Average Teacher Salary in Providence

The average teacher salary in Providence 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: 3,017
  • Full time teachers: 1,620
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 544
  • Instructional Coordinators: 13
  • Elementary Teachers: 792
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 16
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 812
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 23,450

Financial Statistics for Providence

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $119,298,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $232,788,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $53,736,000
  • Total revenue: $405,822,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $199,340,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $197,513,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $91,694,000
  • Expenditures per student: $6,024,000
  • Total expenditures: $396,313,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $83,264,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $23,563,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $845,000

Information on Schools within Providence

Elementary Schools within the Providence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alan Shawn Feinstein Elementary At Broad Street
1450 Brd St
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-9367
  • Total: 350
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 46
12 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Alfred Lima Sr. Elementary Annex
65 Greenwich St
Providence, RI 2907
401-278-2872
  • Total: 181
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 75
20 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Alfred Lima Sr. Elementary School
222 Daboll St
Providence, RI 2907
401-278-0504
  • Total: 254
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 74
  • 6th grade: 26
14 to 1 18 2nd Grade 6th Grade
Anthony Carnevale Elementary School
50 Springfield St
Providence, RI 2909
401-278-0554
  • Total: 561
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 77
  • 6th grade: 77
15 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Asa Messer Annex
245 Althea St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9441
  • Total: 148
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 73
22 to 1 7 Kindergarten 1st Grade
Asa Messer Elementary School
158 Messer St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9401
  • Total: 245
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 43
16 to 1 15 2nd Grade 5th Grade
Carl G. Lauro Elementary School
99 Kenyon St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9391
  • Total: 783
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 130
  • 6th grade: 47
15 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Charles Fortes Annex
65 Greenwich St
Providence, RI 2907
401-278-2872
  • Total: 161
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 71
14 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 1st Grade
Charles North Fortes Academy
234 Daboll St
Providence, RI 2907
401-278-0501
  • Total: 345
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 100
  • 6th grade: 64
14 to 1 25 2nd Grade 6th Grade
Charlotte Woods Elementary School
674 Prairie Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-278-0515
  • Total: 296
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 51
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 51
17 to 1 17 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School
35 Camp St
Providence, RI 2906
401-456-9398
  • Total: 461
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 77
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 60
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 59
  • 6th grade: 25
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Edmund W. Flynn Elementary School
220 Blackstone St
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-9373
  • Total: 522
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 90
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 93
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 89
15 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
George J. West Elementary School
145 Beauforoute St
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9337
  • Total: 660
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 89
  • 5th grade: 114
  • 6th grade: 48
17 to 1 40 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Harry Kizirian Elementary School
60 Camden Ave
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9369
  • Total: 541
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 89
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 79
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 72
  • 6th grade: 25
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Laurel Hill Avenue Annex
240 Laban St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-1783
  • Total: 208
  • Kindergarten: 103
  • 1st grade: 102
  • 2nd grade: 3
18 to 1 12 Kindergarten 2nd Grade
Laurel Hill Avenue School
85 Laurel Hill Ave
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9389
  • Total: 374
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 96
  • 5th grade: 92
14 to 1 27 2nd Grade 5th Grade
Lillian Feinstein Elementary Sackett Street
159 Sackett St
Providence, RI 2907
401-456-9407
  • Total: 456
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 66
16 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Mary E. Fogarty Elementary School
199 Oxford St
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-9381
  • Total: 433
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 76
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 83
17 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pleasant View School
50 Obadiah Brown Rd
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9325
  • Total: 379
  • Pre-k: 91
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 50
10 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Reservoir Avenue School
156 Reservoir Ave
Providence, RI 2907
401-456-9406
  • Total: 240
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 25
17 to 1 14 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School
195 Nelson St
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9403
  • Total: 516
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 51
18 to 1 29 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Robert L Bailey IV Elementary School
65 Gordon Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-1735
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 61
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sergeant Cornel Young Jr. Elementary School
674 Prairie Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-278-0515
  • Total: 307
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 30
16 to 1 20 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Vartan Gregorian Elementary School
455 Wickenden St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9377
  • Total: 367
  • Pre-k: 33
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 24
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Veazie Street School
211 Veazie St
Providence, RI 2904
401-453-8601
  • Total: 545
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 24
17 to 1 32 Kindergarten 6th Grade
Webster Avenue School
191 Webster Ave
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9414
  • Total: 300
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 20
  • 4th grade: 26
  • 5th grade: 53
  • 6th grade: 35
17 to 1 18 Kindergarten 6th Grade
West Broadway Elementary School
152 Springfield St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9102
  • Total: 419
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 70
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 77
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
William D'abate Elementary School
60 Kossuth St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9416
  • Total: 406
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 56
20 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Windmill Street Elementary School
110 Paul St
Providence, RI 2904
401-456-9419
  • Total: 380
  • Kindergarten: 75
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 73
16 to 1 24 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Providence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Esek Hopkins Middle School
480 Charles St
Providence, RI 2904
401-456-9203
  • Total: 422
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 162
14 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade
Gilbert Stuart Middle School
188 Princeton Ave
Providence, RI 2907
401-456-9341
  • Total: 679
  • 6th grade: 194
  • 7th grade: 238
  • 8th grade: 247
20 to 1 34 6th Grade 8th Grade
Governor Christopher Delsesto Middle School
152 Springfield St
Providence, RI 2909
401-278-0557
  • Total: 380
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 177
  • 8th grade: 177
12 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Nathanael Greene Middle School
721 Chalkstone Ave
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9347
  • Total: 837
  • 6th grade: 205
  • 7th grade: 321
  • 8th grade: 311
15 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Oliver Hazard Perry Middle School
370 Hartford Ave
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9352
  • Total: 615
  • 6th grade: 181
  • 7th grade: 214
  • 8th grade: 220
13 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Roger Williams Middle School
278 Thurbers Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-9355
  • Total: 746
  • 6th grade: 216
  • 7th grade: 274
  • 8th grade: 256
14 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Samuel W. Bridgham Middle School
1655 Westminster St
Providence, RI 2909
401-456-9360
  • Total: 598
  • 6th grade: 173
  • 7th grade: 200
  • 8th grade: 225
14 to 1 44 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Providence

