Average Teacher Salary in Lower Township

The average teacher salary in Lower Township is $57,310.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $46,220 $23,400 $36,800 $47,170 $56,220 $66,960
Kindergarten $54,320 $28,420 $45,130 $52,080 $70,790 $79,660
Elementary $62,720 $45,620 $51,400 $63,270 $75,790 $83,000
Middle school $62,280 $44,360 $48,940 $59,070 $77,600 $84,550
High school $61,010 $45,220 $50,730 $60,600 $73,340 $80,380

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General Facts

  • Staff: 187
  • Full time teachers: 140
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 17
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 86
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 10
  • High School Teachers: 11
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,874

Financial Statistics for Lower Township

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $15,405,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $12,204,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,582,000
  • Total revenue: $29,191,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,591,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $16,755,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,966,000
  • Expenditures per student: $43,000
  • Total expenditures: $28,496,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,032,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,740,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Lower Township

Elementary Schools within the Lower Township

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carl T Mitnick School
905 Seashore Rd
Cape May, NJ 8204
609-884-9470
  • Total: 460
  • 1st grade: 225
  • 2nd grade: 218
13 to 1 37 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Maud Abrams School
714 Town Bank Rd
Cape May, NJ 8204
609-884-9420
  • Total: 490
  • 3rd grade: 236
  • 4th grade: 254
13 to 1 39 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Memorial School
2600 Bayshore Rd
Villas, NJ 8251
609-884-9430
  • Total: 416
  • Pre-k: 189
  • Kindergarten: 208
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Sandman Consolidated
838 Seashore Rd
Cape May, NJ 8204
609-884-9410
  • Total: 508
  • 5th grade: 244
  • 6th grade: 264
13 to 1 40 5th Grade 6th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,786
  • Median family income: $45,058
  • Median male income: $30,115
  • Median female income: $16,516
  • Median income of a renter: $26,819
  • Median income of a home owner: $40,774
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,170 1,500 1,415 1,745 550