Average Teacher Salary in Putnam County School District

The average teacher salary in Putnam 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: 1,432
  • Full time teachers: 660
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 258
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 406
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 40
  • Pre-K Teachers: 19
  • High School Teachers: 176
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,899

Financial Statistics for Putnam County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $32,154,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $35,107,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $8,038,000
  • Total revenue: $75,299,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $43,944,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $43,068,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $13,806,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,049,000
  • Total expenditures: $79,115,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $22,105,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,881,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $798,000

Information on Schools within Putnam County School District

Elementary Schools within the Putnam County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Algood Elementary School
540 Dry Valley Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506
931-537-6141
  • Total: 977
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 110
  • 6th grade: 128
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 105
19 to 1 51 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Baxter Elementary School
125 Elmore Town Rd
Baxter, TN 38501
931-858-3110
  • Total: 596
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 121
17 to 1 34 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Burks Middle School
300 Crossville St
Monterey, TN 38574
931-839-7641
  • Total: 291
  • Pre-k: 18
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 89
15 to 1 20 5th Grade 8th Grade
Cane Creek Elementary School
1500 West Jackson St
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-520-1173
  • Total: 491
  • Pre-k: 58
  • Kindergarten: 138
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 84
  • 3rd grade: 62
  • 4th grade: 71
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Capshaw Elementary School
577 Hudgens
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-2414
  • Total: 622
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 135
19 to 1 33 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Cornerstone Middle School
371 First Ave South
Baxter, TN 38544
931-858-3112
  • Total: 622
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 141
  • 6th grade: 151
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 160
21 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade
Jere Whitson Elementary School
178 East Jere Whitson Rd
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-6575
  • Total: 310
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 49
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Northeast Elementary School
575 Old Kentucky Rd
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-2978
  • Total: 552
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 107
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 104
19 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Park View Elementary School
545 Scott Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-2516
  • Total: 479
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 81
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Prescott Central Middle School
242 East 10th St
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-528-3647
  • Total: 962
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 5
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 448
  • 6th grade: 465
18 to 1 55 5th Grade 6th Grade
Sycamore Elementary School
452 Ellis Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-9322
  • Total: 381
  • Kindergarten: 81
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 67
14 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
T T U Child Development Lab
Matthews-daniels Hall Room 111
Cookville, TN 38505
931-372-6265
  • Total: 18
  • Pre-k: 18
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Uffelman Elementary School
112 Elm St
Monterey, TN 38574
931-839-2791
  • Total: 352
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 74
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 66
13 to 1 28 Kindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Putnam County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Algood Elementary School
540 Dry Valley Rd
Cookeville, TN 38506
931-537-6141
  • Total: 977
  • Kindergarten: 106
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 124
  • 5th grade: 110
  • 6th grade: 128
  • 7th grade: 121
  • 8th grade: 105
19 to 1 51 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Avery Trace Middle School
230 Cavalier Dr
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-520-2200
  • Total: 962
  • 7th grade: 469
  • 8th grade: 493
19 to 1 50 7th Grade 8th Grade
Burks Middle School
300 Crossville St
Monterey, TN 38574
931-839-7641
  • Total: 291
  • Pre-k: 18
  • 5th grade: 76
  • 6th grade: 60
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 89
15 to 1 20 5th Grade 8th Grade
Cornerstone Middle School
371 First Ave South
Baxter, TN 38544
931-858-3112
  • Total: 622
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 141
  • 6th grade: 151
  • 7th grade: 166
  • 8th grade: 160
21 to 1 29 5th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Putnam County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Cookeville High School
2335 North Washington Ave
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-520-2287
  • Total: 2,201
  • Pre-k: 19
  • 9th grade: 620
  • 10th grade: 556
  • 11th grade: 535
  • 12th grade: 471
21 to 1 107 9th Grade 12th Grade
Monterey High School
710 Commercial Ave South
Monterey, TN 38574
931-839-2970
  • Total: 349
  • 9th grade: 76
  • 10th grade: 89
  • 11th grade: 101
  • 12th grade: 83
19 to 1 18 9th Grade 12th Grade
Upperman High School
6950 Nashville Hwy
Baxter, TN 38544
931-858-3112
  • Total: 671
  • Pre-k: 59
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 192
  • 10th grade: 143
  • 11th grade: 147
  • 12th grade: 129
20 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Dry Valley Alternative School
3860 Phifer Mountain Rd
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-528-1847
  • Total: 63
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 5
  • 4th grade: 4
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 2
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 5
13 to 1 5 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,927
  • Median family income: $39,553
  • Median male income: $21,123
  • Median female income: $14,695
  • Median income of a renter: $19,190
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,438
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,350 3,980 3,890 3,055 1,190

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