Average Teacher Salary in Rockaway Township

The average teacher salary in Rockaway Township is $57,439.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $38,490 $22,348 $27,293 $37,208 $47,253 $56,873
Kindergarten $57,568 $39,848 $46,101 $53,800 $68,301 $86,221
Elementary $61,495 $43,805 $49,160 $57,555 $73,073 $88,045
Middle school $63,013 $44,128 $50,090 $59,248 $77,216 $90,448
High school $66,633 $45,023 $51,410 $63,056 $81,865 $97,083

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General Facts

  • Staff: 393
  • Full time teachers: 251
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 71
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 129
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 7
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 51
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,540

Financial Statistics for Rockaway Township

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $39,377,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,058,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,583,000
  • Total revenue: $49,018,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $26,204,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $27,787,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,917,000
  • Expenditures per student: $31,000
  • Total expenditures: $46,780,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,988,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,991,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Rockaway Township

Elementary Schools within the Rockaway Township

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Birchwood
Aroute St
Dover, NJ 7801
973-361-7080
  • Total: 341
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 50
11 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Catherine A Dwyer
665 Mt Hope Ave
Wharton, NJ 7885
973-361-7450
  • Total: 294
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 44
11 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dennis B O Brien School
Mineral Spring Dr
Dover, NJ 7801
973-361-7330
  • Total: 329
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 38
8 to 1 42 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Katherine D Malone
524 Green Pond Rd
Rockaway, NJ 7866
973-627-7512
  • Total: 343
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 78
10 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stony Brook
269 Grove St
North Plainfield, NJ 7060
908-769-6063
  • Total: 260
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 74
11 to 1 25 Kindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Rockaway Township

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Copeland Middle
Lake Shore Dr
Rockaway, NJ 7866
973-627-2465
  • Total: 973
  • 6th grade: 310
  • 7th grade: 301
  • 8th grade: 317
13 to 1 76 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $33,184
  • Median family income: $89,281
  • Median male income: $50,594
  • Median female income: $31,007
  • Median income of a renter: $53,889
  • Median income of a home owner: $89,027
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    230 425 900 2,205 2,625