Average Teacher Salary in Paramus

The average teacher salary in Paramus is $61,360.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $35,606 $21,697 $26,487 $33,885 $43,868 $51,548
Kindergarten $66,090 $43,048 $51,150 $64,478 $81,627 $97,093
Elementary $65,370 $43,381 $50,783 $63,053 $79,573 $95,898
Middle school $69,342 $45,421 $52,971 $66,581 $84,645 $101,283
High school $70,393 $45,728 $53,822 $67,881 $85,906 $102,773

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General Facts

  • Staff: 494
  • Full time teachers: 322
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 83
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 139
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 12
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 127
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,809

Financial Statistics for Paramus

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $67,069,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $21,880,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,944,000
  • Total revenue: $90,893,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $39,498,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $39,243,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $17,937,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,965,000
  • Total expenditures: $90,072,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,035,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,207,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Paramus

Elementary Schools within the Paramus

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Brook Middle
190 Spring Valley Rd
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 657
  • 5th grade: 187
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 149
  • 8th grade: 145
14 to 1 48 5th Grade 8th Grade
Memorial
221 Moringside Ave
Union Beach, NJ 7735
732-264-5400
  • Total: 776
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 144
12 to 1 67 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Midland School
241 West Midland Ave
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 250
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 66
12 to 1 22 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Parkway
446 Parkway Ave
Ewing, NJ 8618
609-538-9800
  • Total: 454
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 62
11 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ridge Ranch
345 Lockwood Dr
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 358
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 69
10 to 1 34 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Stony Lane
E Ridgewood Ave
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 219
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 40
11 to 1 20 Kindergarten 4th Grade
West Brook Middle
Roosevelt Blvd
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 736
  • 5th grade: 176
  • 6th grade: 177
  • 7th grade: 180
  • 8th grade: 181
14 to 1 53 5th Grade 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Paramus

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Brook Middle
190 Spring Valley Rd
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 657
  • 5th grade: 187
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 149
  • 8th grade: 145
14 to 1 48 5th Grade 8th Grade
Memorial
221 Moringside Ave
Union Beach, NJ 7735
732-264-5400
  • Total: 776
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 144
12 to 1 67 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
West Brook Middle
Roosevelt Blvd
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 736
  • 5th grade: 176
  • 6th grade: 177
  • 7th grade: 180
  • 8th grade: 181
14 to 1 53 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Paramus

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Paramus High
East Century Rd
Paramus, NJ 7652
201-261-7800
  • Total: 1,359
  • Pre-k: 27
  • 9th grade: 318
  • 10th grade: 323
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 340
17 to 1 83 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $29,295
  • Median family income: $84,406
  • Median male income: $46,108
  • Median female income: $27,395
  • Median income of a renter: $55,042
  • Median income of a home owner: $80,618
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    375 600 975 2,165 2,685