Average Teacher Salary in Mitchell County Schools

The average teacher salary in Mitchell 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: 375
  • Full time teachers: 168
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 54
  • Instructional Coordinators: 4
  • Elementary Teachers: 80
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 86
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,154

Financial Statistics for Mitchell County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,677,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $15,335,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,863,000
  • Total revenue: $22,875,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,752,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $13,083,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $3,144,000
  • Expenditures per student: $6,000
  • Total expenditures: $20,490,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $6,601,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,527,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Mitchell County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Mitchell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buladean Elementary
12190 North Hwy 226
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2324
  • Total: 71
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 11
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 13
8 to 1 9 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Deyton Elementary
308 Harris St
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-765-2504
  • Total: 286
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 91
14 to 1 20 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Gouge Elementary
134 Laurel St
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2141
  • Total: 267
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 53
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Greenlee Primary
2206 Carters Ridge Rd
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-766-9562
  • Total: 282
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 92
13 to 1 22 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Tipton Hill Elementary
4256 Nc 197
Green Mountain, NC 28740
828-688-4853
  • Total: 95
  • Kindergarten: 9
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 12
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 13
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 12
10 to 1 10 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Mitchell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buladean Elementary
12190 North Hwy 226
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2324
  • Total: 71
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 3
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 11
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 12
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 13
8 to 1 9 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Harris Middle
121 Harris St
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
828-765-2321
  • Total: 305
  • 6th grade: 94
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 111
14 to 1 21 6th Grade 8th Grade
Tipton Hill Elementary
4256 Nc 197
Green Mountain, NC 28740
828-688-4853
  • Total: 95
  • Kindergarten: 9
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 12
  • 3rd grade: 14
  • 4th grade: 9
  • 5th grade: 13
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 12
10 to 1 10 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Mitchell County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mitchell High
416 Ledger School Rd
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2101
  • Total: 661
  • 9th grade: 208
  • 10th grade: 158
  • 11th grade: 161
  • 12th grade: 134
13 to 1 50 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bowman Middle
410 South Mitchell Ave
Bakersville, NC 28705
828-688-2752
  • Total: 187
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 42
  • 8th grade: 55
12 to 1 15 5th Grade 8th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,933
  • Median family income: $36,367
  • Median male income: $23,287
  • Median female income: $15,780
  • Median income of a renter: $21,084
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,559
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,385 1,245 1,195 710 250