Average Teacher Salary in Chatham County Schools

The average teacher salary in Chatham County Schools is $41,084.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,060 $16,200 $19,340 $23,420 $29,000 $35,370
Kindergarten $39,720 $30,560 $33,930 $39,400 $46,280 $51,720
Elementary $45,180 $32,970 $37,110 $44,150 $52,470 $60,510
Middle school $46,410 $33,870 $37,800 $44,110 $53,200 $64,270
High school $49,050 $35,320 $39,530 $46,660 $56,550 $67,430

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,197
  • Full time teachers: 584
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 199
  • Instructional Coordinators: 22
  • Elementary Teachers: 351
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 226
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,721

Financial Statistics for Chatham County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $43,140,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $39,998,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,896,000
  • Total revenue: $89,034,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $39,492,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,088,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,322,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,136,000
  • Total expenditures: $82,654,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $20,228,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,780,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Chatham County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Chatham County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bennett Elementary
61 Randolph St
Bennett, NC 27208
336-581-3586
  • Total: 251
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 39
12 to 1 21 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Bonlee Elementary
153 Bonlee School Rd
Bonlee, NC 27213
919-837-5316
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 44
  • 8th grade: 43
14 to 1 27 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Horton Middle
79 Horton Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-2303
  • Total: 393
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 98
  • 8th grade: 80
14 to 1 28 5th Grade 8th Grade
J School Waters Elementary
55 J South Waters School Rd
Goldston, NC 27252
919-898-2259
  • Total: 344
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 35
  • 8th grade: 47
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Moncure Elementary
600 Moncure School Rd
Moncure, NC 27559
919-542-3725
  • Total: 222
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 18
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 25
11 to 1 19 Kindergarten 8th Grade
North Chatham Elementary
3380 Lystra Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-967-3094
  • Total: 813
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 83
  • 6th grade: 81
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 83
15 to 1 55 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Perry W Harrison Elementary
2655 Hamlet Chapel Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-967-9925
  • Total: 636
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 65
15 to 1 42 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Pittsboro Elementary
375 Pittsboro School Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-3987
  • Total: 516
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 109
14 to 1 37 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Siler City Elementary
671 Ellington Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
919-663-2032
  • Total: 575
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 106
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 75
11 to 1 50 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Silk Hope Elementary
7945 Silk Hope/gum Springs Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-3911
  • Total: 445
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 42
  • 8th grade: 61
14 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Virginia Cross Elementary
Cross School Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-4279
  • Total: 487
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 69
11 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Chatham County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bennett Elementary
61 Randolph St
Bennett, NC 27208
336-581-3586
  • Total: 251
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 19
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 24
  • 8th grade: 39
12 to 1 21 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Bonlee Elementary
153 Bonlee School Rd
Bonlee, NC 27213
919-837-5316
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 38
  • 7th grade: 44
  • 8th grade: 43
14 to 1 27 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Chatham Middle
2025 South 2nd Ave Ext
Siler City, NC 27344
919-663-2414
  • Total: 420
  • 6th grade: 166
  • 7th grade: 118
  • 8th grade: 136
13 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Horton Middle
79 Horton Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-2303
  • Total: 393
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 98
  • 8th grade: 80
14 to 1 28 5th Grade 8th Grade
J School Waters Elementary
55 J South Waters School Rd
Goldston, NC 27252
919-898-2259
  • Total: 344
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 35
  • 8th grade: 47
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Moncure Elementary
600 Moncure School Rd
Moncure, NC 27559
919-542-3725
  • Total: 222
  • Kindergarten: 20
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 18
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 25
11 to 1 19 Kindergarten 8th Grade
North Chatham Elementary
3380 Lystra Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-967-3094
  • Total: 813
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 83
  • 6th grade: 81
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 83
15 to 1 55 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Perry W Harrison Elementary
2655 Hamlet Chapel Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-967-9925
  • Total: 636
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 65
15 to 1 42 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Silk Hope Elementary
7945 Silk Hope/gum Springs Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-3911
  • Total: 445
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 42
  • 8th grade: 61
14 to 1 32 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Chatham County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chatham Central High
14950 Nc Hwy 902 West
Bear Creek, NC 27207
919-837-2251
  • Total: 475
  • 9th grade: 139
  • 10th grade: 122
  • 11th grade: 122
  • 12th grade: 92
15 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jordan Matthews High
910 East Cardinal St
Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-2916
  • Total: 729
  • 9th grade: 225
  • 10th grade: 188
  • 11th grade: 160
  • 12th grade: 156
14 to 1 54 9th Grade 12th Grade
Northwood High
310 Northwood High School Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-4181
  • Total: 1,001
  • 9th grade: 308
  • 10th grade: 236
  • 11th grade: 230
  • 12th grade: 227
15 to 1 67 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sage Academy
439 Martin L King Jr Blvd
Siler City, NC 27344
919-663-5899
  • Total: 32
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 3
2 to 1 15 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,355
  • Median family income: $50,909
  • Median male income: $27,412
  • Median female income: $20,548
  • Median income of a renter: $29,781
  • Median income of a home owner: $49,571
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,650 2,520 3,150 3,655 1,935