Average Teacher Salary in Avery County Schools

The average teacher salary in Avery County Schools is $37,898.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,120 $16,320 $17,850 $20,210 $23,540 $26,630
Kindergarten $42,300 $31,840 $36,160 $41,220 $48,460 $56,360
Elementary $41,120 $29,950 $34,620 $40,430 $47,570 $53,270
Middle school $41,280 $30,920 $35,120 $40,790 $47,230 $52,480
High school $43,670 $30,740 $36,690 $43,570 $50,980 $58,100

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General Facts

  • Staff: 384
  • Full time teachers: 179
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 53
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 89
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 90
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,264

Financial Statistics for Avery County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,589,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,203,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,472,000
  • Total revenue: $24,264,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $13,559,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $15,089,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $3,790,000
  • Expenditures per student: $12,000
  • Total expenditures: $23,083,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $7,310,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,932,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Avery County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Avery County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Banner Elk Elementary
185 Azalea Circlecle
Banner Elk, NC 28604
828-898-5575
  • Total: 150
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 20
  • 3rd grade: 19
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 19
13 to 1 11 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Beech Mountain Elementary
60 Flat Springs Rd
Elk Park, NC 28622
828-898-4343
  • Total: 24
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 4
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 6
8 to 1 3 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Freedom Trail Elementary
6110 North Us Hwy 19e
Elk Park, NC 28622
828-733-4744
  • Total: 271
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 46
14 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Newland Elementary
750 Linville St
Newland, NC 28657
828-733-4911
  • Total: 247
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 47
9 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverside Elementary
8020 Us 19e Hwy South
Newland, NC 28657
828-765-9414
  • Total: 120
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 18
13 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Avery County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avery Middle
102 Montezuma Rd
Newland, NC 28657
828-733-0145
  • Total: 306
  • 6th grade: 97
  • 7th grade: 111
  • 8th grade: 98
13 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cranberry Middle
6230 North Hwy 19e
Elk Park, NC 28622
828-733-2932
  • Total: 195
  • 6th grade: 78
  • 7th grade: 66
  • 8th grade: 51
11 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Avery County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Avery County High
401 High School Rd
Newland, NC 28657
828-733-0151
  • Total: 709
  • 9th grade: 233
  • 10th grade: 174
  • 11th grade: 158
  • 12th grade: 144
15 to 1 49 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Avery County Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Crossnore Elementary
1000 Walt Clark Rd
Crossnore, NC 28616
828-737-7204
  • Total: 242
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 41
14 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,176
  • Median family income: $37,454
  • Median male income: $20,333
  • Median female income: $15,265
  • Median income of a renter: $20,557
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,678
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,385 1,120 1,045 710 265