Average Teacher Salary in New Hanover County Schools

The average teacher salary in New Hanover County Schools is $35,582.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $19,740 $15,560 $17,050 $18,700 $20,730 $26,750
Kindergarten $34,000 $20,600 $27,250 $33,140 $41,320 $49,530
Elementary $40,530 $29,430 $34,170 $40,560 $46,920 $52,780
Middle school $40,440 $29,020 $33,720 $39,190 $47,500 $53,790
High school $43,200 $32,600 $36,450 $42,550 $49,830 $56,820

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,597
  • Full time teachers: 1,651
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 572
  • Instructional Coordinators: 43
  • Elementary Teachers: 774
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 819
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 24,036

Financial Statistics for New Hanover County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $92,731,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $123,738,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $21,177,000
  • Total revenue: $237,646,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $123,338,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $137,705,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $32,954,000
  • Expenditures per student: $615,000
  • Total expenditures: $243,443,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $60,422,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $19,678,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $78,000

Information on Schools within New Hanover County Schools

Elementary Schools within the New Hanover County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Annie High Snipes Elementary
2150 Chestnut St
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-251-6175
  • Total: 519
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 80
14 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bradley Creek Elementary
6211 Greenville Loop
Wilmington, NC 28409
910-350-2051
  • Total: 353
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 57
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 56
12 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Carolina Beach Elementary
400 South 4th St
Carolina Beach, NC 28428
910-458-4340
  • Total: 435
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 77
17 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
College Park Elementary
5001 Oriole Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-350-2058
  • Total: 469
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dr John Codington Elementary
4321 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-790-2236
  • Total: 534
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 98
16 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Edwin A Alderman Elementary
2025 Independence Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-350-2031
  • Total: 349
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 51
14 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Edwin A. Anderson Elementary
455 Halyburton Memorial Parkwa
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-798-3311
  • Total: 610
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Forest Hills Elementary
602 Colonial Dr
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-251-6190
  • Total: 456
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 71
14 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Gregory Elementary
319 South 10th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-6185
  • Total: 486
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 85
14 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Heyward C Bellamy Elementary
70 Sanders Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-350-2039
  • Total: 619
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 109
16 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Holly Tree Elementary
3020 Web Trace
Wilmington, NC 28409
910-790-2250
  • Total: 456
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 80
16 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
John J Blair Elementary
6510 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-350-2045
  • Total: 614
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 114
  • 3rd grade: 117
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 86
15 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Forest Academy
1802 South 15th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-772-2515
  • Total: 36
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 4
  • 3rd grade: 6
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 7
4 to 1 10 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Mary C Williams Elementary
801 Silver Lake Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-350-2150
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 54
12 to 1 34 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Murrayville Elementary
225 Mabee Way
Wilmington, NC 28411
919-790-5067
  • Total: 606
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 95
16 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ogden Elementary
3637 Middle Sound Rd
Wilmington, NC 28411
910-686-6464
  • Total: 729
  • Kindergarten: 120
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 146
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 94
17 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pine Valley Elementary
440 John South Mosby Dr
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-350-2121
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 103
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 88
15 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rachel Freeman Elementary
2601 Princess Placeace Dr
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-251-6011
  • Total: 434
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 59
14 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Sunset Park Elementary
613 Alabama Ave
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-815-6948
  • Total: 380
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 63
12 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Walter L Parsley Elementary
3518 Masonboro Loop Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
910-790-2355
  • Total: 590
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 119
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 94
17 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Winter Park Model Elementary
204 South Macmillan Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-350-2159
  • Total: 305
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 32
15 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wrightsboro Elementary
2716 Castle Hayne Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-815-6909
  • Total: 585
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 92
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 87
15 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wrightsville Beach Elementary
220 Coral Dr
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
910-256-3171
  • Total: 288
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 54
17 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the New Hanover County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Charles P Murray Middle
655 Veterans Dr
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-790-2363
  • Total: 895
  • 6th grade: 280
  • 7th grade: 302
  • 8th grade: 313
16 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
D C Virgo Middle
813 Nixon St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-6150
  • Total: 319
  • 6th grade: 91
  • 7th grade: 108
  • 8th grade: 120
11 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Emma B Trask Middle
2900 North College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-350-2142
  • Total: 861
  • 6th grade: 300
  • 7th grade: 277
  • 8th grade: 284
15 to 1 59 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lakeside
1805 South 13th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-6161
  • Total: 48
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 24
4 to 1 12 6th Grade 12th Grade
M C School Noble Middle
6520 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-350-2112
  • Total: 868
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 299
  • 7th grade: 279
  • 8th grade: 289
16 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Myrtle Grove Middle
901 Piner Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
910-350-2100
  • Total: 898
  • 6th grade: 295
  • 7th grade: 291
  • 8th grade: 312
17 to 1 54 6th Grade 8th Grade
Roland-grise Middle
4412 Lake Ave
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-350-2136
  • Total: 806
  • 6th grade: 306
  • 7th grade: 242
  • 8th grade: 257
  • 9th grade: 1
15 to 1 55 6th Grade 9th Grade
Williston Middle
401 South 10th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-815-6906
  • Total: 674
  • 6th grade: 218
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 257
13 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the New Hanover County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Emsley A Laney High
2700 North College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-350-2089
  • Total: 1,800
  • 9th grade: 521
  • 10th grade: 491
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade: 379
17 to 1 107 9th Grade 12th Grade
Eugene Ashley High
555 Veterans Dr
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-790-2360
  • Total: 1,629
  • 9th grade: 492
  • 10th grade: 413
  • 11th grade: 378
  • 12th grade: 346
17 to 1 98 9th Grade 12th Grade
Isaac M Bear High
601 South College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-962-4246
  • Total: 198
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 75
  • 11th grade: 72
18 to 1 11 9th Grade 11th Grade
John T Hoggard High
4305 Shipyard Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
910-350-2072
  • Total: 1,909
  • 9th grade: 529
  • 10th grade: 499
  • 11th grade: 443
  • 12th grade: 438
17 to 1 110 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lakeside
1805 South 13th St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-6161
  • Total: 48
  • 7th grade: 7
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 24
4 to 1 12 6th Grade 12th Grade
New Hanover High
1307 Market St
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-6100
  • Total: 1,654
  • 9th grade: 435
  • 10th grade: 454
  • 11th grade: 397
  • 12th grade: 368
15 to 1 109 9th Grade 12th Grade
Wilmington Early College High
4500 Blue Clay Rd Toom 234
Castle Hayne, NC 28429
910-763-5431
  • Total: 84
  • 9th grade: 44
  • 10th grade: 40
11 to 1 8 9th Grade 10th Grade

Other Schools within the New Hanover County Schools (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dr Hubert Eaton Senior Elementary
6701 Gordon Rd
Wilmington, NC 28405
910-397-1544
  • Total: 554
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 92
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,123
  • Median family income: $50,861
  • Median male income: $27,167
  • Median female income: $17,041
  • Median income of a renter: $23,840
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,993
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,445 7,315 9,410 10,580 6,275