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central High School
70 Fricker St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9111
  • Total: 1,177
  • 9th grade: 453
  • 10th grade: 268
  • 11th grade: 211
  • 12th grade: 245
15 to 1 78 9th Grade 12th Grade
Classical High School
770 Westminster St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9145
  • Total: 1,033
  • 9th grade: 252
  • 10th grade: 248
  • 11th grade: 279
  • 12th grade: 254
17 to 1 61 9th Grade 12th Grade
Dr. Jorge Alvarez High School
375 Adelaide Ave
Providence, RI 2907
401-456-0676
  • Total: 525
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 198
  • 11th grade: 174
  • 12th grade: 69
17 to 1 32 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hope Arts School
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 2906
401-456-9161
  • Total: 345
  • 9th grade: 116
  • 10th grade: 86
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade: 73
12 to 1 29 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hope Information Technology School
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 2906
401-456-9161
  • Total: 447
  • 9th grade: 129
  • 10th grade: 127
  • 11th grade: 101
  • 12th grade: 90
14 to 1 32 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hope Leadership School
324 Hope St
Providence, RI 2906
401-456-9161
  • Total: 450
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 115
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade: 97
14 to 1 31 9th Grade 12th Grade
Mount Pleasant High School
434 Mount Placeeasant Ave
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9181
  • Total: 1,263
  • 9th grade: 471
  • 10th grade: 383
  • 11th grade: 197
  • 12th grade: 212
16 to 1 80 9th Grade 12th Grade
Providence Academy Of International Studies
182 Thurbers Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-278-0562
  • Total: 403
  • 9th grade: 152
  • 10th grade: 87
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade: 83
18 to 1 23 9th Grade 12th Grade
Providence Career And Technical School
91 Fricker St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9136
  • Total: 258
  • 9th grade: 135
  • 10th grade: 101
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade: 11
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
William B. Cooley/health And Science Tech. Academy
182 Thurbers Ave
Providence, RI 2905
401-456-1781
  • Total: 376
  • 9th grade: 101
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade: 84
13 to 1 29 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Providence (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Academy Of Service
425 Branch Ave
Providence, RI 2904
401-278-2051
  • Total: 60
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 3
7 to 1 9 9th Grade 11th Grade
Birch Vocational Center
434 Mt. Placeeasant Ave
Providence, RI 2908
401-456-9198
  • Total: 70
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 14
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade: 28
8 to 1 9 9th Grade 12th Grade
E-cubed Academy
812 Branch Ave
Providence, RI 2904
401-456-0694
  • Total: 329
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 114
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade: 49
12 to 1 27 9th Grade 12th Grade
Educare I
770 Westminster St
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-9413
  • Total: 26
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade: 13
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Feinstein High School
544 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 2907
401-456-1706
  • Total: 366
  • 9th grade: 114
  • 10th grade: 116
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade: 55
16 to 1 24 9th Grade 12th Grade
Textron Chamber Of Commerce Academy
130 Brdway
Providence, RI 2903
401-456-1738
  • Total: 213
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 54
14 to 1 15 9th Grade 12th Grade
Times2 Academy
50 Fillmore St
Providence, RI 2908
401-272-5094
  • Total: 650
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 60
  • 9th grade: 58
  • 10th grade: 42
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade: 31
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,525
  • Median family income: $32,058
  • Median male income: $19,099
  • Median female income: $13,025
  • Median income of a renter: $18,843
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,698
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    14,550 6,695 5,890 5,670 3,385