Average Teacher Salary in Carteret County Public Schools

The average teacher salary in Carteret County Public Schools is $39,110.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,730 $15,950 $17,490 $20,470 $28,020 $42,660
Kindergarten $44,230 $32,090 $36,330 $43,850 $52,050 $59,070
Elementary $43,060 $31,300 $36,360 $42,940 $49,860 $56,390
Middle school $40,610 $29,840 $34,250 $40,070 $46,670 $53,850
High school $42,920 $29,370 $34,340 $42,370 $50,340 $59,180

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,177
  • Full time teachers: 667
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 146
  • Instructional Coordinators: 9
  • Elementary Teachers: 324
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 333
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,274

Financial Statistics for Carteret County Public Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $31,982,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $45,583,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,505,000
  • Total revenue: $85,070,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $47,330,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $48,932,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,491,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $85,925,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $26,100,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $6,330,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Carteret County Public Schools

Elementary Schools within the Carteret County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Atlantic Elementary
151 School Dr
Atlantic, NC 28511
252-225-3961
  • Total: 131
  • Kindergarten: 10
  • 1st grade: 11
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 19
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 24
10 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Beaufort Elementary
110 Carraway Dr
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-3316
  • Total: 485
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 78
13 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Bogue Sound Elementary
3323 Hwy 24
Newport, NC 28570
252-393-1279
  • Total: 443
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 76
12 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Harkers Island Elementary
1163 Island Rd
Harkers Island, NC 28531
252-728-3755
  • Total: 165
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 17
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 13
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 1
12 to 1 14 Kindergarten 9th Grade
Morehead City Primary
4409 Country Club Rd
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-247-2448
  • Total: 652
  • Kindergarten: 155
  • 1st grade: 165
  • 2nd grade: 174
  • 3rd grade: 158
12 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Morehead Elementary At Camp Glenn
3316 Arendell St
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-1131
  • Total: 305
  • 4th grade: 155
  • 5th grade: 150
13 to 1 24 4th Grade 5th Grade
Newport Elementary
219 Chatham St
Newport, NC 28570
252-223-4201
  • Total: 791
  • Kindergarten: 124
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 134
13 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Smyrna Elementary
174 Marshallberg Rd
Smyrna, NC 28579
252-729-2301
  • Total: 254
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 33
  • 8th grade: 24
10 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
White Oak Elementary
555 Wb Mclean Dr
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
252-393-3990
  • Total: 630
  • Kindergarten: 95
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 113
14 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Carteret County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Atlantic Elementary
151 School Dr
Atlantic, NC 28511
252-225-3961
  • Total: 131
  • Kindergarten: 10
  • 1st grade: 11
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 3rd grade: 13
  • 4th grade: 17
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 19
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 24
10 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Beaufort Middle
100 Carraway Dr
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-4520
  • Total: 245
  • 6th grade: 84
  • 7th grade: 86
  • 8th grade: 75
13 to 1 20 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bridges Alternative School
1108 Bridges St
Morehead City, NC 28516
252-808-3040
  • Total: 47
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 11
5 to 1 10 7th Grade 9th Grade
Broad Creek Middle
2382 Hwy 24
Newport, NC 28570
252-247-3135
  • Total: 556
  • 6th grade: 195
  • 7th grade: 178
  • 8th grade: 183
14 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Morehead City Middle
400 Barbour Rd
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-1126
  • Total: 448
  • 6th grade: 158
  • 7th grade: 136
  • 8th grade: 154
11 to 1 40 6th Grade 9th Grade
Newport Middle
500 East Chatham St
Newport, NC 28570
252-223-3482
  • Total: 452
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 143
  • 8th grade: 163
12 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Smyrna Elementary
174 Marshallberg Rd
Smyrna, NC 28579
252-729-2301
  • Total: 254
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 28
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 33
  • 8th grade: 24
10 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Carteret County Public Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Croatan High
1 Cougar Ln
Newport, NC 28570
252-393-7022
  • Total: 839
  • 9th grade: 240
  • 10th grade: 208
  • 11th grade: 207
  • 12th grade: 184
14 to 1 59 9th Grade 12th Grade
East Carteret High
3263 Hwy 70 East
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-3514
  • Total: 623
  • 9th grade: 162
  • 10th grade: 174
  • 11th grade: 146
  • 12th grade: 141
13 to 1 50 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Carteret High
4700 Country Club Rd
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-726-1176
  • Total: 1,208
  • 9th grade: 315
  • 10th grade: 326
  • 11th grade: 303
  • 12th grade: 264
14 to 1 87 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,260
  • Median family income: $45,499
  • Median male income: $25,966
  • Median female income: $15,574
  • Median income of a renter: $24,446
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,103
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,785 3,575 4,280 4,085 1,775