Average Teacher Salary in Portales Municipal Schools

The average teacher salary in Portales Municipal Schools is $44,119.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,832 $15,754 $15,985 $18,274 $26,648 $34,052
Kindergarten $48,184 $33,744 $41,122 $48,595 $55,891 $63,342
Elementary $51,731 $35,797 $41,821 $49,611 $60,154 $73,775
Middle school $47,421 $32,337 $38,312 $45,832 $54,060 $66,530
High school $51,431 $35,378 $43,467 $50,625 $60,112 $68,625

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General Facts

  • Staff: 372
  • Full time teachers: 197
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 38
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 112
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 39
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,770

Financial Statistics for Portales Municipal Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $2,857,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $23,529,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $3,508,000
  • Total revenue: $29,894,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $13,295,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $13,935,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $4,415,000
  • Expenditures per student: $5,000
  • Total expenditures: $26,541,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,797,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,023,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $362,000

Information on Schools within Portales Municipal Schools

Elementary Schools within the Portales Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brown Elementary
520 West 5th St
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 309
  • Pre-k: 85
  • Kindergarten: 224
12 to 1 25 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
James Elementary
701 West 18th St
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 459
  • 2nd grade: 225
  • 3rd grade: 234
14 to 1 34 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Steiner Elementary
525 South Chicago
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 225
  • 1st grade: 225
11 to 1 20 1st Grade 1st Grade
Valencia Elementary
36 Sun Valley Rd
Los Lunas, NM 87031
505-866-8231
  • Total: 406
  • Pre-k: 10
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 64
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Portales Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lindsey Elementary
1216 West Ivy
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 204
  • 6th grade: 204
14 to 1 15 6th Grade 6th Grade
Portales Jr High
300 East 5th St
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 407
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 206
15 to 1 27 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Portales Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Portales High
201 South Knoxville Ave
Portales, NM 88130
505-356-7000
  • Total: 760
  • 9th grade: 257
  • 10th grade: 218
  • 11th grade: 152
  • 12th grade: 133
16 to 1 47 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,792
  • Median family income: $31,747
  • Median male income: $19,386
  • Median female income: $10,000
  • Median income of a renter: $17,732
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,479
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,460 960 865 525 200