Average Teacher Salary in Plainfield

The average teacher salary in Plainfield is $58,112.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $39,851 $22,902 $28,192 $38,784 $49,607 $58,137
Kindergarten $57,262 $39,585 $46,037 $53,447 $67,303 $86,123
Elementary $62,065 $43,799 $49,380 $58,215 $73,912 $89,052
Middle school $63,816 $44,239 $50,481 $60,189 $78,065 $91,931
High school $67,570 $45,169 $51,887 $64,185 $83,077 $98,838

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General Facts

  • Staff: 796
  • Full time teachers: 564
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 100
  • Instructional Coordinators: 13
  • Elementary Teachers: 240
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 26
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 246
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,021

Financial Statistics for Plainfield

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $23,236,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $135,242,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,333,000
  • Total revenue: $166,811,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $87,735,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $76,196,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $33,006,000
  • Expenditures per student: $470,000
  • Total expenditures: $165,162,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $28,916,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,059,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Plainfield

Elementary Schools within the Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedarbrook
1049 Central Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4280
  • Total: 482
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 56
12 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Charles High Stillman
201 West Fourth St
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4240
  • Total: 242
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 29
12 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clinton
27 Berkshire Rd
Maplewood, NJ 7040
973-378-7686
  • Total: 453
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 85
12 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dewitt D Barlow
E Front And Farragut
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4300
  • Total: 291
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 35
11 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Emerson
305 Emerson Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7062
908-731-4205
  • Total: 423
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 61
11 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Evergreen
1033 Evergreen Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4260
  • Total: 416
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 64
12 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Frederic W Cook
739 Leland Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7062
908-731-4215
  • Total: 242
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 32
10 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Jefferson
Prospect St
West Caldwell, NJ 7006
973-228-5994
  • Total: 293
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 45
16 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Washington
3905 New York Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5954
  • Total: 902
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 110
11 to 1 80 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Woodland
730 Central St
Plainfield, NJ 7062
908-731-4290
  • Total: 210
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 31
9 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Hubbard
661 West Eighth St
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4393
  • Total: 519
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 175
  • 8th grade: 166
9 to 1 60 6th Grade 8th Grade
Maxson
920 East Seventh St
Plainfield, NJ 7062
908-731-4310
  • Total: 718
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 223
  • 8th grade: 240
11 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
Washington
3905 New York Ave
Union City, NJ 7087
201-348-5954
  • Total: 902
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 110
11 to 1 80 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Academic/civic
1700 West Front St
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4270
  • Total: 52
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade: 25
12 to 1 4 10th Grade 12th Grade
Plainfield High
950 Park Ave
Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-731-4393
  • Total: 1,778
  • 9th grade: 422
  • 10th grade: 529
  • 11th grade: 381
  • 12th grade: 362
14 to 1 128 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,052
  • Median family income: $50,774
  • Median male income: $25,617
  • Median female income: $21,816
  • Median income of a renter: $31,045
  • Median income of a home owner: $68,067
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,495 1,765 2,245 2,625 1,875