Average Teacher Salary in South Plainfield

The average teacher salary in South Plainfield is $62,287.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $35,702 $21,537 $26,454 $33,414 $44,314 $51,962
Kindergarten $67,311 $42,950 $51,041 $65,048 $83,770 $100,835
Elementary $67,262 $43,965 $51,327 $64,355 $82,202 $100,074
Middle school $69,628 $45,487 $52,764 $66,600 $84,972 $102,498
High school $71,534 $46,264 $54,195 $68,545 $87,237 $105,082

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General Facts

  • Staff: 419
  • Full time teachers: 307
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 49
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 100
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 7
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 150
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,189

Financial Statistics for South Plainfield

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $41,488,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $14,392,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,465,000
  • Total revenue: $57,345,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $33,397,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $29,284,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,984,000
  • Expenditures per student: $374,000
  • Total expenditures: $55,713,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $14,467,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,891,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within South Plainfield

Elementary Schools within the South Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Franklin
8 Meeker St
Succasunna, NJ 7876
973-584-5549
  • Total: 370
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 98
14 to 1 26 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Grant Elementary School
305 Cromwell Placeace
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
908-754-4620
  • Total: 575
  • 5th grade: 281
  • 6th grade: 288
12 to 1 48 5th Grade 6th Grade
John E Riley
100 Morris Ave
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
908-754-4620
  • Total: 313
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 61
13 to 1 25 Kindergarten 4th Grade
John F Kennedy
1310 Ratzer Rd
Wayne, NJ 7470
973-633-3160
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 70
13 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Roosevelt
50 Roosevelt Ave
Hawthorne, NJ 7506
973-423-6485
  • Total: 633
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 58
  • 6th grade: 60
17 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Roosevelt/administration
125 Jackson St
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
908-754-4620
  • Total: 36
  • Pre-k: 21
5 to 1 8 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten

Middle Schools within the South Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
So Plainfield Middle
2201 Placeainfield Ave
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
908-754-4620
  • Total: 593
  • 7th grade: 288
  • 8th grade: 305
11 to 1 53 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the South Plainfield

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
South Plainfield High
200 Lake St
South Plainfield, NJ 7080
908-754-4620
  • Total: 1,219
  • 9th grade: 304
  • 10th grade: 307
  • 11th grade: 314
  • 12th grade: 286
14 to 1 89 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $25,270
  • Median family income: $72,745
  • Median male income: $41,174
  • Median female income: $26,991
  • Median income of a renter: $48,036
  • Median income of a home owner: $70,494
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    445 625 1,075 2,080 1,650