Average Teacher Salary in Shelby County School District

The average teacher salary in Shelby County School District is $42,567.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $22,326 $14,392 $15,396 $18,762 $25,558 $37,957
Kindergarten $48,272 $35,756 $40,180 $47,543 $55,971 $65,158
Elementary $48,296 $35,986 $41,057 $48,167 $55,841 $62,693
Middle school $46,673 $35,131 $39,492 $45,650 $53,875 $61,100
High school $47,272 $34,017 $39,838 $46,840 $55,870 $63,491

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General Facts

  • Staff: 5,483
  • Full time teachers: 2,982
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 584
  • Instructional Coordinators: 38
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,964
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 151
  • Pre-K Teachers: 11
  • High School Teachers: 800
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 47,448

Financial Statistics for Shelby County School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $174,417,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $150,445,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $19,178,000
  • Total revenue: $344,040,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $212,718,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $215,669,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $53,111,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $383,020,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $123,717,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $17,164,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $4,069,000

Information on Schools within Shelby County School District

Elementary Schools within the Shelby County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alturia Elementary School
6641 Deermont
Bartlett, TN 38134
901-373-2600
  • Total: 772
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 144
  • 2nd grade: 109
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 117
  • 5th grade: 145
14 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Arlington Elementary School
11825 Douglass St
Arlington, TN 38002
901-867-6000
  • Total: 1,198
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 109
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 100
  • 4th grade: 108
18 to 1 66 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bailey Station Elementary School
3435 Bailey Station Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-6380
  • Total: 861
  • Kindergarten: 131
  • 1st grade: 125
  • 2nd grade: 142
  • 3rd grade: 164
  • 4th grade: 145
  • 5th grade: 154
15 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Barrets Elementary School
10280 Godwin Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
901-873-8160
  • Total: 266
  • Kindergarten: 49
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 52
12 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Bartlett Elementary School
3932 Billy Maher Rd
Bartlett, TN 38135
901-373-2610
  • Total: 889
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 111
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 163
  • 4th grade: 177
  • 5th grade: 171
15 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bon Lin Elementary School
3940 North Germantown Rd
Bartlett, TN 38133
901-937-2344
  • Total: 780
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 112
  • 1st grade: 119
  • 2nd grade: 115
  • 3rd grade: 140
  • 4th grade: 133
  • 5th grade: 145
15 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chimneyrock Elementary School
8601 Chimneyrock Blvd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-756-2316
  • Total: 1,025
  • Kindergarten: 208
  • 1st grade: 197
  • 2nd grade: 222
  • 3rd grade: 190
  • 4th grade: 208
15 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Collierville Elementary School
590 Peterson Lake Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-3300
  • Total: 799
  • Kindergarten: 128
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 133
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 148
  • 5th grade: 148
16 to 1 52 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Crosswind Elementary
831 West Shelton Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-3330
  • Total: 766
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 127
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 129
  • 5th grade: 149
16 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dexter Elementary School
7105 Dexter Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-373-3526
  • Total: 958
  • Kindergarten: 200
  • 1st grade: 185
  • 2nd grade: 212
  • 3rd grade: 181
  • 4th grade: 180
15 to 1 66 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Dexter Middle School
6998 East Raleigh Lagrange Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-373-3134
  • Total: 698
  • 5th grade: 187
  • 6th grade: 180
  • 7th grade: 153
  • 8th grade: 178
16 to 1 43 5th Grade 8th Grade
Dogwood Elementary School
8945 Dogwood Rd
Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2310
  • Total: 653
  • Kindergarten: 80
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 137
  • 4th grade: 114
  • 5th grade: 125
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
E A Harrold Elementary School
4943 West Union Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8165
