Average Teacher Salary in Johnston County Schools

The average teacher salary in Johnston County Schools is $39,723.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,148 $16,123 $18,796 $22,482 $26,133 $31,242
Kindergarten $42,274 $29,719 $34,160 $40,493 $50,024 $58,528
Elementary $42,730 $31,457 $35,676 $41,685 $49,145 $56,785
Middle school $44,348 $32,197 $36,097 $42,620 $51,147 $59,823
High school $46,117 $31,637 $36,801 $44,499 $54,037 $64,437

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General Facts

  • Staff: 4,071
  • Full time teachers: 2,205
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 585
  • Instructional Coordinators: 19
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,118
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 1,066
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 29,992

Financial Statistics for Johnston County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $107,268,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $149,875,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $18,224,000
  • Total revenue: $275,367,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $145,902,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $143,097,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $34,841,000
  • Expenditures per student: $11,000
  • Total expenditures: $268,479,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $84,635,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $17,495,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Johnston County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Johnston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benson Elementary
2040 Hwy 50 North
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-4233
  • Total: 582
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 118
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Benson Middle
1600 North Wall St
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-3889
  • Total: 463
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 123
14 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Cleveland Elementary
10225 Cleveland Rd
Clayton, NC 27520
919-550-2700
  • Total: 873
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 59
16 to 1 56 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cooper Elementary
849 North Mial St
Clayton, NC 27520
919-553-0256
  • Total: 632
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 107
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 98
14 to 1 46 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Corinth Holders
3976 Nc 231
Zebulon, NC 27597
919-365-7560
  • Total: 463
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 82
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dixon Road Elementary
835 Dixon Rd
Willow Springs, NC 27592
919-894-7771
  • Total: 542
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 105
  • 3rd grade: 102
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 79
14 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
East Clayton Elementary
2075 Nc Hwy 42 East
Clayton, NC 27527
919-550-5311
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 104
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Four Oaks Elementary
180 Hatcher St
Four Oaks, NC 27524
919-963-2166
  • Total: 1,051
  • Kindergarten: 183
  • 1st grade: 177
  • 2nd grade: 152
  • 3rd grade: 175
  • 4th grade: 181
  • 5th grade: 183
14 to 1 77 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Glendale-kenly Elementary
2001 Bay Valley Rd
Kenly, NC 27542
919-284-2821
  • Total: 650
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 100
15 to 1 45 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mcgee's Crossroads Elementary
10330 Hwy 50 North
Angier, NC 27501
919-894-7161
  • Total: 771
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 134
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 139
  • 4th grade: 130
  • 5th grade: 120
16 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meadow Elementary
7507 Nc Hwy 50 South
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-7064
  • Total: 527
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 55
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 57
12 to 1 45 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Micro-pine Level Elementary
304 Blanche St
Pine Level, NC 27568
919-965-3323
  • Total: 594
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 110
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Polenta Elementary
105 Josephine Rd
Garner, NC 27529
919-989-6039
  • Total: 1,017
  • Kindergarten: 174
  • 1st grade: 162
  • 2nd grade: 170
  • 3rd grade: 164
  • 4th grade: 160
  • 5th grade: 187
17 to 1 60 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
River Dell Elementary
12100 Buffalo Rd
Clayton, NC 27527
919-553-1977
  • Total: 724
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 118
  • 2nd grade: 130
  • 3rd grade: 123
  • 4th grade: 121
  • 5th grade: 123
15 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverwood Elementary
108 Athletic Club Blvd
Clayton, NC 27527
919-359-6300
  • Total: 843
  • Kindergarten: 134
  • 1st grade: 136
  • 2nd grade: 139
  • 3rd grade: 149
  • 4th grade: 149
  • 5th grade: 136
16 to 1 53 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Selma Elementary
311 West Richardson St
Selma, NC 27576
919-965-3361
  • Total: 880
  • Kindergarten: 161
  • 1st grade: 164
  • 2nd grade: 144
  • 3rd grade: 162
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 129
12 to 1 72 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Smithfield Elementary
201 West Sanders St
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-8979
  • Total: 478
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 76
11 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Clayton Elementary
1012 South Lombard St
Clayton, NC 27520
919-553-7113
  • Total: 979
