Average Teacher Salary in Merkel Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Merkel Independent School District is $39,470.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,740 $14,500 $15,660 $19,320 $35,000 $42,510
Kindergarten $41,530 $32,890 $36,080 $40,860 $47,960 $53,290
Elementary $43,170 $32,990 $36,940 $43,220 $49,730 $55,990
Middle school $44,510 $33,120 $37,480 $44,250 $51,770 $59,760
High school $43,400 $32,210 $36,370 $42,640 $50,340 $58,860

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General Facts

  • Staff: 220
  • Full time teachers: 112
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 7 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 35
  • Instructional Coordinators: 1
  • Elementary Teachers: 45
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 7
  • Pre-K Teachers: 3
  • High School Teachers: 44
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 1,148

Financial Statistics for Merkel Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $5,151,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $6,911,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $698,000
  • Total revenue: $12,760,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $6,977,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $7,546,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $1,164,000
  • Expenditures per student: not available
  • Total expenditures: $12,070,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $0
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $0

Information on Schools within Merkel Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Merkel Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Merkel El
1602 South 5th
Merkel, TX 79536
325-928-4795
  • Total: 273
  • Pre-k: 63
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 62
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
Merkel Intermediate
1601 South 3rd
Merkel, TX 79536
325-928-5464
  • Total: 102
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 51
10 to 1 10 4th Grade 5th Grade
Tye El
129 Concho St
Tye, TX 79563
325-692-3809
  • Total: 183
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 31
8 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Merkel Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Merkel Middle
S 3rd And Ash St
Merkel, TX 79536
325-928-5521
  • Total: 225
  • 6th grade: 73
  • 7th grade: 77
  • 8th grade: 75
9 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Merkel Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Merkel High School
2000 South 7th St
Merkel, TX 79536
325-928-4667
  • Total: 334
  • 9th grade: 88
  • 10th grade: 79
  • 11th grade: 81
  • 12th grade: 86
10 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Merkel Independent School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Hobbs Alter Education Co-op
Fm 1614 And Fm 611
Hobbs, TX 79546
325-735-2850
  • Total: 31
  • 9th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,656
  • Median family income: $35,676
  • Median male income: $21,293
  • Median female income: $13,495
  • Median income of a renter: $22,283
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,375
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    475 540 400 295 95

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