Average Teacher Salary in Waco Independent School District

The average teacher salary in Waco Independent School District is $39,978.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,375 $14,845 $16,310 $22,822 $38,012 $46,713
Kindergarten $43,105 $34,365 $37,800 $43,168 $48,736 $52,958
Elementary $41,229 $30,452 $35,675 $41,110 $47,604 $52,643
Middle school $43,372 $34,432 $37,907 $42,931 $48,855 $53,818
High school $44,812 $34,485 $38,253 $44,154 $51,138 $57,946

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,101
  • Full time teachers: 1,049
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 204
  • Instructional Coordinators: 17
  • Elementary Teachers: 450
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 81
  • Pre-K Teachers: 44
  • High School Teachers: 385
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 15,877

Financial Statistics for Waco Independent School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $52,261,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $59,164,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $22,594,000
  • Total revenue: $134,019,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $70,044,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $79,866,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $14,031,000
  • Expenditures per student: $2,742,000
  • Total expenditures: $132,633,000

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 Waco Independent School District

Elementary Schools within the Waco Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alta Vista Montessori Magnet
3637 Alta Vista Dr
Waco, TX 76706
254-662-3050
  • Total: 487
  • Pre-k: 143
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 19
16 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Bell's Hill El
2125 Cleveland Ave
Waco, TX 76706
254-754-4171
  • Total: 499
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 78
15 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Brook Avenue El School
720 Brook Ave
Waco, TX 76708
254-750-3562
  • Total: 337
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 61
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 47
15 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cedar Ridge El
2115 Meridian Ave
Waco, TX 76708
254-756-1241
  • Total: 588
  • Kindergarten: 104
  • 1st grade: 110
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 81
16 to 1 36 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Crestview El
1317 Old Jacksboro Rd
Graham, TX 76450
940-549-6023
  • Total: 579
  • Pre-k: 196
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 82
  • 5th grade: 86
14 to 1 42 1st Grade 3rd Grade
Dean-highland El
1800 North 33rd St
Waco, TX 76707
254-752-3751
  • Total: 379
  • Pre-k: 3
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 84
  • 4th grade: 42
  • 5th grade: 69
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Doris Miller El
2401 J J Flewellen Rd
Waco, TX 76704
254-412-7900
  • Total: 344
  • Pre-k: 100
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 45
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 41
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hillcrest Professional Devel
4225 Pine Ave
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-4286
  • Total: 281
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 43
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 43
15 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
J High Hines El
301 Garrison
Waco, TX 76704
254-753-1362
  • Total: 286
  • Pre-k: 43
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 47
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kendrick El
1801 Kendrick Ln
Waco, TX 76711
254-752-3316
  • Total: 413
  • Kindergarten: 56
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 86
  • 3rd grade: 67
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 66
15 to 1 27 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Waco Montessori Magnet
3005 Edna
Waco, TX 76708
254-752-5951
  • Total: 312
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 30
  • 6th grade: 17
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 8
12 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Meadowbrook El
4330 Meadowbrook Dr
Fort Worth, TX 76103
817-815-4900
  • Total: 851
  • Pre-k: 64
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 138
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 120
  • 5th grade: 141
18 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mountainview El
5901 Bishop St
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-2520
  • Total: 484
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 71
17 to 1 29 Kindergarten 5th Grade
North Waco El
2015 Alexander
Waco, TX 76708
254-753-2423
  • Total: 513
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 97
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 77
15 to 1 35 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Parkdale El
6400 Edmond
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-2170
  • Total: 475
  • Pre-k: 67
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 51
  • 5th grade: 50
15 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Provident Heights El
2415 Bosque Blvd
Waco, TX 76707
254-750-3930
  • Total: 408
  • Pre-k: 2
  • Kindergarten: 82
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 67
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 52
16 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
South Waco El
2104 Gurley Ln
Waco, TX 76706
254-753-6802
  • Total: 649
  • Pre-k: 207
  • Kindergarten: 85
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 72
17 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sul Ross El
901 South 7th St
Waco, TX 76706
254-753-3541
  • Total: 358
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 55
15 to 1 23 Kindergarten 5th Grade
University High School
2600 Bagby
Waco, TX 76711
254-756-1843
  • Total: 1,181
  • Pre-k: 16
  • 9th grade: 346
  • 10th grade: 297
  • 11th grade: 262
  • 12th grade: 260
15 to 1 79 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Viking Hills El
7200 Viking Dr
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-2341
  • Total: 354
  • Pre-k: 81
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 46
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 40
14 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
West Avenue El
501 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
254-750-3900
  • Total: 353
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 44
  • 5th grade: 46
16 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Waco Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Brazos Middle
2415 Cumberland Dr
Waco, TX 76707
254-754-5491
  • Total: 393
  • 6th grade: 155
  • 7th grade: 105
  • 8th grade: 133
14 to 1 29 6th Grade 8th Grade
Carver Academy
1601 J J Flewellen Rd
Waco, TX 76704
254-757-0787
  • Total: 517
  • 6th grade: 172
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 187
13 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Cesar Chavez Middle School
700 South 15th St
Waco, TX 76706
254-755-9420
  • Total: 496
  • 6th grade: 171
  • 7th grade: 168
  • 8th grade: 157
15 to 1 33 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lake Air Middle
4601 Cobbs Dr
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-1910
  • Total: 557
  • 6th grade: 190
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 209
15 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Tennyson Middle
6100 Tennyson Dr
Waco, TX 76710
254-772-1440
  • Total: 498
  • 6th grade: 129
  • 7th grade: 183
  • 8th grade: 186
13 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
University Middle
1820 Irving Lee St
Waco, TX 76711
254-753-1533
  • Total: 516
  • 6th grade: 153
  • 7th grade: 165
  • 8th grade: 198
17 to 1 30 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Waco Independent School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
A J Moore Academy
501 Franklin
Waco, TX 76701
254-753-6486
  • Total: 682
  • 9th grade: 174
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 192
  • 12th grade: 186
14 to 1 49 9th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Waco Montessori Magnet
3005 Edna
Waco, TX 76708
254-752-5951
  • Total: 312
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 24
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 37
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 30
  • 6th grade: 17
  • 7th grade: 16
  • 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 8
12 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
University High School
2600 Bagby
Waco, TX 76711
254-756-1843
  • Total: 1,181
  • Pre-k: 16
  • 9th grade: 346
  • 10th grade: 297
  • 11th grade: 262
  • 12th grade: 260
15 to 1 79 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Waco High School
2020 North 42nd St
Waco, TX 76710
254-776-1150
  • Total: 1,857
  • 9th grade: 680
  • 10th grade: 420
  • 11th grade: 439
  • 12th grade: 318
15 to 1 124 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Challence Academy
1200 Clifton Rd
Waco, TX 76704
245-754-0803
  • Total: 18
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 5
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 1
  • 11th grade: 1
3 to 1 7 4th Grade 11th Grade
J J A E P
501 Franklin Ave
Waco, TX 76701
254-755-9420
  • Total: 22
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 4
6 to 1 4 7th Grade 10th Grade
Stars High School
3320 West Waco Dr
Waco, TX 76710
254-750-3922
  • Total: 95
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade: 54
19 to 1 5 9th Grade 12th Grade
Waco Isd Alternative School)
805 South 8th St
Waco, TX 76706
254-757-3829
  • Total: 95
  • 6th grade: 21
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 6
6 to 1 16 6th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,969
  • Median family income: $32,147
  • Median male income: $17,513
  • Median female income: $11,739
  • Median income of a renter: $16,805
  • Median income of a home owner: $34,977
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    8,445 5,240 4,055 3,060 1,455

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