  • Total: 459
  • Pre-k: 28
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 68
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 69
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
E E Jeter Elementary School
7662 Benjestown Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8170
  • Total: 211
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 25
  • 2nd grade: 36
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 39
13 to 1 16 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Ellendale Elementary School
6950 Dawnhill Rd
Bartlett, TN 38135
901-373-2636
  • Total: 564
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 98
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 110
13 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Farmington Elementary School
2085 Cordes Rd
Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2320
  • Total: 674
  • Kindergarten: 101
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 101
  • 3rd grade: 141
  • 4th grade: 116
  • 5th grade: 110
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Germantown Elementary School
2730 Cross Country Dr
Germantown, TN 38138
901-756-2330
  • Total: 739
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 111
  • 3rd grade: 104
  • 4th grade: 138
  • 5th grade: 136
15 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Highland Oaks Elementary
5252 Annandale Rd
Memphis, TN 38125
901-756-2343
  • Total: 874
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 2nd grade: 174
  • 3rd grade: 224
  • 4th grade: 215
  • 5th grade: 220
14 to 1 65 2nd Grade 5th Grade
Highland Oaks Primary School
5270 Riverdale Rd
Memphis, TN 38125
901-756-5290
  • Total: 397
  • Kindergarten: 203
  • 1st grade: 194
17 to 1 23 Kindergarten 1st Grade
Lakeland Elementary School
10050 Oak Seed Ln
Lakeland, TN 38002
901-867-7071
  • Total: 1,047
  • Kindergarten: 157
  • 1st grade: 156
  • 2nd grade: 188
  • 3rd grade: 168
  • 4th grade: 179
  • 5th grade: 199
15 to 1 70 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lucy Elementary School
6269 Amherst Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8175
  • Total: 612
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 89
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 107
13 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Maconhall Elementary
9800 Macon Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-759-4530
  • Total: 1,066
  • Kindergarten: 171
  • 1st grade: 166
  • 2nd grade: 186
  • 3rd grade: 177
  • 4th grade: 182
  • 5th grade: 184
16 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Millington Elementary School
6445 William Osteen Dr
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8433
  • Total: 650
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 92
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mount Pisgah Middle School
1444 Pisgah Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-756-2386
  • Total: 1,226
  • 5th grade: 184
  • 6th grade: 337
  • 7th grade: 337
  • 8th grade: 368
18 to 1 68 5th Grade 8th Grade
Northhaven Elementary School
5157 North Circlecle Rd
Memphis, TN 38127
901-353-8580
  • Total: 478
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 73
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 83
13 to 1 37 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Oak Elementary School
3573 Oak Rd
Bartlett, TN 38134
901-373-2646
  • Total: 658
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 93
  • 3rd grade: 105
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 140
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rivercrest Elementary School
4825 Rivercrest Ln
Bartlett, TN 37134
901-373-1373
  • Total: 1,040
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 154
  • 1st grade: 171
  • 2nd grade: 158
  • 3rd grade: 176
  • 4th grade: 177
  • 5th grade: 186
15 to 1 68 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Riverdale Elementary School
7391 Neshoba Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
901-756-2300
  • Total: 1,073
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 142
  • 6th grade: 134
  • 7th grade: 122
  • 8th grade: 115
16 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Southwind Elementary School
8155 Meadowvale
Memphis, TN 38125
901-756-2325
  • Total: 1,124
  • Kindergarten: 183
  • 1st grade: 171
  • 2nd grade: 156
  • 3rd grade: 201
  • 4th grade: 190
  • 5th grade: 223
15 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sycamore Elementary School
1155 Sycamore Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-854-8202
  • Total: 802
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 135
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 110
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 144
15 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Tara Oaks Elementary School
600 Harpers Ferry Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-3337
  • Total: 769
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 134
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 151
14 to 1 57 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Shelby County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Appling Middle School
3700 Applaceing Rd
Bartlett, TN 38133
901-373-1410
  • Total: 704
  • 6th grade: 225
  • 7th grade: 238
