Average Teacher Salary in Carter County School District

The average teacher salary in Carter County School District is $41,026.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $31,200 $14,930 $17,760 $34,080 $40,850 $46,110
Kindergarten $42,920 $34,120 $37,470 $42,270 $48,390 $53,290
Elementary $41,930 $31,620 $36,510 $42,450 $48,590 $54,140
Middle school $44,390 $34,810 $38,700 $43,990 $50,060 $55,720
High school $44,690 $34,020 $38,040 $43,830 $50,700 $58,910

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General Facts

  • Staff: 959
  • Full time teachers: 441
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 139
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 254
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 30
  • Pre-K Teachers: 12
  • High School Teachers: 133
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,916

Financial Statistics for Carter County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $12,290,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $27,425,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,888,000
  • Total revenue: $46,603,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $27,816,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $26,403,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $9,208,000
  • Expenditures per student: $1,457,000
  • Total expenditures: $46,879,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $13,695,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,543,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $1,054,000

Information on Schools within Carter County School District

Elementary Schools within the Carter County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Elementary School
252 Taylor Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-547-4045
  • Total: 269
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 42
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cloudland Elementary School
8540 Hwy 19 East
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
423-772-5310
  • Total: 383
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 49
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 78
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 46
13 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hampton Elementary School
408 Hwy 321
Hampton, TN 37658
423-725-5220
  • Total: 676
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 79
  • 7th grade: 91
  • 8th grade: 110
14 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Happy Valley Elementary School
1840 Milligan Hwy
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-547-4028
  • Total: 621
  • Kindergarten: 122
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 126
15 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Happy Valley Middle School
163 Warpath Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4070
  • Total: 476
  • 5th grade: 125
  • 6th grade: 124
  • 7th grade: 116
  • 8th grade: 111
15 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
Hunter Elementary School
145 Hope St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4074
  • Total: 519
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 56
14 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Keenburg Elementary School
139 Keenburg Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4047
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Little Milligan Elementary
4226 Hwy 321
Butler, TN 37640
423-768-4400
  • Total: 144
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 23
16 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Range Elementary School
655 Watauga Rd
Watauga, TN 37694
423-547-4037
  • Total: 123
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 11
  • 3rd grade: 9
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 14
12 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Unaka Elementary School
120 Unaka Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-474-4110
  • Total: 296
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 29
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Valley Forge Elementary School
485 Riverview Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4085
  • Total: 271
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 37
11 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Carter County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Elementary School
252 Taylor Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-547-4045
  • Total: 269
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 34
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 40
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 22
  • 8th grade: 42
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Cloudland High School
476 Cloudland Dr
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
423-772-5300
  • Total: 352
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 57
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade: 56
12 to 1 30 7th Grade 12th Grade
Hampton Elementary School
408 Hwy 321
Hampton, TN 37658
423-725-5220
  • Total: 676
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 79
  • 7th grade: 91
  • 8th grade: 110
14 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Happy Valley Middle School
163 Warpath Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4070
  • Total: 476
  • 5th grade: 125
  • 6th grade: 124
  • 7th grade: 116
  • 8th grade: 111
15 to 1 32 5th Grade 8th Grade
Hunter Elementary School
145 Hope St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4074
  • Total: 519
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 45
  • 8th grade: 56
14 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Keenburg Elementary School
139 Keenburg Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4047
  • Total: 289
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 24
  • 6th grade: 23
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 23
11 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Little Milligan Elementary
4226 Hwy 321
Butler, TN 37640
423-768-4400
  • Total: 144
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 8
  • 3rd grade: 15
  • 4th grade: 16
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 12
  • 8th grade: 23
16 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Range Elementary School
655 Watauga Rd
Watauga, TN 37694
423-547-4037
  • Total: 123
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 11
  • 3rd grade: 9
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 9
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 10
  • 8th grade: 14
12 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Unaka Elementary School
120 Unaka Dr
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-474-4110
  • Total: 296
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 38
  • 8th grade: 29
14 to 1 22 Kindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Carter County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Carter County Adult High School
416 South Sycamore St
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4084
  • Total: 12
  • 12th grade: 12
4 to 1 3 12th Grade 12th Grade
Cloudland High School
476 Cloudland Dr
Roan Mountain, TN 37687
423-772-5300
  • Total: 352
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 57
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 62
  • 12th grade: 56
12 to 1 30 7th Grade 12th Grade
Hampton High School
766 1st St
Hampton, TN 37658
423-725-5200
  • Total: 431
  • 9th grade: 95
  • 10th grade: 119
  • 11th grade: 115
  • 12th grade: 102
15 to 1 28 9th Grade 12th Grade
Happy Valley High School
121 Warpath Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4094
  • Total: 611
  • 9th grade: 149
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 140
  • 12th grade: 156
17 to 1 36 9th Grade 12th Grade
Unaka High School
119 Robinson Ln
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-474-4100
  • Total: 429
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 99
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 106
16 to 1 28 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Carter County School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Siam Learning Center
2543 Siam Rd
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-547-4050
  • Total: 14
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade: 1
4 to 1 4 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,710
  • Median family income: $33,913
  • Median male income: $21,964
  • Median female income: $14,140
  • Median income of a renter: $20,362
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,959
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,440 3,455 2,945 1,650 475

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