Average Teacher Salary in Pender County Schools

The average teacher salary in Pender 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: 1,036
  • Full time teachers: 554
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 142
  • Instructional Coordinators: 9
  • Elementary Teachers: 268
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 282
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,196

Financial Statistics for Pender County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $17,514,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $39,675,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,322,000
  • Total revenue: $63,511,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $34,146,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $37,057,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $8,606,000
  • Expenditures per student: $103,000
  • Total expenditures: $74,843,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $18,677,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,461,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Pender County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Pender County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burgaw Elementary
400 North Wright St
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-259-0145
  • Total: 548
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 113
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 91
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cape Fear Elementary
1882 Nc Hwy 133
Rocky Point, NC 28457
910-602-3767
  • Total: 427
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 141
  • 5th grade: 146
14 to 1 30 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Malpass Corner Elementary
4992 Malpass Corner Rd
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-283-5889
  • Total: 503
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 91
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
North Topsail Elementary
1310 Sloop Point Loop Rd
Hampstead, NC 28443
910-270-0694
  • Total: 720
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 117
15 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Penderlea Elementary
82 Penderlea School Rd
Willard, NC 28478
910-285-2761
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 54
15 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Rocky Point Primary
255 Elementary School Rd
Rocky Point, NC 28457
910-675-2309
  • Total: 501
  • Kindergarten: 165
  • 1st grade: 175
  • 2nd grade: 161
15 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
South Topsail Elementary
997 Hoover Rd
Hampstead, NC 28443
910-270-2756
  • Total: 744
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 129
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 132
18 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Pender County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burgaw Middle
500 South Wright St
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-259-0149
  • Total: 249
  • 6th grade: 85
  • 7th grade: 81
  • 8th grade: 83
13 to 1 20 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cape Fear Middle
1886 Nc Hwy 133
Rocky Point, NC 28457
910-602-3334
  • Total: 446
  • 6th grade: 173
  • 7th grade: 129
  • 8th grade: 144
14 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Penderlea Elementary
82 Penderlea School Rd
Willard, NC 28478
910-285-2761
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 62
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 54
15 to 1 33 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Topsail Middle
17385 Us Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
910-270-2612
  • Total: 749
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 225
  • 8th grade: 277
18 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Pender Middle
10750 Nc Hwy 53 West
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-283-5626
  • Total: 229
  • 6th grade: 97
  • 7th grade: 63
  • 8th grade: 69
13 to 1 18 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Pender County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Heide Trask High
14328 Nc Hwy 210
Rocky Point, NC 28457
910-602-6810
  • Total: 695
  • 9th grade: 220
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 184
  • 12th grade: 145
15 to 1 47 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pender Early College
100 East Industrial Dr
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-259-7178
  • Total: 147
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 51
  • 11th grade: 45
17 to 1 9 9th Grade 11th Grade
Pender High
5380 Nc Hwy 53 West
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-259-0162
  • Total: 661
  • 9th grade: 196
  • 10th grade: 177
  • 11th grade: 139
  • 12th grade: 149
14 to 1 48 9th Grade 12th Grade
Topsail High
17445 Us Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
910-270-2755
  • Total: 1,040
  • 9th grade: 269
  • 10th grade: 289
  • 11th grade: 272
  • 12th grade: 210
18 to 1 59 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Pender County Alternative
798 Us Hwy 117 South
Burgaw, NC 28425
910-259-0156
  • Total: 31
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 2
4 to 1 9 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,882
  • Median family income: $41,633
  • Median male income: $26,064
  • Median female income: $16,371
  • Median income of a renter: $22,042
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,825
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,995 2,570 2,825 2,475 895