Average Teacher Salary in Wilkes-barre Area School District

The average teacher salary in Wilkes-barre Area School District is $47,290.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,630 $16,970 $19,350 $24,950 $28,970 $31,340
Kindergarten $51,090 $28,400 $34,450 $54,070 $66,260 $75,470
Elementary $49,350 $25,320 $33,980 $46,940 $64,320 $77,100
Middle school $56,040 $36,740 $44,140 $56,000 $68,690 $78,280
High school $55,340 $34,580 $41,520 $53,560 $70,380 $81,480

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General Facts

  • Staff: 828
  • Full time teachers: 482
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 71
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 213
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 22
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 233
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 6,708

Financial Statistics for Wilkes-barre Area School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $52,620,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,998,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $4,618,000
  • Total revenue: $87,236,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $45,057,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $40,122,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $15,943,000
  • Expenditures per student: $484,000
  • Total expenditures: $85,365,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $21,575,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,814,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $778,000

Information on Schools within Wilkes-barre Area School District

Elementary Schools within the Wilkes-barre Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Daniel J Flood El School
565 North Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18705
570-826-7245
  • Total: 489
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 69
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 65
12 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Dodson El School
80 Jones St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
570-826-7185
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 83
  • 6th grade: 50
13 to 1 34 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Dr David W Kistler El School
301 Old River Rd
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
570-826-7230
  • Total: 906
  • Kindergarten: 127
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 134
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 127
  • 6th grade: 125
15 to 1 60 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Heights/murray El School
1 South Sherman St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
570-826-7255
  • Total: 694
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 102
  • 5th grade: 91
  • 6th grade: 102
14 to 1 49 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Solomon/plains El School
41 Abbott St
Plains, PA 18705
570-826-7222
  • Total: 860
  • Kindergarten: 115
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 112
  • 5th grade: 155
  • 6th grade: 116
16 to 1 54 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Wilkes-barre Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elmer L Meyers Junior / Senior High School
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
570-826-7145
  • Total: 848
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 144
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 139
  • 12th grade: 146
12 to 1 72 7th Grade 12th Grade
G A R Memorial Junior / Senior High School
Grant And Lehigh Sts
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702
570-826-7165
  • Total: 880
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 164
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 124
  • 12th grade: 129
13 to 1 68 7th Grade 12th Grade
Solomon/plains Junior High School
43 Abbott St
Plains, PA 18705
570-826-7224
  • Total: 481
  • 7th grade: 259
  • 8th grade: 221
  • 9th grade: 1
13 to 1 39 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Wilkes-barre Area School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elmer L Meyers Junior / Senior High School
341 Carey Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
570-826-7145
  • Total: 848
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 127
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 144
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 139
  • 12th grade: 146
12 to 1 72 7th Grade 12th Grade
G A R Memorial Junior / Senior High School
Grant And Lehigh Sts
Wilkes-barre, PA 18702
570-826-7165
  • Total: 880
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 164
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 124
  • 12th grade: 129
13 to 1 68 7th Grade 12th Grade
James M Coughlin Junior / Senior High School
80 North Washington St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
570-826-7201
  • Total: 1,100
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 318
  • 10th grade: 262
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade: 243
18 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,751
  • Median family income: $40,336
  • Median male income: $22,977
  • Median female income: $15,770
  • Median income of a renter: $19,663
  • Median income of a home owner: $37,319
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,130 3,415 3,530 3,120 1,030

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