Average Teacher Salary in Portsmouth

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General Facts

  • Staff: 339
  • Full time teachers: 211
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 36
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 75
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 6
  • Pre-K Teachers: 2
  • High School Teachers: 128
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,865

Financial Statistics for Portsmouth

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $26,082,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $8,371,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $1,619,000
  • Total revenue: $36,072,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $20,759,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $19,100,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $7,712,000
  • Expenditures per student: $47,000
  • Total expenditures: $35,816,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $11,065,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,034,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Portsmouth

Elementary Schools within the Portsmouth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elmhurst School
1 Frank Coelho Dr
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-683-3899
  • Total: 370
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 69
16 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Howard Hathaway School
Tallman Ave
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-683-0500
  • Total: 433
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 79
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 74
22 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Melville Elementary School
1351 West Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-683-1650
  • Total: 352
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 50
13 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Portsmouth Middle School
125 Jepson Ln
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-849-3700
  • Total: 662
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 207
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 217
13 to 1 51 5th Grade 8th Grade
Prudence Island School
0395 Brdway
Prudence Island, RI 2872
401-683-3533
  • Total: 2
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 1
1 to 1 2 2nd Grade 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Portsmouth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Portsmouth Middle School
125 Jepson Ln
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-849-3700
  • Total: 662
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 207
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 217
13 to 1 51 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Portsmouth

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Portsmouth High School
Education Ln
Portsmouth, RI 2871
401-683-2124
  • Total: 1,046
  • 9th grade: 316
  • 10th grade: 251
  • 11th grade: 248
  • 12th grade: 231
12 to 1 89 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $28,161
  • Median family income: $68,577
  • Median male income: $38,064
  • Median female income: $22,521
  • Median income of a renter: $40,712
  • Median income of a home owner: $66,310
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    325 580 1,040 1,710 1,215