Average Teacher Salary in Questa Independent Schools

The average teacher salary in Questa Independent Schools is $43,508.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,410 $19,610 $22,960 $28,100 $36,290 $50,100
Kindergarten $43,450 $15,910 $35,230 $44,510 $54,520 $62,470
Elementary $49,800 $36,030 $40,650 $46,590 $55,820 $71,900
Middle school $47,170 $33,980 $38,870 $45,400 $53,120 $64,410
High school $45,710 $27,090 $36,880 $44,710 $54,050 $63,910

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General Facts

  • Staff: 89
  • Full time teachers: 44
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 6
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 27
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 1
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 10
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 538

Financial Statistics for Questa Independent Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $737,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $5,795,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $750,000
  • Total revenue: $7,282,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $3,674,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $3,993,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,299,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $7,402,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $1,922,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $65,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Questa Independent Schools

Elementary Schools within the Questa Independent Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alta Vista Elementary
Hwy 38 And West Gallegos
Questa, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 110
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 20
13 to 1 9 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Alta Vista Intermedi
Hwy 38 And West Gallegos
Questa, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 81
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 20
14 to 1 6 4th Grade 6th Grade
Red River Valley
500 East High St
Red River, NM 87558
505-586-0421
  • Total: 62
  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 10
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 12
11 to 1 6 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Rio Costilla Elementary
Hwy 522
Costilla, NM 87524
505-586-0421
  • Total: 33
  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 5
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 2
11 to 1 3 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Roots & Wings Commun
35 Old Lama Rd
El Prado, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 47
  • 5th grade: 11
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 7
17 to 1 3 5th Grade 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Questa Independent Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Questa Jr High
Hwy 522
Questa, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 66
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 38
11 to 1 6 7th Grade 8th Grade
Red River Valley
500 East High St
Red River, NM 87558
505-586-0421
  • Total: 62
  • Kindergarten: 7
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 10
  • 6th grade: 9
  • 7th grade: 12
11 to 1 6 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Roots & Wings Commun
35 Old Lama Rd
El Prado, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 47
  • 5th grade: 11
  • 6th grade: 16
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 7
17 to 1 3 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Questa Independent Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Questa High
Hwy 522 And Sagebrush
Questa, NM 87556
505-586-0421
  • Total: 139
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade: 33
12 to 1 12 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,025
  • Median family income: $34,619
  • Median male income: $19,199
  • Median female income: $11,663
  • Median income of a renter: $14,728
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,807
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    405 280 250 170 49