Average Teacher Salary in Custer School District 16-1

The average teacher salary in Custer School District 16-1 is $35,526.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,280 $20,910 $22,720 $25,840 $30,920 $38,010
Kindergarten $35,660 $27,390 $31,810 $35,610 $39,920 $44,900
Elementary $38,260 $27,870 $32,320 $37,980 $44,000 $49,980
Middle school $38,140 $28,250 $32,380 $37,520 $44,060 $49,620
High school $38,290 $29,030 $32,940 $37,510 $43,240 $49,720

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General Facts

  • Staff: 177
  • Full time teachers: 76
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 41
  • Instructional Coordinators: 0
  • Elementary Teachers: 41
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 4
  • Pre-K Teachers: 1
  • High School Teachers: 19
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 978

Financial Statistics for Custer School District 16-1

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,842,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $1,260,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,538,000
  • Total revenue: $10,640,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $5,236,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $5,064,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,385,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,000
  • Total expenditures: $9,676,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $2,649,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $173,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $109,000

Information on Schools within Custer School District 16-1

Elementary Schools within the Custer School District 16-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Custer Elementary - 02
371 Crook St
Custer, SD 57730
605-673-4483
  • Total: 328
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 61
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fairburn Elementary - 06
110 Linn St
Fairburn, SD 57738
605-255-4345
  • Total: 23
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 1
9 to 1 3 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hermosa Elementary - 04
11 4th St
Hermosa, SD 57744
605-255-4345
  • Total: 164
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 14
12 to 1 13 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Spring Creek Elementary - 07
Spring Creek School
Spring Creek, SD 57744
605-255-4345
  • Total: 10
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 2
7 to 1 1 Kindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Custer School District 16-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Custer Middle School - 05
527 Montgomery St
Custer, SD 57730
605-673-4540
  • Total: 166
  • 6th grade: 53
  • 7th grade: 54
  • 8th grade: 59
14 to 1 12 6th Grade 8th Grade
Fairburn Elementary - 06
110 Linn St
Fairburn, SD 57738
605-255-4345
  • Total: 23
  • Kindergarten: 4
  • 1st grade: 5
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 1
9 to 1 3 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Hermosa Elementary - 04
11 4th St
Hermosa, SD 57744
605-255-4345
  • Total: 164
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 21
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 14
12 to 1 13 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Spring Creek Elementary - 07
Spring Creek School
Spring Creek, SD 57744
605-255-4345
  • Total: 10
  • 2nd grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 6th grade: 2
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 2
7 to 1 1 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Custer School District 16-1

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Custer High School - 01
1645 Wildcat Ln
Custer, SD 57730
605-673-4473
  • Total: 287
  • 9th grade: 85
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 57
  • 12th grade: 74
14 to 1 21 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $18,005
  • Median family income: $43,813
  • Median male income: $20,869
  • Median female income: $13,953
  • Median income of a renter: $21,023
  • Median income of a home owner: $40,747
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    415 450 565 440 135

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