Average Teacher Salary in Orange County Schools

The average teacher salary in Orange County Schools is $41,084.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,060 $16,200 $19,340 $23,420 $29,000 $35,370
Kindergarten $39,720 $30,560 $33,930 $39,400 $46,280 $51,720
Elementary $45,180 $32,970 $37,110 $44,150 $52,470 $60,510
Middle school $46,410 $33,870 $37,800 $44,110 $53,200 $64,270
High school $49,050 $35,320 $39,530 $46,660 $56,550 $67,430

How to Become a Teacher in Orange County Schools

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,054
  • Full time teachers: 530
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 146
  • Instructional Coordinators: 11
  • Elementary Teachers: 242
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 286
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,032

Financial Statistics for Orange County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $45,759,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $36,770,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,424,000
  • Total revenue: $86,953,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $38,904,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,928,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,896,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $77,997,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $20,883,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,542,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Orange County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Orange County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cameron Park Elementary
240 St Mary's Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-9326
  • Total: 617
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 109
  • 5th grade: 94
15 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Central Elementary
154 Hayes St
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-3622
  • Total: 248
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 44
10 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Efland Cheeks Elementary
4401 Fuller Rd
Efland, NC 27243
919-563-5112
  • Total: 388
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 67
12 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
New Hope Elementary
1900 New Hope Church Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-942-9696
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 104
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pathways Elementary
431 Strouds Creek Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-9136
  • Total: 469
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 79
13 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Orange County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
A L Stanback Middle
3700 Nc 86 South
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-644-3200
  • Total: 599
  • 6th grade: 199
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 201
11 to 1 53 6th Grade 8th Grade
Charles W Stanford Middle
308 Orange High Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-6121
  • Total: 534
  • 6th grade: 170
  • 7th grade: 178
  • 8th grade: 186
12 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade
Gravelly Hill Middle
4819 West Ten Rd
Efland, NC 27243
919-245-4050
  • Total: 471
  • 6th grade: 160
  • 7th grade: 156
  • 8th grade: 155
12 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Orange County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedar Ridge High
1125 New Grady Brown Sch Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-245-4000
  • Total: 1,039
  • 9th grade: 304
  • 10th grade: 260
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 248
15 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade
Orange High
500 Orange High Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-6133
  • Total: 1,203
  • 9th grade: 389
  • 10th grade: 283
  • 11th grade: 283
  • 12th grade: 248
16 to 1 76 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Grady Brown Elementary
1100 New Grady Brown Rd
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-6138
  • Total: 497
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 102
13 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hillsborough Elementary
402 North Nash St
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-6137
  • Total: 407
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 71
15 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Partnership Academy Alternativ
229 West Tryon St
Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-1312
  • Total: 12
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 1
2 to 1 6 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,731
  • Median family income: $53,309
  • Median male income: $30,853
  • Median female income: $23,179
  • Median income of a renter: $33,000
  • Median income of a home owner: $51,463
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,960 2,155 2,825 3,385 1,835