Average Teacher Salary in Chester Area School District 39-1

The average teacher salary in Chester Area School District 39-1 is $34,176.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,390 $21,780 $23,710 $26,670 $30,550 $34,600
Kindergarten $33,840 $26,410 $28,920 $33,440 $38,240 $42,550
Elementary $36,730 $27,540 $30,830 $35,780 $42,050 $48,570
Middle school $36,500 $27,760 $30,940 $35,490 $41,130 $48,040
High school $36,420 $27,310 $30,540 $35,390 $41,310 $48,280

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General Facts

  • Staff: 72
  • Full time teachers: 37
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 19 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 8
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 14
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 1
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 10
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 682

Financial Statistics for Chester Area School District 39-1

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $2,045,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $1,467,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $239,000
  • Total revenue: $3,751,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $1,679,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $1,852,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $559,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $3,695,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $862,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $84,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $39,000

Information on Schools within Chester Area School District 39-1

Elementary Schools within the Chester Area School District 39-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chester Elementary -02
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
605-489-2411
  • Total: 200
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 30
  • 5th grade: 25
  • 6th grade: 25
16 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Rustic Acres Elementary - 04
24243 40056th Ave
Madison, SD 57042
605-489-2411
  • Total: 21
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 4
23 to 1 1 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Chester Area School District 39-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chester Jr. High - 03
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
605-489-2411
  • Total: 46
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 26
12 to 1 4 7th Grade 8th Grade
Rustic Acres Elementary - 04
24243 40056th Ave
Madison, SD 57042
605-489-2411
  • Total: 21
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 4th grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 7th grade: 4
  • 8th grade: 4
23 to 1 1 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Chester Area School District 39-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chester High School - 01
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
605-489-2411
  • Total: 123
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 40
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade: 28
11 to 1 11 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Chester Area School District 39-1 (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Chester Area Cyber School - 39
102 2nd Ave
Chester, SD 57016
605-489-2411
  • Total: 292
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 164
  • 11th grade: 56
  • 12th grade: 27
35 to 1 8 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,578
  • Median family income: $43,889
  • Median male income: $24,309
  • Median female income: $18,137
  • Median income of a renter: $31,042
  • Median income of a home owner: $43,313
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    80 105 130 90 28

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