Average Teacher Salary in Lancaster School District

The average teacher salary in Lancaster School District is $49,925.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $25,888 $16,405 $18,530 $24,515 $31,866 $37,453
Kindergarten $52,126 $34,564 $41,136 $52,240 $63,536 $71,435
Elementary $56,855 $35,382 $44,117 $54,996 $67,458 $80,608
Middle school $57,473 $37,041 $43,867 $55,271 $69,486 $82,661
High school $57,283 $39,244 $45,256 $54,664 $67,977 $81,204

How to Become a Teacher in Lancaster School District

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,589
  • Full time teachers: 849
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 176
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 361
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 37
  • Pre-K Teachers: 22
  • High School Teachers: 346
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,822

Financial Statistics for Lancaster School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $77,572,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $59,610,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $23,015,000
  • Total revenue: $160,197,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $83,138,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $70,874,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $41,181,000
  • Expenditures per student: $5,870,000
  • Total expenditures: $144,138,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $36,334,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $8,061,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $836,000

Information on Schools within Lancaster School District

Elementary Schools within the Lancaster School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Burrowes School
1001 East Orange St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6159
  • Total: 473
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 59
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Carter And Macrae El School
251 South Prince St
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-396-6842
  • Total: 382
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 56
12 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Elizabeth R Martin El School
1990 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6193
  • Total: 265
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 53
14 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Fulton El School
51 East Fulton St
Ephrata, PA 17522
717-721-1130
  • Total: 333
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 68
14 to 1 24 Kindergarten 4th Grade
George Washington El School
545 South Ann St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6275
  • Total: 618
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 94
13 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hamilton El School
1300 Wabank Rd
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6166
  • Total: 401
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 72
13 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
James Buchanan El School
1621 Catasauqua Rd
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-865-1766
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
King El School
466 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6178
  • Total: 593
  • Pre-k: 48
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 90
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lafayette El School
303 Connellsville St
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-438-3581
  • Total: 271
  • Kindergarten: 54
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 68
  • 6th grade: 51
9 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Price El School
615 Fairview Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6252
  • Total: 456
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 65
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 1
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ross El School
840 North Queen St
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6268
  • Total: 383
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 95
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 99
13 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Thomas Wharton El School
705 North Mary St
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6281
  • Total: 234
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 38
14 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wickersham El School
401 North Reservoir St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6291
  • Total: 509
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 87
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lancaster School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Hand Middle School
431 South Ann St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6161
  • Total: 492
  • 6th grade: 169
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 165
10 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lincoln Middle School
1001 Lehigh Ave
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6187
  • Total: 575
  • 6th grade: 148
  • 7th grade: 222
  • 8th grade: 201
  • 9th grade: 4
12 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mccaskey Campus
445 North Reservoir St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6211
  • Total: 2,806
  • 9th grade: 918
  • 10th grade: 714
  • 11th grade: 622
  • 12th grade: 533
15 to 1 187 7th Grade 12th Grade
Phoenix Academy
630 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-735-7860
  • Total: 474
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 72
22 to 1 22 6th Grade 12th Grade
Reynolds Middle School
605 West Walnut St
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6257
  • Total: 559
  • 6th grade: 202
  • 7th grade: 168
  • 8th grade: 189
12 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Wheatland Middle School
919 Hamilton Park Dr
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-291-6285
  • Total: 654
  • 6th grade: 219
  • 7th grade: 218
  • 8th grade: 217
14 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lancaster School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Mccaskey Campus
445 North Reservoir St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6211
  • Total: 2,806
  • 9th grade: 918
  • 10th grade: 714
  • 11th grade: 622
  • 12th grade: 533
15 to 1 187 7th Grade 12th Grade
Phoenix Academy
630 Rockland St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-735-7860
  • Total: 474
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 22
  • 7th grade: 26
  • 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 125
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 72
22 to 1 22 6th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Lancaster School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buehrle Alternative Education School
426 East Clay St
Lancaster, PA 17602
717-291-6232
  • Total: 55
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 8
  • 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 8
2 to 1 25 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,273
  • Median family income: $38,429
  • Median male income: $22,544
  • Median female income: $16,948
  • Median income of a renter: $22,335
  • Median income of a home owner: $44,247
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,950 3,390 3,780 2,750 1,115

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