Average Teacher Salary in Catawba County Schools

The average teacher salary in Catawba 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: 2,186
  • Full time teachers: 1,132
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 364
  • Instructional Coordinators: 27
  • Elementary Teachers: 595
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 529
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 17,598

Financial Statistics for Catawba County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $55,702,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $90,511,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $10,826,000
  • Total revenue: $157,039,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $84,940,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $86,905,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $20,373,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $145,953,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $50,979,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,514,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Catawba County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Catawba County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Balls Creek Elementary
2620 Balls Creek Rd
Newton, NC 28658
828-464-4766
  • Total: 697
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 99
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 102
  • 6th grade: 101
17 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Banoak Elementary
7651 West Nc 10 Hwy
Vale, NC 28168
704-462-2849
  • Total: 366
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 58
16 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Blackburn Elementary
4377 West Nc 10 Hwy
Newton, NC 28658
704-462-1344
  • Total: 746
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 115
  • 6th grade: 98
17 to 1 43 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
403 6th Ave
Catawba, NC 28609
828-464-8333
  • Total: 33
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 4
3 to 1 11 5th Grade 12th Grade
Charles High Tuttle Middle
2872 Water Placeant Rd
Maiden, NC 28650
828-428-3080
  • Total: 493
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 75
  • 6th grade: 64
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Claremont Elementary
3384 East Main St
Claremont, NC 28610
828-459-7921
  • Total: 432
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 56
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Clyde Campbell Elementary
2121 35th Ave Dr NE
Hickory, NC 28601
828-256-2769
  • Total: 817
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 126
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 125
19 to 1 44 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Lyle Creek Elementary
1845 Edgewater Dr
Conover, NC 28613
828-464-0299
  • Total: 523
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 67
14 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Maiden Elementary
201 North Main Ave
Maiden, NC 28650
828-428-8769
  • Total: 618
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 101
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 92
16 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mountain View Elementary
5911 Dwayne Starnes Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
828-294-2020
  • Total: 733
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 97
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 106
  • 6th grade: 114
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Oxford Elementary
5915 Oxford Rd
Claremont, NC 28610
828-459-7220
  • Total: 659
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 95
15 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Saint Stephens Elementary
684 30th St NE
Conover, NC 28613
828-256-2570
  • Total: 743
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 118
  • 6th grade: 90
15 to 1 50 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Sherrills Ford Elementary
8103 Sherrills Ford Rd
Sherrills Ford, NC 28673
828-478-2662
  • Total: 592
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 82
  • 6th grade: 103
18 to 1 33 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Startown Elementary
4119 Startown Rd
Newton, NC 28658
828-464-1257
  • Total: 705
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 84
17 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sweetwater Elementary
2110 Main Ave SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-327-3689
  • Total: 302
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 53
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 36
11 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Webb A Murray Elementary
3901 Section House Rd
Hickory, NC 28601
828-256-2196
  • Total: 526
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 82
15 to 1 35 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Catawba County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Harry M Arndt Middle
3350 34th St Dr NE
Hickory, NC 28601
828-256-9545
  • Total: 639
  • 7th grade: 313
  • 8th grade: 326
16 to 1 40 7th Grade 8th Grade
Jacobs Fork Middle
3431 Placeateau Rd
Newton, NC 28658
704-462-1827
  • Total: 575
  • 7th grade: 257
  • 8th grade: 318
16 to 1 35 7th Grade 8th Grade
Maiden Middle
518 North C Ave
Maiden, NC 28650
828-428-2326
  • Total: 444
  • 7th grade: 209
  • 8th grade: 235
16 to 1 28 7th Grade 8th Grade
Mill Creek Middle
1041 Shiloh Rd
Claremont, NC 28610
828-241-2711
  • Total: 487
  • 7th grade: 234
  • 8th grade: 253
16 to 1 31 7th Grade 8th Grade
River Bend Middle
4670 Oxford School Rd
Claremont, NC 28610
828-241-2754
  • Total: 524
  • 7th grade: 264
  • 8th grade: 260
15 to 1 35 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Catawba County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bandys High
5040 East Bandys Rd
Catawba, NC 28609
828-241-3171
  • Total: 917
  • 9th grade: 260
  • 10th grade: 213
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade: 210
15 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade
Bunker Hill High
4675 Oxford School Rd
Claremont, NC 28610
828-241-3355
  • Total: 936
  • 9th grade: 292
  • 10th grade: 246
  • 11th grade: 214
  • 12th grade: 184
15 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade
Catawba Rosenwald Education Center
403 6th Ave
Catawba, NC 28609
828-464-8333
  • Total: 33
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 4
3 to 1 11 5th Grade 12th Grade
Catawba Valley Early College High
2550 Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-485-2980
  • Total: 362
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 103
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade: 75
26 to 1 14 9th Grade 12th Grade
Fred T Foard High
3407 Placeateau Rd
Newton, NC 28658
704-462-1496
  • Total: 1,107
  • 9th grade: 290
  • 10th grade: 278
  • 11th grade: 297
  • 12th grade: 242
15 to 1 74 9th Grade 12th Grade
Maiden High
518 North C Ave
Maiden, NC 28650
828-428-8197
  • Total: 843
  • 9th grade: 226
  • 10th grade: 231
  • 11th grade: 200
  • 12th grade: 186
15 to 1 55 9th Grade 12th Grade
Saint Stephens High
3205 34th St Dr NE
Hickory, NC 28601
828-256-9841
  • Total: 1,285
  • 9th grade: 350
  • 10th grade: 343
  • 11th grade: 306
  • 12th grade: 286
16 to 1 82 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Catawba Elementary School
5415 Hudson Chapel Road
Catawba, NC 28609
828-241-3131
  • Total: 494
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 68
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,686
  • Median family income: $48,565
  • Median male income: $27,771
  • Median female income: $19,955
  • Median income of a renter: $31,197
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,746
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,440 5,495 7,510 7,015 2,355