  • Kindergarten: 175
  • 1st grade: 162
  • 2nd grade: 154
  • 3rd grade: 165
  • 4th grade: 166
  • 5th grade: 157
15 to 1 66 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West Smithfield Elementary
2665 Galilee Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-989-6418
  • Total: 581
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 72
10 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West View Elementary
12025 Cleveland Rd
Garner, NC 27529
919-661-6184
  • Total: 911
  • Kindergarten: 149
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 163
  • 3rd grade: 153
  • 4th grade: 152
  • 5th grade: 145
15 to 1 61 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wilson's Mills Elementary
4654 Wilson's Mills Rd
Wilsons Mills, NC 27593
919-934-2978
  • Total: 737
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 123
  • 5th grade: 108
15 to 1 51 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Johnston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Archer Lodge Middle
740 Wendell Rd
Weldon, NC 27591
919-934-6031
  • Total: 748
  • 6th grade: 285
  • 7th grade: 238
  • 8th grade: 225
15 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Benson Middle
1600 North Wall St
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-3889
  • Total: 463
  • 5th grade: 111
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 123
14 to 1 33 5th Grade 8th Grade
Clayton Middle
490 Guy Rd
Clayton, NC 27520
919-553-5811
  • Total: 744
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 261
  • 8th grade: 236
14 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cleveland Middle
2323 Cornwallis Rd
Garner, NC 27529
919-553-7500
  • Total: 833
  • 6th grade: 292
  • 7th grade: 273
  • 8th grade: 268
16 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Four Oaks Middle
1475 Boyette Rd
Four Oaks, NC 27524
919-963-4022
  • Total: 529
  • 6th grade: 162
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 201
14 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mcgee's Crossroads Middle
13353 Nc Hwy 210
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-6003
  • Total: 774
  • 6th grade: 266
  • 7th grade: 251
  • 8th grade: 257
16 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Meadow Elementary
7507 Nc Hwy 50 South
Benson, NC 27504
919-894-7064
  • Total: 527
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 55
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 57
12 to 1 45 Kindergarten 8th Grade
North Johnston Middle
301 East Main St
Micro, NC 27555
919-284-3374
  • Total: 587
  • 6th grade: 196
  • 7th grade: 204
  • 8th grade: 187
15 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Princeton High
101 Dr Donnie H Jones Jr Blvd
Princeton, NC 27569
919-936-5011
  • Total: 831
  • 6th grade: 119
  • 7th grade: 137
  • 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 102
  • 12th grade: 95
13 to 1 63 6th Grade 12th Grade
Riverwood Middle
204 Athletic Club Blvd
Clayton, NC 27527
919-359-2769
  • Total: 887
  • 6th grade: 306
  • 7th grade: 284
  • 8th grade: 297
16 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Selma Middle School
1533 Hwy 301 North
Selma, NC 27576
919-965-2555
  • Total: 412
  • 6th grade: 140
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 145
11 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Smithfield Middle
1455 Buffalo Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-4696
  • Total: 845
  • 6th grade: 267
  • 7th grade: 297
  • 8th grade: 281
13 to 1 65 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Johnston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Clayton High
600 South Fayetteville St
Clayton, NC 27520
919-553-4064
  • Total: 2,056
  • 9th grade: 623
  • 10th grade: 542
  • 11th grade: 485
  • 12th grade: 406
18 to 1 116 9th Grade 12th Grade
Johnston County Middle College
245 College Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-111-1111
  • Total: 117
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade: 47
16 to 1 7 10th Grade 12th Grade
North Johnston High
5915 Us Hwy 301 North
Kenly, NC 27542
919-284-2031
  • Total: 741
  • 9th grade: 230
  • 10th grade: 209
  • 11th grade: 159
  • 12th grade: 143
14 to 1 52 9th Grade 12th Grade
Princeton High
101 Dr Donnie H Jones Jr Blvd
Princeton, NC 27569
919-936-5011
  • Total: 831
  • 6th grade: 119
  • 7th grade: 137
  • 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 126
  • 10th grade: 132
  • 11th grade: 102
  • 12th grade: 95
13 to 1 63 6th Grade 12th Grade
Smithfield-selma High
700 Booker Dairy Rd
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-5191
  • Total: 1,585
  • 9th grade: 521
  • 10th grade: 397
  • 11th grade: 390
  • 12th grade: 277
14 to 1 110 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Johnston High
10381 Us Hwy 301 South
Four Oaks, NC 27524
919-894-3146
  • Total: 1,186
  • 9th grade: 377
  • 10th grade: 302
  • 11th grade: 266
  • 12th grade: 241
14 to 1 83 9th Grade 12th Grade
West Johnston High
5935 Raleigh Rd
Benson, NC 27504
919-934-7333
  • Total: 2,215
  • 9th grade: 660
  • 10th grade: 547
  • 11th grade: 549
  • 12th grade: 459
17 to 1 134 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
South Campus Community High
521 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-6481
  • Total: 16
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
1 to 1 14 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Campus Community Middle
425 South Collier St
Smithfield, NC 27577
919-934-6481
  • Total: 9
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 6
1 to 1 13 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,788
  • Median family income: $48,599
  • Median male income: $28,494
  • Median female income: $20,666
  • Median income of a renter: $23,323
  • Median income of a home owner: $48,252
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    7,055 6,285 8,850 8,875 2,890