Average Teacher Salary in Trenton

The average teacher salary in Trenton is $57,591.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $33,136 $20,674 $24,036 $29,744 $40,273 $50,737
Kindergarten $60,789 $40,870 $48,549 $60,550 $74,235 $85,158
Elementary $60,753 $42,473 $49,198 $58,612 $72,957 $85,774
Middle school $67,049 $44,846 $52,368 $66,030 $82,300 $93,535
High school $66,229 $43,538 $50,972 $65,066 $81,812 $94,173

How to Become a Teacher in Trenton

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,431
  • Full time teachers: 925
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 207
  • Instructional Coordinators: 19
  • Elementary Teachers: 379
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 43
  • Pre-K Teachers: 41
  • High School Teachers: 375
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 11,324

Financial Statistics for Trenton

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $30,101,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $283,782,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $18,776,000
  • Total revenue: $332,659,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $171,692,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $145,427,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $63,176,000
  • Expenditures per student: $266,000
  • Total expenditures: $341,590,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $47,610,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,246,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,447,000

Information on Schools within Trenton

Elementary Schools within the Trenton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cadwalader
501 Edgewood Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4660
  • Total: 230
  • Pre-k: 15
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 44
11 to 1 22 1st Grade 6th Grade
Columbus
1 Carteret Ave
Carteret, NJ 7008
732-541-8960
  • Total: 685
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 106
11 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Franklin
1809 St Georges Ave
Rahway, NJ 7065
732-396-1050
  • Total: 536
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 39
12 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Grant
159 North Clinton Ave
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4730
  • Total: 547
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 37
11 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Gregory
500 Rutherford Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4740
  • Total: 467
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 35
12 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Harrison
310 Harrison Ave
Roselle, NJ 7203
908-298-2052
  • Total: 309
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 73
14 to 1 23 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Hedgepeth-williams School
301 Gladstone Ave
Trenton, NJ 8629
609-656-4760
  • Total: 733
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 95
  • 8th grade: 91
14 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Jefferson
1 Whittlesey Rd
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-394-0672
  • Total: 185
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 34
7 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Joyce Kilmer
21 West Church St
Milltown, NJ 8850
732-214-2370
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 59
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 90
11 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Luis Munoz-rivera Elementary
400 North Montgomery St
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4840
  • Total: 480
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 56
10 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Monument
145 Pennington Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4820
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 32
11 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Mott
45 Stokely Ave
Trenton, NJ 8611
609-656-4830
  • Total: 479
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 50
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 50
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
P J Hill
1010 East State St
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4980
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 44
10 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Parker
South Lincoln Ave
Middlesex, NJ 8846
732-317-6000
  • Total: 193
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 51
14 to 1 14 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Robbins
283 Tyler St
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4910
  • Total: 718
  • Kindergarten: 143
  • 1st grade: 173
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 1
14 to 1 50 Kindergarten 7th Grade
Stokes
915 Parkside Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4930
  • Total: 280
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 42
11 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Washington
176 Mohawk Ave
Hawthorne, NJ 7506
973-423-6495
  • Total: 257
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 44
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wilson
Dane St
Sayreville, NJ 8872
732-525-5240
  • Total: 354
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 40
13 to 1 27 Kindergarten 3rd Grade

Middle Schools within the Trenton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Grace A Dunn Middle School
401 Dayton St
Trenton, NJ 8610
609-656-4700
  • Total: 603
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 177
  • 8th grade: 209
11 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade
Grant
159 North Clinton Ave
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4730
  • Total: 547
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 37
11 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Gregory
500 Rutherford Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4740
  • Total: 467
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 35
12 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Hedgepeth-williams School
301 Gladstone Ave
Trenton, NJ 8629
609-656-4760
  • Total: 733
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 95
  • 8th grade: 91
14 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Joyce Kilmer
21 West Church St
Milltown, NJ 8850
732-214-2370
  • Total: 398
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 59
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 90
11 to 1 35 4th Grade 8th Grade
Luis Munoz-rivera Elementary
400 North Montgomery St
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4840
  • Total: 480
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 57
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 56
10 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Monument
145 Pennington Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-656-4820
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 32
11 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Mott
45 Stokely Ave
Trenton, NJ 8611
609-656-4830
  • Total: 479
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 50
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 50
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
P J Hill
1010 East State St
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4980
  • Total: 587
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 44
10 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Robbins
283 Tyler St
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-656-4910
  • Total: 718
  • Kindergarten: 143
  • 1st grade: 173
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 1
14 to 1 50 Kindergarten 7th Grade

High Schools within the Trenton

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Daylight/twilight High School
720 Bellevue Ave
Trenton, NJ 8618
609-989-2494
  • Total: 516
  • 9th grade: 97
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 122
  • 12th grade: 92
15 to 1 35 9th Grade 12th Grade
Trenton Central High
400 Chambers St
Trenton, NJ 8609
609-278-7260
  • Total: 2,376
  • 9th grade: 829
  • 10th grade: 618
  • 11th grade: 450
  • 12th grade: 446
13 to 1 182 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,621
  • Median family income: $36,681
  • Median male income: $23,180
  • Median female income: $20,572
  • Median income of a renter: $22,358
  • Median income of a home owner: $44,215
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,090 4,035 3,680 3,680 1,415