Average Teacher Salary in Cranston

The average teacher salary in Cranston is $57,604.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,280 $18,140 $20,780 $26,720 $33,180 $42,070
Kindergarten $65,670 $36,440 $58,690 $68,200 $77,860 $87,830
Elementary $66,490 $38,540 $55,250 $67,170 $78,140 $91,990
Middle school $62,350 $37,800 $51,190 $64,440 $75,120 $84,620
High school $64,230 $40,700 $51,220 $64,680 $76,450 $87,380

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,525
  • Full time teachers: 881
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 99
  • Instructional Coordinators: 8
  • Elementary Teachers: 399
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 454
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,619

Financial Statistics for Cranston

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $88,365,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $42,771,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $9,338,000
  • Total revenue: $140,474,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $86,429,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $84,498,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $36,542,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,960,000
  • Total expenditures: $144,725,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $40,743,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $10,656,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,087,000

Information on Schools within Cranston

Elementary Schools within the Cranston

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arlington School
155 Princess Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8179
  • Total: 258
  • Kindergarten: 32
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 23
  • 6th grade: 101
11 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Chester W. Barrows School
9 Beachmont Ave
Cranston, RI 2905
401-270-8160
  • Total: 224
  • Kindergarten: 33
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 32
13 to 1 18 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Daniel D. Waterman School
722 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8013
  • Total: 228
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 37
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 34
  • 6th grade: 44
10 to 1 24 1st Grade 6th Grade
Eden Park School
180 Oakland Ave
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8029
  • Total: 300
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 39
13 to 1 24 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Edgewood Highland School
160 Pawtuxet Ave
Cranston, RI 2905
401-270-8065
  • Total: 286
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 74
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Edward South Rhodes School
160 Shaw Ave
Cranston, RI 2905
401-270-8110
  • Total: 239
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 28
12 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Garden City School
70 Placeantations Dr
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8073
  • Total: 317
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 36
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 42
12 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
George J. Peters School
15 Mayberry St
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8199
  • Total: 339
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 54
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 69
  • 6th grade: 44
14 to 1 25 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Gladstone Street School
50 Gladstone St
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8080
  • Total: 513
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 93
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 9
14 to 1 38 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Glen Hills School
50 Glen Hills Dr
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8005
  • Total: 343
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 44
13 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hope Highlands Elementary School
300 Hope Rd
Cranston, RI 2921
401-270-8148
  • Total: 386
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 56
  • 6th grade: 75
15 to 1 26 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Oak Lawn School
36 Stoneham St
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8004
  • Total: 319
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 49
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 43
14 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Orchard Farms Elementary School
1555 Scituate Ave
Cranston, RI 2921
401-270-8801
  • Total: 398
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 55
  • 6th grade: 56
14 to 1 28 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Stadium School
100 Crescent Ave
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8188
  • Total: 310
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 53
12 to 1 25 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Stone Hill School
21 Village Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8022
  • Total: 339
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 44
13 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
William R. Dutemple School
32 Garden St
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8104
  • Total: 284
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 35
12 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Woodridge School
401 Budlong Rd
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8007
  • Total: 303
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 39
13 to 1 23 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Cranston

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Hugh B. Bain Middle School
135 Gansett Ave
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8010
  • Total: 429
  • 7th grade: 216
  • 8th grade: 213
10 to 1 45 7th Grade 8th Grade
Park View Middle School
25 Park View Blvd
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8090
  • Total: 504
  • 7th grade: 251
  • 8th grade: 253
9 to 1 54 7th Grade 8th Grade
Western Hills Middle School
400 Phenix Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8030
  • Total: 753
  • 7th grade: 379
  • 8th grade: 374
13 to 1 56 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Cranston

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cranston High School East
899 Park Ave
Cranston, RI 2910
401-270-8126
  • Total: 1,641
  • 9th grade: 526
  • 10th grade: 390
  • 11th grade: 378
  • 12th grade: 347
13 to 1 129 9th Grade 12th Grade
Cranston High School West
80 Metropolitan Ave
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8049
  • Total: 1,688
  • 9th grade: 426
  • 10th grade: 408
  • 11th grade: 428
  • 12th grade: 426
13 to 1 127 9th Grade 12th Grade
New England Laborers / Cranston Public Schools Construction Career Academy
4 Sharpe Dr
Cranston, RI 2920
401-270-8692
  • Total: 218
  • 9th grade: 52
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 58
  • 12th grade: 51
14 to 1 15 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $21,978
  • Median family income: $55,241
  • Median male income: $31,973
  • Median female income: $21,125
  • Median income of a renter: $27,774
  • Median income of a home owner: $54,765
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,235 3,555 4,365 6,155 3,055