  • 8th grade: 241
15 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Arlington Middle School
5470 Lamb Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
901-867-1541
  • Total: 1,091
  • 6th grade: 341
  • 7th grade: 366
  • 8th grade: 384
18 to 1 61 6th Grade 8th Grade
Bon Lin Middle School
3862 North Germantown Rd
Bartlett, TN 38133
901-347-1520
  • Total: 541
  • 6th grade: 203
  • 7th grade: 185
  • 8th grade: 153
18 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Collierville Middle School
146 College St
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-3320
  • Total: 892
  • 6th grade: 289
  • 7th grade: 299
  • 8th grade: 304
18 to 1 48 6th Grade 8th Grade
Dexter Middle School
6998 East Raleigh Lagrange Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-373-3134
  • Total: 698
  • 5th grade: 187
  • 6th grade: 180
  • 7th grade: 153
  • 8th grade: 178
16 to 1 43 5th Grade 8th Grade
Elmore Park Middle School
6330 Althorne Rd
Bartlett, TN 38134
901-373-2642
  • Total: 658
  • 6th grade: 223
  • 7th grade: 214
  • 8th grade: 221
17 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade
Germantown Middle School
7925 Cd Smith Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
901-756-2338
  • Total: 769
  • 6th grade: 231
  • 7th grade: 257
  • 8th grade: 281
18 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Houston Middle School
9400 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2366
  • Total: 803
  • 6th grade: 288
  • 7th grade: 266
  • 8th grade: 249
17 to 1 47 6th Grade 8th Grade
Millington Middle School
4964 Cuba Millington Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8130
  • Total: 501
  • 6th grade: 143
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 159
14 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Mount Pisgah Middle School
1444 Pisgah Rd
Cordova, TN 38016
901-756-2386
  • Total: 1,226
  • 5th grade: 184
  • 6th grade: 337
  • 7th grade: 337
  • 8th grade: 368
18 to 1 68 5th Grade 8th Grade
Riverdale Elementary School
7391 Neshoba Rd
Germantown, TN 38138
901-756-2300
  • Total: 1,073
  • Kindergarten: 123
  • 1st grade: 105
  • 2nd grade: 120
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 142
  • 6th grade: 134
  • 7th grade: 122
  • 8th grade: 115
16 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Schilling Farms Middle School
935 South Colberoute St
Collierville, TN 38017
901-854-2345
  • Total: 985
  • 6th grade: 354
  • 7th grade: 299
  • 8th grade: 332
20 to 1 49 6th Grade 8th Grade
Shadowlawn Middle School
4734 Shadowlawn Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
901-373-2654
  • Total: 854
  • 6th grade: 284
  • 7th grade: 299
  • 8th grade: 271
17 to 1 52 6th Grade 8th Grade
Southwind Middle School
7740 Lowrance Rd
Memphis, TN 38125
901-759-3000
  • Total: 1,066
  • 6th grade: 304
  • 7th grade: 399
  • 8th grade: 363
17 to 1 64 6th Grade 8th Grade
Woodstock Middle School
5885 Woodstock Cuba Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-353-8590
  • Total: 547
  • 6th grade: 172
  • 7th grade: 165
  • 8th grade: 210
14 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Shelby County School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Arlington High School
5475 Airline Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
901-867-1541
  • Total: 2,000
  • 9th grade: 592
  • 10th grade: 550
  • 11th grade: 462
  • 12th grade: 396
21 to 1 96 9th Grade 12th Grade
Bartlett High School
5688 Woodlawn
Bartlett, TN 38134
901-373-2620
  • Total: 1,432
  • 9th grade: 488
  • 10th grade: 378
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade: 272
16 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade
Bolton High School
7323 Brunswick Rd
Arlington, TN 38002
901-873-8150
  • Total: 1,873
  • 9th grade: 535
  • 10th grade: 502
  • 11th grade: 409
  • 12th grade: 427
16 to 1 116 9th Grade 12th Grade
Collierville High School
1101 North Byhalia Rd
Collierville, TN 38017
901-853-3310
  • Total: 1,983
  • 9th grade: 501
  • 10th grade: 477
  • 11th grade: 531
  • 12th grade: 474
18 to 1 110 9th Grade 12th Grade
Germantown High School
7653 Old Poplacear Pike
Germantown, TN 38138
901-756-2350
  • Total: 1,677
  • 1st grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 560
  • 10th grade: 437
  • 11th grade: 267
  • 12th grade: 412
17 to 1 99 9th Grade 12th Grade
Houston High School
9755 Wolf River Blvd
Germantown, TN 38139
901-756-2370
  • Total: 1,964
  • 9th grade: 466
  • 10th grade: 439
  • 11th grade: 499
  • 12th grade: 560
18 to 1 107 9th Grade 12th Grade
Millington High School
8057 Wilkinsville Rd
Millington, TN 38053
901-873-8100
  • Total: 1,524
  • 9th grade: 442
  • 10th grade: 415
  • 11th grade: 353
  • 12th grade: 314
17 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade
Southwind High School
7900 East Shelby Dr
Memphis, TN 38125
901-321-2500
  • Total: 1,456
  • 9th grade: 543
  • 10th grade: 517
  • 11th grade: 396
20 to 1 73 9th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $28,776
  • Median family income: $71,754
  • Median male income: $41,966
  • Median female income: $24,702
  • Median income of a renter: $38,716
  • Median income of a home owner: $70,960
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    5,640 7,255 13,205 24,900 19,355

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