Average Teacher Salary in Dekalb County School District

The average teacher salary in Dekalb County School District is $37,660.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $23,770 $14,510 $15,730 $18,510 $33,460 $40,880
Kindergarten $40,660 $32,870 $35,950 $40,400 $45,770 $51,070
Elementary $41,000 $32,370 $35,970 $41,060 $46,750 $51,500
Middle school $42,010 $32,940 $36,570 $42,250 $47,670 $52,180
High school $40,860 $30,220 $35,500 $41,320 $47,230 $52,010

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General Facts

  • Staff: 415
  • Full time teachers: 200
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 65
  • Instructional Coordinators: 5
  • Elementary Teachers: 119
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 12
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 56
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 2,965

Financial Statistics for Dekalb County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,208,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $11,889,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $2,424,000
  • Total revenue: $19,521,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $11,472,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $11,583,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $2,860,000
  • Expenditures per student: $93,000
  • Total expenditures: $18,953,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $5,909,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $886,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $365,000

Information on Schools within Dekalb County School District

Elementary Schools within the Dekalb County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dekalb West Elementary School
101 Bulldog Ln
Liberty, TN 37059
615-536-5332
  • Total: 399
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 47
15 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Northside Elementary
400 North Congress Blvd
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-1575
  • Total: 590
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 167
  • 4th grade: 184
  • 5th grade: 161
14 to 1 41 2nd Grade 5th Grade
Smithville Elementary School
221 East Bryant St
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-4415
  • Total: 596
  • Pre-k: 78
  • Kindergarten: 193
  • 1st grade: 193
  • 2nd grade: 132
12 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade

Middle Schools within the Dekalb County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dekalb County High School
1130 West Brd St
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-4094
  • Total: 823
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 212
  • 11th grade: 199
  • 12th grade: 184
17 to 1 50 6th Grade 12th Grade
Dekalb Middle School
1132 West Brd St
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-7987
  • Total: 538
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 170
  • 8th grade: 186
18 to 1 30 6th Grade 9th Grade
Dekalb West Elementary School
101 Bulldog Ln
Liberty, TN 37059
615-536-5332
  • Total: 399
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 45
  • 7th grade: 37
  • 8th grade: 47
15 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Dekalb County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dekalb County Adult High School
242 Tiger Dr
Smithville, TN 37166
615-000-0000
  • Total: 19
  • 12th grade: 19
19 to 1 1 9th Grade 12th Grade
Dekalb County High School
1130 West Brd St
Smithville, TN 37166
615-597-4094
  • Total: 823
  • 9th grade: 228
  • 10th grade: 212
  • 11th grade: 199
  • 12th grade: 184
17 to 1 50 6th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,217
  • Median family income: $36,920
  • Median male income: $22,750
  • Median female income: $16,311
  • Median income of a renter: $19,028
  • Median income of a home owner: $33,881
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,530 1,175 1,175 880 285

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