Average Teacher Salary in Dare County Schools

The average teacher salary in Dare County 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: 782
  • Full time teachers: 405
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 102
  • Instructional Coordinators: 3
  • Elementary Teachers: 177
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 228
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,814

Financial Statistics for Dare County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $62,845,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $26,739,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,435,000
  • Total revenue: $92,019,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $29,055,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $31,323,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,488,000
  • Expenditures per student: $413,000
  • Total expenditures: $82,234,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $17,065,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $3,251,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Dare County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Dare County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cape Hatteras Elementary
47500 Middle Ridge
Buxton, NC 27920
252-995-5730
  • Total: 240
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 39
  • 5th grade: 33
11 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
First Flight Elementary
107 Run Hill Rd
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
252-441-1111
  • Total: 361
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 57
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 50
11 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kitty Hawk Elementary
16 Dogwood Trail
Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
252-261-2313
  • Total: 467
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 90
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Manteo Elementary
701 North Hwy 64 264
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-2742
  • Total: 576
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 85
12 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Nags Head Elementary
3100 Wrightsville Ave
Nags Head, NC 27959
252-480-8880
  • Total: 536
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 82
14 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Dare County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cape Hatteras Secondary
Hatteras Hwy 12
Buxton, NC 27920
252-995-5730
  • Total: 346
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 47
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade: 56
10 to 1 35 6th Grade 12th Grade
Dare County Alternative High
N Hwy 64 264
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-3141
  • Total: 26
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 6
4 to 1 7 7th Grade 12th Grade
First Flight Middle
109 Run Hill Rd
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
252-441-8888
  • Total: 651
  • 6th grade: 218
  • 7th grade: 208
  • 8th grade: 225
13 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Manteo Middle
N. Hwy 64-264
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-5549
  • Total: 351
  • 6th grade: 116
  • 7th grade: 118
  • 8th grade: 117
11 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dare County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cape Hatteras Secondary
Hatteras Hwy 12
Buxton, NC 27920
252-995-5730
  • Total: 346
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 42
  • 9th grade: 47
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 55
  • 12th grade: 56
10 to 1 35 6th Grade 12th Grade
Dare County Alternative High
N Hwy 64 264
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-3141
  • Total: 26
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade: 6
4 to 1 7 7th Grade 12th Grade
First Flight High School
100 Veteran Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
252-449-7000
  • Total: 836
  • 9th grade: 201
  • 10th grade: 225
  • 11th grade: 215
  • 12th grade: 195
13 to 1 63 9th Grade 12th Grade
Manteo High
616 Wingina Ave
Manteo, NC 27954
252-473-5841
  • Total: 424
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 97
  • 12th grade: 96
10 to 1 43 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,614
  • Median family income: $49,302
  • Median male income: $26,304
  • Median female income: $17,252
  • Median income of a renter: $30,425
  • Median income of a home owner: $48,839
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,440 1,735 2,185 2,090 1,065