Average Teacher Salary in Carlsbad Municipal Schools

The average teacher salary in Carlsbad Municipal Schools is $44,102.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,516 $15,847 $16,676 $18,931 $27,025 $35,754
Kindergarten $46,580 $32,370 $39,830 $47,160 $54,450 $60,910
Elementary $52,975 $36,746 $42,522 $50,551 $61,879 $76,038
Middle school $47,380 $31,940 $38,050 $45,680 $53,980 $67,160
High school $51,060 $35,555 $43,716 $50,518 $59,118 $67,198

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General Facts

  • Staff: 749
  • Full time teachers: 385
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 79
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 212
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 23
  • Pre-K Teachers: 8
  • High School Teachers: 81
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,599

Financial Statistics for Carlsbad Municipal Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $10,604,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $47,271,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,276,000
  • Total revenue: $63,151,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $32,008,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $35,048,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,935,000
  • Expenditures per student: $76,000
  • Total expenditures: $65,466,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $15,834,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,975,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $700,000

Information on Schools within Carlsbad Municipal Schools

Elementary Schools within the Carlsbad Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Craft Elementary
406 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 198
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 42
13 to 1 15 1st Grade 5th Grade
Dr. E.m. Smith Elementary
2415 Carver St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 96
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 46
14 to 1 7 1st Grade 2nd Grade
Ece Center
1801 West Lea
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 574
  • Pre-k: 104
  • Kindergarten: 470
16 to 1 37 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Eddy Elementary
700 West Stevens St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 211
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 47
15 to 1 14 1st Grade 5th Grade
Hillcrest Elementary
215 North Sixth St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 252
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 59
15 to 1 17 1st Grade 5th Grade
Jefferson Montessori
500 West Church St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 126
  • Kindergarten: 12
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 11
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 6
14 to 1 9 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Joe Stanley Smith El
505 South Alta Vista
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 263
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 55
15 to 1 18 1st Grade 5th Grade
Monterrey Elementary
910 West Gayle St
Roswell, NM 88201
505-627-2511
  • Total: 434
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 48
16 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Pate Elementary
120 Kircher St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 152
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 50
14 to 1 11 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Puckett Elementary
2212 Primrose St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 215
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 37
15 to 1 15 1st Grade 5th Grade
Riverside Elementary
9001 Mcnutt Rd
Sunland Park, NM 88063
505-882-6203
  • Total: 743
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 55
17 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sunset Elementary
25 Martin St
Roswell, NM 88201
505-627-2511
  • Total: 344
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 78
17 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Carlsbad Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alta Vista Middle
301 South Alta Vista
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 588
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 179
  • 8th grade: 211
16 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
P.r. Leyva Middle
800 West Church
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 728
  • 6th grade: 245
  • 7th grade: 221
  • 8th grade: 262
15 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Carlsbad Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carlsbad High
3000 West Church
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 1,675
  • 9th grade: 524
  • 10th grade: 407
  • 11th grade: 360
  • 12th grade: 384
18 to 1 95 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jefferson Montessori
500 West Church St
Carlsbad, NM 88220
505-234-3300
  • Total: 126
  • Kindergarten: 12
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 11
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 6
14 to 1 9 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,933
  • Median family income: $37,699
  • Median male income: $25,213
  • Median female income: $12,935
  • Median income of a renter: $19,063
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,699
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,775 2,100 2,170 1,480 670