Average Teacher Salary in Santa Fe Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Santa Fe Public Schools is $31,020.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,020 $21,360 $23,670 $28,240 $37,540 $43,250

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,670
  • Full time teachers: 903
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 187
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 512
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 60
  • Pre-K Teachers: 12
  • High School Teachers: 178
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 13,603

Financial Statistics for Santa Fe Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $42,729,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $92,226,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $11,688,000
  • Total revenue: $146,643,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $61,773,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $66,592,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $19,475,000
  • Expenditures per student: $42,000
  • Total expenditures: $144,691,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $29,940,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,802,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $62,000

Information on Schools within Santa Fe Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Santa Fe Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acequia Madre Elementary
700 Acequia Madre St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 172
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 23
14 to 1 12 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Agua Fria Elementary
3160 Agia Fria St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 610
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 83
16 to 1 39 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Alvord Elementary
551 Alarid St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 142
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 21
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 22
14 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Atalaya Elementary
721 Camino Cabra
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 262
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 32
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Carlos Gilbert Elementary
300 Griffin St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 258
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 36
14 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Cesar Chavez Elementary
6251 Jaguar Dr
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 65
  • Kindergarten: 177
  • 1st grade: 180
  • 2nd grade: 166
15 to 1 37 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Chaparral Elementary
2451 Avenida Chaparr
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 403
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 145
  • 4th grade: 142
  • 5th grade: 126
15 to 1 27 Kindergarten 6th Grade
E.j. Martinez Elementary
401 North San Mateo
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 365
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 54
16 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
El Dorado Elementary
2 Avenida Torreon
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 608
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 88
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 36
17 to 1 37 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Francis X. Nava Elementary
2655 Siringo Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 235
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 38
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 37
  • 6th grade: 32
14 to 1 17 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Gonzales Elementary
851 West Alameda
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 441
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 42
15 to 1 29 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Kaune Elementary
1409 Monterey Dr
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 209
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 20
  • 6th grade: 26
17 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Kearny Elementary
901 Avenida Campanas
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 529
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 59
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Larragoite Elementary
1604 Aqua Fria St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 178
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 26
  • 6th grade: 18
14 to 1 13 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Pinon Elementary
2921 Camino Caballos
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 714
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 53
17 to 1 42 Kindergarten 6th Grade
R.m. Sweeney Elementary
501 Airporoute Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 682
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 109
16 to 1 44 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ramirez Thomas Elementary
610 Alta Vista
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 526
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 66
15 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Salazar Elementary
1300 Osage
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 345
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 49
  • 6th grade: 50
16 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Tesuque Elementary
Bishop Lodge Rd
Tesuque, NM 87574
505-467-2003
  • Total: 138
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 18
  • 6th grade: 17
14 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Turquoise Trail Elementary
13-a San Marcos Loop
Santa Fe, NM 87508
505-467-2003
  • Total: 466
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 62
13 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Wood-gormley Elementary
141 East Booth St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 368
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 56
17 to 1 22 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Santa Fe Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy For Technology & C
2395 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 321
  • 7th grade: 67
  • 8th grade: 72
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 31
11 to 1 30 7th Grade 12th Grade
Alameda Magnet
450 La Madera St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 211
  • 7th grade: 109
  • 8th grade: 102
12 to 1 17 7th Grade 8th Grade
Calvin Capshaw Middl
351 East Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 447
  • 7th grade: 218
  • 8th grade: 229
14 to 1 31 7th Grade 8th Grade
De Vargas Middle
1750 Llano Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 448
  • 7th grade: 214
  • 8th grade: 234
15 to 1 30 7th Grade 8th Grade
Edward Ortiz Middle
4164 South Meadows
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 584
  • 6th grade: 149
  • 7th grade: 244
  • 8th grade: 191
14 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
El Dorado Elementary
2 Avenida Torreon
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 608
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 88
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 36
17 to 1 37 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Gonzales Elementary
851 West Alameda
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 441
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 56
  • 7th grade: 42
15 to 1 29 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Monte Del Sol Charte
4157 Walking Rain Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 368
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 63
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 66
  • 12th grade: 52
13 to 1 28 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Santa Fe Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy For Technology & C
2395 Richards Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 321
  • 7th grade: 67
  • 8th grade: 72
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 31
11 to 1 30 7th Grade 12th Grade
Capital High
4851 Paseo Del Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 1,138
  • 9th grade: 453
  • 10th grade: 314
  • 11th grade: 170
  • 12th grade: 201
17 to 1 66 9th Grade 12th Grade
Monte Del Sol Charte
4157 Walking Rain Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 368
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 63
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 66
  • 12th grade: 52
13 to 1 28 7th Grade 12th Grade
Santa Fe High
2100 Yucca Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 1,546
  • 9th grade: 495
  • 10th grade: 366
  • 11th grade: 352
  • 12th grade: 333
17 to 1 93 9th Grade 12th Grade
Tierra Encantada Charter School
73 Los Hornos Rd
Lamy, NM 87540
505-467-2003
  • Total: 110
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade: 14
20 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Santa Fe Public Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Career Academy
2516 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
505-467-2003
  • Total: 133
  • 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade: 50
22 to 1 6 7th Grade 12th Grade
Nye Early Childhood
430 La Madera
Santa Fe, NM 87501
505-467-2003
  • Total: 101
  • Pre-k: 101
16 to 1 6 Prekindergarten Kindergarten

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $24,972
  • Median family income: $51,630
  • Median male income: $25,753
  • Median female income: $19,590
  • Median income of a renter: $27,975
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,966
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,640 4,565 4,765 6,545 4,695