Average Teacher Salary in Bethlehem Area School District

The average teacher salary in Bethlehem Area School District is $48,902.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,070 $16,556 $18,283 $21,302 $26,037 $31,288
Kindergarten $51,740 $29,751 $39,015 $51,821 $64,065 $75,337
Elementary $56,593 $33,902 $43,440 $55,263 $70,645 $83,235
Middle school $58,346 $39,366 $46,160 $55,173 $69,875 $82,601
High school $54,762 $36,251 $43,041 $52,076 $66,841 $80,396

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,933
  • Full time teachers: 1,029
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 183
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 451
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 36
  • Pre-K Teachers: 17
  • High School Teachers: 423
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 15,562

Financial Statistics for Bethlehem Area School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $143,600,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $42,529,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,031,000
  • Total revenue: $195,160,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $89,301,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $91,537,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $51,726,000
  • Expenditures per student: $4,161,000
  • Total expenditures: $208,118,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $45,089,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,977,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,076,000

Information on Schools within Bethlehem Area School District

Elementary Schools within the Bethlehem Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Asa Packer El School
1650 Kenwood Dr
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-865-0660
  • Total: 453
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 87
19 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Calypso El School
1021 Calypso Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-691-0152
  • Total: 274
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 42
14 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Clearview El School
2121 Abington Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-868-5994
  • Total: 390
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 42
14 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Donegan El School
1210 East 4th St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-866-0031
  • Total: 507
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 91
  • 5th grade: 88
11 to 1 47 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Farmersville El School
7036 Wm Penn Hwy
Easton, PA 18045
610-868-0471
  • Total: 546
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 94
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 101
19 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fountain Hill El School
1330 Church St
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-865-5881
  • Total: 703
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 98
14 to 1 50 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Freemansburg El School
501 Monroe St
Freemansburg, PA 18017
610-866-6681
  • Total: 389
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 75
12 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Governor Wolf El School
1920 Butztown Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-867-8191
  • Total: 447
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 82
17 to 1 26 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Hanover El School
3890 Jacksonville Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-691-3210
  • Total: 263
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 46
17 to 1 15 Kindergarten 5th Grade
James Buchanan El School
340 South West End Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6151
  • Total: 422
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 52
16 to 1 26 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Lincoln El School
98 Lefever St
Gettysburg, PA 17325
717-334-6254
  • Total: 447
  • 4th grade: 207
  • 5th grade: 240
14 to 1 32 4th Grade 5th Grade
Marvine El School
1425 Livingston St
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-865-0012
  • Total: 326
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 48
12 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Miller Heights El School
3605 Allen St
Bethlehem, PA 18020
610-868-6441
  • Total: 518
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 88
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 81
18 to 1 28 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Spring Garden El School
901 North Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-868-6071
  • Total: 561
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 92
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 102
17 to 1 33 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas Jefferson El School
404 East North St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-691-1776
  • Total: 285
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 36
  • 2nd grade: 41
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 71
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
William Penn El School
392 William Penn Rd
Monongahela, PA 15063
412-896-2330
  • Total: 248
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 39
12 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Bethlehem Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Broughal Middle School
125 West Packer Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-866-5041
  • Total: 645
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 207
  • 8th grade: 219
13 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Hills Middle School
2005 Chester Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18017
610-867-0541
  • Total: 1,137
  • 6th grade: 320
  • 7th grade: 425
  • 8th grade: 392
14 to 1 80 6th Grade 8th Grade
Nitschmann Middle School
909 West Union Blvd
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-866-5781
  • Total: 860
  • 6th grade: 281
  • 7th grade: 282
  • 8th grade: 297
14 to 1 62 6th Grade 8th Grade
Northeast Middle School
1216 North 13th St
Reading, PA 19604
610-371-5774
  • Total: 1,048
  • 6th grade: 227
  • 7th grade: 421
  • 8th grade: 400
14 to 1 77 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Bethlehem Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Freedom High School
3149 Chester Ave
Bethlehem, PA 18020
610-867-5843
  • Total: 2,217
  • 9th grade: 569
  • 10th grade: 553
  • 11th grade: 567
  • 12th grade: 527
20 to 1 113 9th Grade 12th Grade
Liberty High School
1115 Linden St
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-691-7200
  • Total: 2,876
  • 9th grade: 730
  • 10th grade: 703
  • 11th grade: 750
  • 12th grade: 678
17 to 1 173 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,063
  • Median family income: $52,732
  • Median male income: $30,023
  • Median female income: $18,069
  • Median income of a renter: $24,734
  • Median income of a home owner: $52,820
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,940 4,920 5,845 7,840 4,045

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