Average Teacher Salary in Columbus County Schools

The average teacher salary in Columbus County Schools is $38,656.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,910 $14,660 $16,120 $19,670 $26,830 $36,370
Kindergarten $42,570 $30,480 $35,500 $42,850 $49,220 $54,800
Elementary $42,780 $31,180 $35,920 $42,370 $49,670 $56,310
Middle school $42,430 $30,260 $35,060 $41,690 $49,230 $57,160
High school $42,590 $31,020 $35,800 $42,420 $49,590 $56,300

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General Facts

  • Staff: 932
  • Full time teachers: 454
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 137
  • Instructional Coordinators: 16
  • Elementary Teachers: 219
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 233
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,876

Financial Statistics for Columbus County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $10,464,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $45,647,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,502,000
  • Total revenue: $64,613,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $35,320,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,813,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,964,000
  • Expenditures per student: $45,000
  • Total expenditures: $60,448,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $19,314,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,053,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Columbus County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Columbus County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acme Delco Elementary
16337 Old Lake Rd
Riegelwood, NC 28456
910-655-2957
  • Total: 397
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 54
17 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cerro Gordo Elementary
7685 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
910-654-4250
  • Total: 364
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 45
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Chadbourn Elementary
409 East Third Ave
Chadbourn, NC 28431
910-654-3825
  • Total: 354
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 80
15 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Chadbourn Middle
801 West Smith St
Chadbourn, NC 28431
910-654-4300
  • Total: 239
  • 5th grade: 67
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 68
14 to 1 18 5th Grade 8th Grade
Evergreen Elementary
7211 Old 74 Hwy
Evergreen, NC 28438
910-654-3502
  • Total: 363
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 49
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Guideway Elementary
11570 Swamp Fox Hwy
Tabor City, NC 28463
910-653-2723
  • Total: 200
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 23
15 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hallsboro Middle
4586 Sam Potts Hwy
Hallsboro, NC 28442
910-646-4192
  • Total: 341
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 87
  • 8th grade: 85
16 to 1 22 5th Grade 8th Grade
Hallsboro-artesia Elementary
1337 Giles Byrd Rd
Hallsboro, NC 28442
910-646-3510
  • Total: 417
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 94
17 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Old Dock Elementary
12489 New Britton Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
910-642-2084
  • Total: 285
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 53
19 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tabor City Elementary
203 Stake Rd
Tabor City, NC 28463
910-653-3618
  • Total: 539
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 85
16 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Williams Township Elementary
10400 James B White Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
910-653-3791
  • Total: 683
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 73
  • 8th grade: 68
18 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Columbus County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acme Delco Middle
26133 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Delco, NC 28436
910-655-3200
  • Total: 172
  • 6th grade: 44
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 59
16 to 1 11 6th Grade 8th Grade
Boys And Girls Home
Flemington Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
910-646-3088
  • Total: 31
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 1
6 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade
Cerro Gordo Elementary
7685 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
910-654-4250
  • Total: 364
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 45
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Chadbourn Middle
801 West Smith St
Chadbourn, NC 28431
910-654-4300
  • Total: 239
  • 5th grade: 67
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 68
14 to 1 18 5th Grade 8th Grade
Evergreen Elementary
7211 Old 74 Hwy
Evergreen, NC 28438
910-654-3502
  • Total: 363
  • Kindergarten: 29
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 36
  • 8th grade: 49
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Hallsboro Middle
4586 Sam Potts Hwy
Hallsboro, NC 28442
910-646-4192
  • Total: 341
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 87
  • 8th grade: 85
16 to 1 22 5th Grade 8th Grade
Nakina Middle
9822 Seven Creeks Hgwy
Nakina, NC 28455
910-642-5168
  • Total: 216
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 69
  • 8th grade: 72
17 to 1 13 6th Grade 8th Grade
Tabor City Middle
701 West Sixth St
Tabor City, NC 28463
910-653-3637
  • Total: 251
  • 6th grade: 71
  • 7th grade: 94
  • 8th grade: 86
16 to 1 16 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Columbus High
7294 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
910-654-6111
  • Total: 562
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 145
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 143
12 to 1 46 8th Grade 12th Grade
Williams Township Elementary
10400 James B White Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
910-653-3791
  • Total: 683
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 73
  • 8th grade: 68
18 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Columbus County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Boys And Girls Home
Flemington Dr
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
910-646-3088
  • Total: 31
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 1
6 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade
East Columbus High
1 Gator Ln
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
910-646-4094
  • Total: 581
  • 9th grade: 151
  • 10th grade: 173
  • 11th grade: 127
  • 12th grade: 130
13 to 1 44 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Columbus High
40 Stallion Dr
Tabor City, NC 28463
910-653-4073
  • Total: 728
  • 9th grade: 210
  • 10th grade: 198
  • 11th grade: 150
  • 12th grade: 170
14 to 1 54 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southeastern Early C
4564 Chadbourn Hwy
Whiteville, NC 28472
910-642-7141
  • Total: 153
  • 9th grade: 63
  • 10th grade: 53
  • 11th grade: 37
26 to 1 6 9th Grade 11th Grade
West Columbus High
7294 Andrew Jackson Hwy
Cerro Gordo, NC 28430
910-654-6111
  • Total: 562
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 145
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 143
12 to 1 46 8th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,952
  • Median family income: $33,619
  • Median male income: $24,107
  • Median female income: $14,327
  • Median income of a renter: $15,583
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,423
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,100 2,465 2,460 1,680 475