Average Teacher Salary in Jefferson County School District

The average teacher salary in Jefferson County School District is $39,352.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $26,536 $18,060 $21,977 $26,387 $29,922 $35,115
Kindergarten $41,160 $33,575 $36,298 $40,767 $46,917 $51,598
Elementary $42,658 $33,873 $37,503 $43,356 $48,974 $52,808
Middle school $43,011 $33,598 $37,068 $42,208 $48,264 $55,132
High school $43,395 $34,118 $37,444 $43,156 $49,895 $54,398

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General Facts

  • Staff: 961
  • Full time teachers: 484
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 125
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 281
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 36
  • Pre-K Teachers: 9
  • High School Teachers: 139
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 7,538

Financial Statistics for Jefferson County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $15,943,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $29,993,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $5,748,000
  • Total revenue: $51,684,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $32,436,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $29,966,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $10,047,000
  • Expenditures per student: $535,000
  • Total expenditures: $54,453,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $16,631,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $1,726,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $845,000

Information on Schools within Jefferson County School District

Elementary Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dandridge Elementary School
780 South Hwy 92
Dandridge, TN 37725
865-397-3127
  • Total: 791
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 131
  • 4th grade: 138
  • 5th grade: 146
15 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dandridge Head Start
546 Patriot Dr
Jefferson City, TN 37760
865-397-6390
  • Total: 17
  • Pre-k: 17
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Jefferson Elementary School
321 West Brdway Blvd
Jefferson City, TN 37760
865-475-4712
  • Total: 786
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 126
  • 1st grade: 112
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 131
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 126
15 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Jefferson Middle School
200 Fairbanks Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-9301
  • Total: 599
  • 6th grade: 217
  • 7th grade: 207
  • 8th grade: 226
12 to 1 50 5th Grade 11th Grade
New Market Elementary School
1559 West Old Andrew Johnson H
New Market, TN 37820
865-475-3551
  • Total: 358
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 47
14 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Piedmont Elementary School
1100 West Dumplacein Valley Rd
Dandridge, TN 37725
865-397-2939
  • Total: 419
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 72
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 52
16 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rush Strong Elementary School
3081 West Old Andrew Johnson H
Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
865-933-5313
  • Total: 646
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 65
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 73
15 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Talbott Elementary School
848 Talbott Kansas Rd
Talbott, TN 37877
865-475-2988
  • Total: 225
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 27
  • 5th grade: 28
14 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
White Pine Elementary School
3060 Roy Messer Hwy
White Pine, TN 37890
865-674-2596
  • Total: 814
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 87
  • 8th grade: 89
16 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Maury Middle School
965 Maury Circlecle
Dandridge, TN 37725
865-397-3424
  • Total: 602
  • 6th grade: 211
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 225
16 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rush Strong Elementary School
3081 West Old Andrew Johnson H
Strawberry Plains, TN 37871
865-933-5313
  • Total: 646
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 76
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 65
  • 7th grade: 71
  • 8th grade: 73
15 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
White Pine Elementary School
3060 Roy Messer Hwy
White Pine, TN 37890
865-674-2596
  • Total: 814
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 100
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 78
  • 6th grade: 102
  • 7th grade: 87
  • 8th grade: 89
16 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jefferson County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Jefferson County High School
115 West Dumplacein Valley Rd
Dandridge, TN 37725
865-397-3182
  • Total: 2,281
  • 9th grade: 593
  • 10th grade: 615
  • 11th grade: 576
  • 12th grade: 497
18 to 1 129 9th Grade 12th Grade
Jefferson Middle School
200 Fairbanks Rd
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-9301
  • Total: 599
  • 6th grade: 217
  • 7th grade: 207
  • 8th grade: 226
12 to 1 50 5th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,841
  • Median family income: $38,537
  • Median male income: $23,232
  • Median female income: $13,769
  • Median income of a renter: $19,735
  • Median income of a home owner: $36,948
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,450 3,205 3,305 2,035 770

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