Average Teacher Salary in Mcdowell County Schools

The average teacher salary in Mcdowell County Schools is $38,187.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $21,478 $16,309 $17,985 $20,501 $24,036 $27,424
Kindergarten $42,065 $31,723 $35,957 $41,054 $48,261 $55,938
Elementary $41,489 $30,224 $34,846 $40,768 $48,015 $53,928
Middle school $41,746 $31,188 $35,363 $41,091 $47,772 $53,551
High school $44,159 $31,156 $36,948 $43,850 $51,486 $58,948

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General Facts

  • Staff: 936
  • Full time teachers: 466
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 146
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 250
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 214
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,423

Financial Statistics for Mcdowell County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $10,961,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $36,786,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,376,000
  • Total revenue: $53,123,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $33,119,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $33,536,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,113,000
  • Expenditures per student: $321,000
  • Total expenditures: $51,270,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $17,778,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,218,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Mcdowell County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Mcdowell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Eastfield Elementary
170 Eastfield School Rd
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-3730
  • Total: 338
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 48
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Glenwood Elementary
Prestwick Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-968-3473
  • Total: 430
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 71
14 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Marion Elementary
209 Roberoute St
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-2141
  • Total: 444
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 61
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Nebo Elementary
254 Nebo School Rd
Nebo, NC 28761
828-652-4737
  • Total: 558
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 73
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
North Cove Elementary
401 American Thread Rd
Marion, NC 28752
828-756-4342
  • Total: 257
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 28
  • 6th grade: 32
14 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Old Fort Elementary
128 Mauney Ave
Old Fort, NC 28762
828-668-7646
  • Total: 487
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 84
  • 6th grade: 69
13 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pleasant Gardens Elementary
100 John Roach Dr
Marion, NC 28752
828-724-4422
  • Total: 467
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 66
15 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
West Marion Elementary
820 Marler Rd
Marion, NC 28752
828-738-3353
  • Total: 535
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 75
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Mcdowell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Mcdowell Junior High
676 State St
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-7711
  • Total: 655
  • 7th grade: 233
  • 8th grade: 235
  • 9th grade: 186
  • 10th grade: 1
13 to 1 51 7th Grade 10th Grade
West Mcdowell Junior High
346 West Mcdowell Jr High Rd
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-3390
  • Total: 811
  • 7th grade: 278
  • 8th grade: 277
  • 9th grade: 256
16 to 1 51 7th Grade 9th Grade

High Schools within the Mcdowell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Mcdowell Junior High
676 State St
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-7711
  • Total: 655
  • 7th grade: 233
  • 8th grade: 235
  • 9th grade: 186
  • 10th grade: 1
13 to 1 51 7th Grade 10th Grade
Mcdowell Early Colle
54 College Dr
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-6021
  • Total: 119
  • 9th grade: 43
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 29
17 to 1 7 9th Grade 11th Grade
Mcdowell High
600 Mcdowell High Dr
Marion, NC 28752
828-652-7920
  • Total: 1,322
  • 9th grade: 41
  • 10th grade: 476
  • 11th grade: 416
  • 12th grade: 389
13 to 1 105 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,109
  • Median family income: $37,789
  • Median male income: $23,771
  • Median female income: $17,942
  • Median income of a renter: $23,020
  • Median income of a home owner: $35,590
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,325 3,060 3,005 1,945 675