Average Teacher Salary in Kearny

The average teacher salary in Kearny is $61,493.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $36,897 $22,164 $27,344 $35,751 $45,624 $52,834
Kindergarten $65,535 $42,940 $50,845 $63,324 $80,432 $97,272
Elementary $65,538 $43,571 $50,810 $63,000 $79,664 $96,335
Middle school $68,837 $45,331 $52,697 $65,571 $83,958 $101,187
High school $70,658 $46,041 $54,064 $67,760 $86,125 $103,662

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General Facts

  • Staff: 621
  • Full time teachers: 431
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 103
  • Instructional Coordinators: 14
  • Elementary Teachers: 185
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 28
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 205
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,133

Financial Statistics for Kearny

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $45,533,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $54,818,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,200,000
  • Total revenue: $103,551,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $49,555,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $45,674,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,140,000
  • Expenditures per student: $365,000
  • Total expenditures: $76,035,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $21,221,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,215,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $199,000

Information on Schools within Kearny

Elementary Schools within the Kearny

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Franklin
360 Stuyvesant Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ 7071
201-896-2077
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 15
18 to 1 12 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Garfield
360 Belgrove Dr
Kearny, NJ 7032
201-955-5090
  • Total: 594
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 77
15 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lincoln
87 Richelieu Ter
Newark, NJ 7106
973-374-2290
  • Total: 406
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 54
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Roosevelt
508 Teaneck Rd
Ridgefield Park, NJ 7660
201-440-0808
  • Total: 363
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 42
12 to 1 30 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Schuyler
644 Forest St
Kearny, NJ 7032
201-955-5105
  • Total: 485
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 44
  • 8th grade: 56
13 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Washington
High And Beltmore St
North Arlington, NJ 7032
201-955-5260
  • Total: 261
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 53
13 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Kearny

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Franklin
360 Stuyvesant Ave
Lyndhurst, NJ 7071
201-896-2077
  • Total: 228
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 30
  • 7th grade: 31
  • 8th grade: 15
18 to 1 12 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Lincoln
87 Richelieu Ter
Newark, NJ 7106
973-374-2290
  • Total: 406
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 54
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Schuyler
644 Forest St
Kearny, NJ 7032
201-955-5105
  • Total: 485
  • Pre-k: 35
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 44
  • 8th grade: 56
13 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Kearny

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Kearny High
336 Devon St
Kearny, NJ 7032
201-955-5048
  • Total: 1,796
  • 9th grade: 425
  • 10th grade: 506
  • 11th grade: 467
  • 12th grade: 386
13 to 1 135 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,886
  • Median family income: $54,596
  • Median male income: $30,970
  • Median female income: $21,188
  • Median income of a renter: $37,542
  • Median income of a home owner: $63,647
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,500 1,860 2,070 2,955 1,600