Average Teacher Salary in Rio Rancho Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Rio Rancho Public Schools is $47,039.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,588 $15,946 $16,522 $19,420 $28,941 $37,267
Kindergarten $57,186 $41,455 $48,377 $56,651 $63,979 $76,993
Elementary $48,428 $34,602 $41,268 $47,318 $55,240 $64,605
Middle school $47,653 $34,565 $39,787 $46,690 $54,508 $62,995
High school $58,341 $37,278 $44,853 $56,044 $72,192 $83,863

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,891
  • Full time teachers: 1,044
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 290
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 488
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 61
  • Pre-K Teachers: 22
  • High School Teachers: 246
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 15,652

Financial Statistics for Rio Rancho Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $18,915,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $95,645,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,040,000
  • Total revenue: $119,600,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $64,900,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $64,800,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $18,286,000
  • Expenditures per student: $583,000
  • Total expenditures: $116,530,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $30,114,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,987,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Rio Rancho Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Rio Rancho Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cielo Azul Elementary
1550 34th Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-338-2320
  • Total: 709
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 107
15 to 1 48 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Colinas Del Norte El
1001 23rd Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 753
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 117
13 to 1 59 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Enchanted Hills Elementary
5400 Obregon Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 629
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 118
  • 5th grade: 122
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ernest Stapleton Ele
3100 8th Ave
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 836
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 136
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 137
  • 4th grade: 138
  • 5th grade: 151
14 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Maggie Cordova Elementary School
1500 Veranda Rd SE
Albuquerque, NM
505-896-0667
  • Total: 856
  • Kindergarten: 159
  • 1st grade: 140
  • 2nd grade: 152
  • 3rd grade: 156
  • 4th grade: 142
  • 5th grade: 107
16 to 1 53 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Martin King Jr Elementary
1301 27th St SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 885
  • Kindergarten: 162
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 148
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 147
  • 5th grade: 152
16 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Puesta Del Sol Elementary
450 Southern Blvd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 824
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 151
  • 2nd grade: 152
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 163
  • 5th grade: 144
14 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rio Rancho Elementary
4601 Pepe Ortiz SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 763
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 119
14 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sandia Vista Elementary
6800 Franklin Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-338-2526
  • Total: 408
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 62
14 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Shining Stars Preschool
4477 9th Ave NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 188
  • Pre-k: 188
8 to 1 23 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Vista Grande Elementary
500 Laser Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 733
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 135
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 133
15 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Rio Rancho Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eagle Ridge Middle
800 Fruta Rd
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 677
  • 6th grade: 350
  • 7th grade: 327
16 to 1 42 6th Grade 7th Grade
Lincoln Middle
2287 Lema Rd SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 884
  • 6th grade: 455
  • 7th grade: 429
18 to 1 51 6th Grade 7th Grade
Mountain View Middle
500 South Canyon Rd
Alamogordo, NM 88310
505-439-3270
  • Total: 521
  • 6th grade: 171
  • 7th grade: 151
  • 8th grade: 199
14 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rio Rancho Middle High
500 Laser Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 2,448
  • 8th grade: 1,259
  • 9th grade: 1,189
17 to 1 142 8th Grade 9th Grade

High Schools within the Rio Rancho Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Rio Rancho High
500 Laser Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 3,172
  • 10th grade: 1,291
  • 11th grade: 1,013
  • 12th grade: 868
17 to 1 187 10th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Rio Rancho Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Independence High School
421 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-771-4922
  • Total: 221
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 81
  • 11th grade: 77
  • 12th grade: 54
15 to 1 15 8th Grade 12th Grade
Rio Rancho Cyber Acd
421 Quantum Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
505-896-0667
  • Total: 145
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 30
  • 12th grade: 15
23 to 1 6 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,173
  • Median family income: $52,137
  • Median male income: $31,932
  • Median female income: $19,927
  • Median income of a renter: $36,133
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,732
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,910 2,545 4,310 4,440 1,165