Average Teacher Salary in Alexander County Schools

The average teacher salary in Alexander County Schools is $37,404.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,120 $17,030 $18,660 $21,110 $25,820 $31,180
Kindergarten $36,430 $28,020 $30,520 $33,890 $40,150 $50,200
Elementary $42,760 $32,160 $36,720 $42,100 $48,760 $54,870
Middle school $42,040 $29,990 $33,770 $40,880 $49,900 $57,130
High school $42,670 $34,230 $37,100 $41,400 $47,270 $54,600

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General Facts

  • Staff: 785
  • Full time teachers: 351
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 154
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 168
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 180
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,586

Financial Statistics for Alexander County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $10,011,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $30,117,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,773,000
  • Total revenue: $44,901,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $25,904,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $28,075,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $6,856,000
  • Expenditures per student: $768,000
  • Total expenditures: $42,926,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $13,853,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,085,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Alexander County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Alexander County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bethlehem Elementary
7900 Nc Hwy 127
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-495-8198
  • Total: 491
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 75
16 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ellendale Elementary
175 Ellendale Park Ln
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-632-4866
  • Total: 320
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 57
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hiddenite Elementary
374 Sulphur Springs Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
828-632-2503
  • Total: 542
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 83
16 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Stony Point Elementary
311 Stony Point School Rd
Stony Point, NC 28678
704-585-6981
  • Total: 330
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 47
16 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sugar Loaf Elementary
3600 Nc Hwy 16n
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-632-2192
  • Total: 277
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 48
16 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Taylorsville Elementary
100 7th St SW
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-632-3072
  • Total: 250
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 43
13 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wittenburg Elementary
7300 Church Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-632-2395
  • Total: 373
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 72
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Alexander County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Alexander Middle
1285 White Placeains Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
828-632-7565
  • Total: 698
  • 6th grade: 228
  • 7th grade: 250
  • 8th grade: 220
17 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Alexander Middle
85 Bulldog Ln
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-495-4611
  • Total: 649
  • 6th grade: 207
  • 7th grade: 218
  • 8th grade: 224
16 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Alexander County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alexander Central High
223 School Dr
Taylorsville, NC 28681
828-632-7063
  • Total: 1,656
  • 9th grade: 496
  • 10th grade: 427
  • 11th grade: 379
  • 12th grade: 354
17 to 1 97 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,507
  • Median family income: $45,691
  • Median male income: $26,868
  • Median female income: $17,637
  • Median income of a renter: $26,148
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,468
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,950 2,245 2,760 2,280 620