Average Teacher Salary in Sumter 17

The average teacher salary in Sumter 17 is $42,080.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $34,950 $26,180 $29,250 $33,160 $37,290 $49,580
Kindergarten $45,300 $31,190 $36,140 $45,070 $54,250 $61,660
Elementary $42,900 $30,980 $35,250 $43,050 $50,480 $56,590
Middle school $42,140 $29,570 $35,440 $41,630 $49,590 $57,290
High school $45,110 $31,810 $37,080 $44,790 $53,450 $59,090

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General Facts

  • Staff: 884
  • Full time teachers: 505
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 170
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 342
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 30
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 128
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 8,664

Financial Statistics for Sumter 17

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $24,271,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $42,123,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $12,085,000
  • Total revenue: $78,479,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $40,775,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $44,237,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,231,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,678,000
  • Total expenditures: $76,007,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $21,443,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,536,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $505,000

Information on Schools within Sumter 17

Elementary Schools within the Sumter 17

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alice Drive Elementary
251 Alice Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-0857
  • Total: 616
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 90
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 115
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 89
16 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Crosswell Drive Elementary
301 Crosswell Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-0679
  • Total: 652
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 111
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 83
16 to 1 41 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Kingsbury Road Elementary
825 Kingsbury Rd
Sumter, SC 29154
803-775-6244
  • Total: 670
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 98
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 108
  • 4th grade: 119
  • 5th grade: 106
15 to 1 44 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lemira Elementary
952 Fulton St
Sumter, SC 29153
803-775-0658
  • Total: 538
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 88
  • 1st grade: 80
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 78
14 to 1 38 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Millwood Elementary
24 Pinewood Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-0648
  • Total: 706
  • Pre-k: 42
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 128
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 111
  • 5th grade: 123
18 to 1 40 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Wilder Elementary
975 South Main St
Sumter, SC 29150
803-773-5723
  • Total: 521
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 80
17 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Willow Drive Elementary
26 Willow Dr
Sumter, SC 29150
803-773-5796
  • Total: 584
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 93
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 98
15 to 1 39 Kindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Sumter 17

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alice Drive Middle
40 Miller Rd
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-0821
  • Total: 668
  • 6th grade: 223
  • 7th grade: 237
  • 8th grade: 208
17 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bates Middle
715 Estate St
Sumter, SC 29150
803-775-0711
  • Total: 741
  • 6th grade: 226
  • 7th grade: 262
  • 8th grade: 253
20 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Chestnut Oaks Middle
1200 Oswego Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
803-775-7272
  • Total: 317
  • 7th grade: 141
  • 8th grade: 176
11 to 1 29 7th Grade 8th Grade
Sixth Grade Oaks Academy
1200 Oswego Rd
Sumter, SC 29153
803-934-8286
  • Total: 171
  • 6th grade: 171
not available not available 6th Grade 6th Grade

High Schools within the Sumter 17

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Sumter High
2580 Mccray's Mill Rd
Sumter, SC 29154
803-481-4480
  • Total: 2,480
  • 9th grade: 775
  • 10th grade: 670
  • 11th grade: 490
  • 12th grade: 545
20 to 1 126 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,370
  • Median family income: $42,059
  • Median male income: $24,795
  • Median female income: $16,141
  • Median income of a renter: $20,758
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,848
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,610 2,555 3,175 2,760 1,195