Average Teacher Salary in Cleveland County Schools

The average teacher salary in Cleveland County Schools is $39,494.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,270 $14,850 $17,320 $21,450 $24,560 $31,390
Kindergarten $43,510 $31,510 $36,580 $43,680 $50,760 $57,660
Elementary $44,950 $32,090 $36,860 $43,940 $52,120 $61,540
Middle school $42,870 $31,400 $34,950 $41,590 $50,270 $57,650
High school $43,870 $32,220 $36,120 $42,980 $50,910 $58,860

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,358
  • Full time teachers: 1,183
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 389
  • Instructional Coordinators: 21
  • Elementary Teachers: 584
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 596
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 16,566

Financial Statistics for Cleveland County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $33,005,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $97,457,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $17,762,000
  • Total revenue: $148,224,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $87,090,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $91,748,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $22,115,000
  • Expenditures per student: $697,000
  • Total expenditures: $143,167,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $47,886,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $12,655,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Cleveland County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Cleveland County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bethware Elementary
115 Bethware Dr
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5623
  • Total: 471
  • Kindergarten: 99
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 97
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Boiling Springs Elementary
1522 Patrick Ave
Shelby, NC 28152
704-434-2772
  • Total: 611
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 95
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 110
16 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Casar Elementary School
436 Schoolhouse Rd
Casar, NC 28020
704-538-9982
  • Total: 315
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 63
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
East Elementary
600 Cleveland Ave
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5633
  • Total: 229
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 47
14 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Elizabeth Elementary
220 South Post Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-487-9940
  • Total: 640
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 96
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 114
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fallston Elementary
112 Gary St
Fallston, NC 28042
704-538-7341
  • Total: 572
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 106
14 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Graham Elementary
1100 Blanton St
Shebly, NC 28105
704-487-6161
  • Total: 219
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 63
9 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Grover Elementary
206 Carolina Ave
Grover, NC 28073
704-734-5643
  • Total: 374
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 77
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
James Love Elementary
309 James Love Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-487-4541
  • Total: 255
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 68
10 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Jefferson Elementary
1166 Wyke Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
704-487-5431
  • Total: 336
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 98
12 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Kings Mountain Intermediate
227 Kings Mountain Blvd
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5658
  • Total: 717
  • 5th grade: 336
  • 6th grade: 381
18 to 1 41 5th Grade 6th Grade
Marion Intermediate
410 Forest Hill Dr
Shelby, NC 28150
704-487-5931
  • Total: 349
  • 4th grade: 189
  • 5th grade: 160
13 to 1 27 4th Grade 5th Grade
North Elementary
900 North Ramseur St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5663
  • Total: 234
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 41
14 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Springmore Elementary
616 Mcbrayer Homestead Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-434-7371
  • Total: 707
  • Kindergarten: 121
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 129
  • 3rd grade: 131
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 134
16 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Township Three Elementary
526 Davis Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-487-7809
  • Total: 729
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 113
15 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Union Elementary
1440 Union Church Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
704-481-8001
  • Total: 475
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 69
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Washington Math And Science
1907 Stony Point Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
704-435-9521
  • Total: 425
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 63
  • 5th grade: 98
12 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Elementary
500 West Mountain St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5693
  • Total: 311
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 67
16 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cleveland County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burns Middle
215 Shady Grove Rd
Lawndale, NC 28090
704-538-3126
  • Total: 885
  • 6th grade: 296
  • 7th grade: 288
  • 8th grade: 301
14 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade
Crest Middle School Of Technology
315 Beaverdam Church Rd
Shelby, NC 28150
704-482-0343
  • Total: 1,017
  • 6th grade: 337
  • 7th grade: 316
  • 8th grade: 364
15 to 1 70 6th Grade 8th Grade
Kings Mountain Middle
1000 Phifer Rd
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5667
  • Total: 685
  • 7th grade: 349
  • 8th grade: 336
14 to 1 50 7th Grade 8th Grade
Shelby Middle
400 West Marion St
Shelby, NC 28150
704-482-6331
  • Total: 786
  • 6th grade: 257
  • 7th grade: 264
  • 8th grade: 265
14 to 1 57 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cleveland County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burns High
307 East Stagecoach Trail
Lawndale, NC 28090
704-538-7403
  • Total: 1,231
  • 9th grade: 397
  • 10th grade: 318
  • 11th grade: 257
  • 12th grade: 259
15 to 1 84 9th Grade 12th Grade
Cleveland County Early College High School
137 South Post Rd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-476-8000
  • Total: 50
  • 9th grade: 50
17 to 1 3 9th Grade 9th Grade
Crest High School
800 Old Boiling Springs
Shelby, NC 28152
704-482-5354
  • Total: 1,306
  • 9th grade: 386
  • 10th grade: 344
  • 11th grade: 319
  • 12th grade: 257
14 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade
Kings Mountain High
500 Phifer Rd
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5647
  • Total: 1,366
  • 9th grade: 439
  • 10th grade: 392
  • 11th grade: 275
  • 12th grade: 260
15 to 1 89 9th Grade 12th Grade
Shelby High
230 East Dixon Blvd
Shelby, NC 28152
704-482-3409
  • Total: 1,048
  • 9th grade: 318
  • 10th grade: 273
  • 11th grade: 217
  • 12th grade: 240
14 to 1 73 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Davidson School
500 West Parker St
Kings Mountain, NC 28086
704-734-5677
  • Total: 70
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 2
4 to 1 17 6th Grade 12th Grade
North Shelby
1205 Northside Dr
Shelby, NC 28150
704-487-9941
  • Total: 153
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 9
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 6
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 8
  • 7th grade: 6
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 67
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade: 11
9 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,466
  • Median family income: $42,284
  • Median male income: $26,710
  • Median female income: $16,979
  • Median income of a renter: $26,095
  • Median income of a home owner: $40,724
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,830 3,590 4,285 3,290 1,160