Average Teacher Salary in Rutherford

The average teacher salary in Rutherford is $60,861.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $35,338 $21,636 $26,272 $33,596 $43,414 $51,330
Kindergarten $65,444 $42,916 $50,998 $64,114 $80,646 $95,340
Elementary $64,584 $43,170 $50,540 $62,428 $78,474 $94,166
Middle school $69,132 $45,368 $52,988 $66,586 $84,430 $100,436
High school $69,810 $45,428 $53,514 $67,526 $85,286 $101,562

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General Facts

  • Staff: 257
  • Full time teachers: 194
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 17
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 82
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 3
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 94
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,494

Financial Statistics for Rutherford

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $32,914,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $6,679,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $555,000
  • Total revenue: $40,148,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $22,537,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $21,202,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,178,000
  • Expenditures per student: $193,000
  • Total expenditures: $38,961,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,022,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,603,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Rutherford

Elementary Schools within the Rutherford

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lincoln
40 Mill St
Pompton Lakes, NJ 7442
973-835-1910
  • Total: 369
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 46
  • 7th grade: 177
  • 8th grade: 181
9 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pierrepont
70 East Pierrepont Ave
Rutherford, NJ 7070
201-438-7675
  • Total: 501
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 100
  • 6th grade: 100
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 101
13 to 1 38 4th Grade 8th Grade
Union
359 Union Ave
Rutherford, NJ 7070
201-438-7675
  • Total: 489
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 98
  • 6th grade: 105
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 96
11 to 1 43 4th Grade 8th Grade
Washington
331 Emory Ave
Trenton, NJ 8611
609-656-4960
  • Total: 353
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 69
13 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Rutherford

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Pierrepont
70 East Pierrepont Ave
Rutherford, NJ 7070
201-438-7675
  • Total: 501
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 100
  • 6th grade: 100
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 101
13 to 1 38 4th Grade 8th Grade
Union
359 Union Ave
Rutherford, NJ 7070
201-438-7675
  • Total: 489
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 98
  • 6th grade: 105
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 96
11 to 1 43 4th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Rutherford

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Rutherford High
56 Elliott Place
Rutherford, NJ 7070
201-438-7675
  • Total: 782
  • 9th grade: 206
  • 10th grade: 171
  • 11th grade: 198
  • 12th grade: 194
11 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $30,495
  • Median family income: $78,120
  • Median male income: $44,554
  • Median female income: $31,552
  • Median income of a renter: $44,708
  • Median income of a home owner: $78,798
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    395 435 760 1,505 1,615