Average Teacher Salary in Palmerton Area School District

The average teacher salary in Palmerton Area School District is $48,866.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,330 $16,500 $18,010 $20,520 $24,600 $29,860
Kindergarten $51,650 $28,710 $38,580 $52,120 $64,070 $75,680
Elementary $57,330 $34,030 $43,730 $55,970 $72,110 $84,760
Middle school $58,560 $39,680 $46,210 $55,020 $70,170 $82,950
High school $54,460 $35,970 $42,730 $51,590 $66,750 $80,460

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General Facts

  • Staff: 214
  • Full time teachers: 122
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 16 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 20
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 56
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 5
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 55
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,986

Financial Statistics for Palmerton Area School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $13,754,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,476,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,002,000
  • Total revenue: $23,232,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,238,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $10,215,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $3,675,000
  • Expenditures per student: $257,000
  • Total expenditures: $28,205,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,908,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $884,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $400,000

Information on Schools within Palmerton Area School District

Elementary Schools within the Palmerton Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Palmerton Franklin Education Center
680 Fourth St
Palmerton, PA 18071
610-826-4914
  • Total: 179
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 93
18 to 1 10 Kindergarten 1st Grade
School School Palmer El School
298 Lafayette Ave
Palmerton, PA 18071
610-826-7538
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 91
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 88
  • 6th grade: 114
18 to 1 28 2nd Grade 6th Grade
Towamensing El School
7920 Interchange Rd
Lehighton, PA 18235
610-681-4024
  • Total: 392
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 70
17 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Palmerton Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Palmerton Area Junior High School
3529 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
610-826-2492
  • Total: 314
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 157
15 to 1 21 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Palmerton Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Palmerton Area High School
3525 Fireline Rd
Palmerton, PA 18071
610-826-3155
  • Total: 595
  • 9th grade: 180
  • 10th grade: 137
  • 11th grade: 145
  • 12th grade: 133
15 to 1 39 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,361
  • Median family income: $42,072
  • Median male income: $28,231
  • Median female income: $15,245
  • Median income of a renter: $22,614
  • Median income of a home owner: $41,198
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    700 965 950 705 250

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