Average Teacher Salary in Surry County Schools

The average teacher salary in Surry 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: 1,193
  • Full time teachers: 601
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 188
  • Instructional Coordinators: 12
  • Elementary Teachers: 280
  • Kindergarten Teachers: not available
  • Pre-K Teachers: not available
  • High School Teachers: 321
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,518

Financial Statistics for Surry County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $22,201,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $49,699,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,320,000
  • Total revenue: $80,220,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $42,961,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $45,513,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,244,000
  • Expenditures per student: $57,000
  • Total expenditures: $75,591,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $24,772,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,852,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Surry County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Surry County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cedar Ridge Elementary
734 Flippin Rd
Lowgap, NC 27024
336-352-4320
  • Total: 452
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 77
  • 5th grade: 76
15 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Copeland Elementary
948 Copeland School Rd
Dobson, NC 27017
336-374-2572
  • Total: 554
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 100
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 111
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dobson Elementary
400 West Atkins St
Dobson, NC 27017
336-386-8913
  • Total: 686
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 121
  • 3rd grade: 122
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 112
16 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Flat Rock Elementary
1539 East Pine St
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-786-2910
  • Total: 320
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 43
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Franklin Elementary
519 South Franklin Rd
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-786-2459
  • Total: 519
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 89
13 to 1 41 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mountain Park Elementary
505 Mountain Park Rd
State Road, NC 28676
336-874-3933
  • Total: 169
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 26
  • 2nd grade: 23
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 24
12 to 1 14 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Shoals Elementary
1800 Shoals Rd
Pinnacle, NC 27043
336-325-2518
  • Total: 465
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 83
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Westfield Elementary
273 Jessup Grove Church Rd
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
336-351-2745
  • Total: 555
  • Kindergarten: 91
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 101
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 92
16 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
White Plains Elementary
710 Cadle Ford Rd
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-320-3434
  • Total: 387
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 65
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Surry County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Middle
362 Us Hwy 158
Gatesville, NC 27938
252-357-0470
  • Total: 444
  • 6th grade: 205
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 183
15 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
J Sam Gentry Middle
1915 West Pine St
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-786-4155
  • Total: 423
  • 6th grade: 141
  • 7th grade: 142
  • 8th grade: 140
13 to 1 33 6th Grade 8th Grade
Meadowview Middle
1282 Mckinney Rd
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-789-0276
  • Total: 390
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 124
  • 8th grade: 137
12 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Pilot Mountain Middle
202 Friends St
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
336-368-2641
  • Total: 504
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 150
16 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Surry County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
East Surry High
801 West Main St
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041
336-368-2251
  • Total: 667
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 177
  • 11th grade: 175
  • 12th grade: 161
14 to 1 48 9th Grade 12th Grade
North Surry High
2440 West Pine St
Mount Airy, NC 27030
336-789-5055
  • Total: 967
  • 9th grade: 269
  • 10th grade: 283
  • 11th grade: 191
  • 12th grade: 224
13 to 1 72 9th Grade 12th Grade
Surry Central High
716 South Main St
Dobson, NC 27017
336-386-8842
  • Total: 780
  • 9th grade: 240
  • 10th grade: 192
  • 11th grade: 172
  • 12th grade: 176
16 to 1 50 9th Grade 12th Grade
Surry Early College
630 South Main St
Dobson, NC 27017
336-386-3620
  • Total: 236
  • 9th grade: 91
  • 10th grade: 79
  • 11th grade: 66
29 to 1 8 9th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,914
  • Median family income: $38,750
  • Median male income: $24,145
  • Median female income: $16,139
  • Median income of a renter: $22,384
  • Median income of a home owner: $37,381
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,160 4,130 3,840 2,875 875