilson School #5
205 Outwater Ln
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5035
  • Total: 281
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 41
11 to 1 25 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Garfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
62 Alpine St
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5039
  • Total: 967
  • 6th grade: 282
  • 7th grade: 283
  • 8th grade: 313
12 to 1 79 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Garfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Garfield High
125 Outwater Ln
Garfield, NJ 7026
973-340-5010
  • Total: 1,086
  • 9th grade: 278
  • 10th grade: 282
  • 11th grade: 226
  • 12th grade: 235
12 to 1 88 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,530
  • Median family income: $51,654
  • Median male income: $30,968
  • Median female income: $21,312
  • Median income of a renter: $38,655
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,355
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,365 1,270 1,785 2,120 895