Average Teacher Salary in Lee County Schools

The average teacher salary in Lee County Schools is $37,898.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,120 $16,320 $17,850 $20,210 $23,540 $26,630
Kindergarten $42,300 $31,840 $36,160 $41,220 $48,460 $56,360
Elementary $41,120 $29,950 $34,620 $40,430 $47,570 $53,270
Middle school $41,280 $30,920 $35,120 $40,790 $47,230 $52,480
High school $43,670 $30,740 $36,690 $43,570 $50,980 $58,100

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,300
  • Full time teachers: 639
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 233
  • Instructional Coordinators: 15
  • Elementary Teachers: 283
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 331
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,677

Financial Statistics for Lee County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $20,077,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $48,461,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $7,983,000
  • Total revenue: $76,521,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $45,834,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $48,011,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,307,000
  • Expenditures per student: $79,000
  • Total expenditures: $73,470,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $27,003,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,605,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Lee County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Lee County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin T Bullock Elementary
1410 Mcneill Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
919-718-0160
  • Total: 650
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 125
  • 5th grade: 89
17 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Broadway Elementary
307 South Main St
Broadway, NC 27505
919-258-3828
  • Total: 602
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 107
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 79
15 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Deep River Elementary
4000 Deep River Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
919-776-2722
  • Total: 675
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 120
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 101
17 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Floyd L Knight Children Center
607 West Mcintosh St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-774-4634
  • Total: 70
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 7
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 4
4 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Greenwood Elementary
1127 Greenwood Rd
Sanford, NC 27332
919-776-0506
  • Total: 671
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 118
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 105
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
J Glenn Edwards Elementary
3115 Cemetery Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
919-774-3733
  • Total: 678
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 123
  • 3rd grade: 113
  • 4th grade: 110
  • 5th grade: 122
16 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade
J R Ingram Jr Elementary
3309 Wicker St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-774-3772
  • Total: 717
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 123
17 to 1 43 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Tramway Elementary
360 Center Church Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
919-718-0170
  • Total: 658
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 99
18 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lee County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bragg Street Academy
504 Bragg St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-775-2686
  • Total: 42
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 2
4 to 1 10 7th Grade 12th Grade
Sanlee Middle School
2309 Tramwayrd
Sanford, NC 27332
919-774-6226
  • Total: 786
  • 6th grade: 263
  • 7th grade: 256
  • 8th grade: 267
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Lee Middle
3301 Wicker St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-775-7351
  • Total: 729
  • 6th grade: 236
  • 7th grade: 228
  • 8th grade: 265
17 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lee County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bragg Street Academy
504 Bragg St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-775-2686
  • Total: 42
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 23
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 2
4 to 1 10 7th Grade 12th Grade
Floyd L Knight Children Center
607 West Mcintosh St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-774-4634
  • Total: 70
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 4
  • 2nd grade: 7
  • 3rd grade: 3
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 7
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 4
4 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Lee County High
1708 Nash St
Sanford, NC 27330
919-776-7541
  • Total: 1,416
  • 9th grade: 448
  • 10th grade: 383
  • 11th grade: 288
  • 12th grade: 297
14 to 1 101 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lee Early College
1105 Kelly Dr
Sanford, NC 27330
919-718-7259
  • Total: 217
  • 9th grade: 78
  • 10th grade: 88
  • 11th grade: 51
20 to 1 11 9th Grade 11th Grade
Southern Lee High School
2301 Tramway Rd
Sanford, NC 27332
919-718-2400
  • Total: 1,136
  • 9th grade: 298
  • 10th grade: 311
  • 11th grade: 257
  • 12th grade: 270
15 to 1 75 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Lee Middle
1337 Brdway Rd
Sanford, NC 27330
919-776-8441
  • Total: 630
  • 6th grade: 214
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 215
14 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,147
  • Median family income: $45,373
  • Median male income: $26,613
  • Median female income: $18,581
  • Median income of a renter: $24,543
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,358
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,115 2,685 2,945 3,290 1,390