Average Teacher Salary in Taos Municipal Schools

The average teacher salary in Taos Municipal 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: 433
  • Full time teachers: 218
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 46
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 89
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 13
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 73
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 3,073

Financial Statistics for Taos Municipal Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $3,541,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $22,529,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,813,000
  • Total revenue: $31,883,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $15,505,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $16,435,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $5,145,000
  • Expenditures per student: $41,000
  • Total expenditures: $31,053,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,573,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,804,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $427,000

Information on Schools within Taos Municipal Schools

Elementary Schools within the Taos Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Anansi Charter School
57 St Hwy 230
El Prado, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 68
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 18
  • 2nd grade: 16
  • 3rd grade: 17
17 to 1 4 Kindergarten 3rd Grade
Arroyo Del Norte Ele
405 Hondo Seco Rd
Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
505-758-5202
  • Total: 163
  • Kindergarten: 27
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 29
16 to 1 10 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Enos Garcia Elementary
305 Don Fernando
Taos, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 658
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 94
13 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ranchos De Taos Elementary
Hiway 3
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
505-758-5202
  • Total: 457
  • Pre-k: 13
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 71
15 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Taos Municipal Charter
1313 Randall Ln
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
505-758-5202
  • Total: 203
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 24
14 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Taos Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Taos Middle
235 Paseo Del Canon
Taos, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 541
  • 6th grade: 167
  • 7th grade: 195
  • 8th grade: 179
14 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Taos Municipal Charter
1313 Randall Ln
Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557
505-758-5202
  • Total: 203
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 24
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 24
14 to 1 15 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Taos Municipal Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Taos High
134 Cervantes
Taos, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 843
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 213
  • 11th grade: 199
  • 12th grade: 203
18 to 1 46 9th Grade 12th Grade
Vista Grande High Sc

El Prado, NM 87529
505-758-5202
  • Total: 100
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 18
10 to 1 10 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Taos Municipal Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chrysalis Alternativ
212 Paseo Del Canon
Taos, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 31
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 9
31 to 1 1 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Taos Cyber Magnet
213 Paseo Del Canon
Taos, NM 87571
505-758-5202
  • Total: 9
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 6
9 to 1 1 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,045
  • Median family income: $34,391
  • Median male income: $18,712
  • Median female income: $13,129
  • Median income of a renter: $19,697
  • Median income of a home owner: $31,224
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,120 1,165 1,075 820 480