Average Teacher Salary in Federal Way School District

The average teacher salary in Federal Way School District is $51,004.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $29,529 $20,613 $23,067 $27,322 $33,984 $42,860
Kindergarten $52,263 $35,663 $42,541 $51,907 $62,444 $71,050
Elementary $56,872 $40,060 $46,961 $57,001 $67,276 $75,640
Middle school $57,650 $40,846 $48,080 $57,763 $67,820 $76,476
High school $58,709 $41,689 $48,757 $58,776 $69,296 $78,595

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,219
  • Full time teachers: 1,190
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 201
  • Instructional Coordinators: 7
  • Elementary Teachers: 541
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 51
  • Pre-K Teachers: 0
  • High School Teachers: 582
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 22,570

Financial Statistics for Federal Way School District

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $56,820,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $128,151,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $14,561,000
  • Total revenue: $199,532,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $109,459,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $114,358,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $36,410,000
  • Expenditures per student: $347,000
  • Total expenditures: $187,836,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $49,808,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $4,856,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,546,000

Information on Schools within Federal Way School District

Elementary Schools within the Federal Way School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Adelaide Elementary School
1635 SW 304th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-2300
  • Total: 402
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 77
19 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Brigadoon Elementary School
3601 SW 336th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-2400
  • Total: 343
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 57
  • 5th grade: 54
18 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Camelot Elementary School
4041 South 298th
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-2500
  • Total: 335
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 35
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 61
16 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Enterprise Elementary School
35101 5th Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-2600
  • Total: 458
  • Pre-k: 6
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 81
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 84
  • 5th grade: 64
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Green Gables Elementary School
32607 47th Ave SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-2700
  • Total: 395
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 60
20 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Illahee Middle School
36001 1st Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-4600
  • Total: 853
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 268
  • 7th grade: 246
  • 8th grade: 288
  • 9th grade: 1
19 to 1 45 5th Grade 8th Grade
Lake Dolloff Elementary School
4200 South 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-2800
  • Total: 446
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 87
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 99
  • 5th grade: 78
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Grove Elementary School
303 SW 308th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
254-945-2900
  • Total: 424
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 79
17 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lakeland Elementary School
35675 32nd Av South
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-3000
  • Total: 379
  • Kindergarten: 61
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 67
  • 5th grade: 66
18 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mark Twain Elementary School
2450 South Star Lake Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3100
  • Total: 459
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 79
17 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Meredith Hill Elementary School
5830 South 300th St
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-3200
  • Total: 441
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 73
  • 3rd grade: 64
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 82
19 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mirror Lake Elementary School
625 South 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3300
  • Total: 430
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 79
18 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Nautilus Elementary School
1000 South 289th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3400
  • Total: 451
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 29
22 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Olympic View Elementary School
504 NE 95 St
Seattle, WA 98115
206-252-5500
  • Total: 461
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 70
  • 5th grade: 67
21 to 1 22 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Panther Lake Elementary School
20831 108th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98031
253-373-7470
  • Total: 517
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 47
20 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Rainier View Elementary School
3015 South 368th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3700
  • Total: 362
  • Pre-k: 9
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 58
  • 2nd grade: 52
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 53
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sherwood Forest Elementary School
34600 12th Av SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-3800
  • Total: 556
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 124
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 90
20 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Silver Lake Elementary School
1310 SW 325th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-3900
  • Total: 440
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 68
  • 4th grade: 92
  • 5th grade: 83
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Star Lake Elementary School
4014 South 270th
Kent, WA 98031
253-945-4000
  • Total: 468
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 81
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 85
20 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Sunnycrest Elementary School
24629 42nd Av South
Kent, WA 98032
253-945-4100
  • Total: 391
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 55
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 66
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 70
15 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Twin Lakes Elementary School
4400 SW 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-4200
  • Total: 363
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 55
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Valhalla Elementary School
27847 42nd Av South
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-4300
  • Total: 505
  • Kindergarten: 86
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 99
18 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Wildwood Elementary School
2405 South 300th St
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-4400
  • Total: 474
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 85
  • 5th grade: 77
16 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Woodmont Elementary School
26454 16th Av South
Des Moines, WA 98198
253-945-4500
  • Total: 406
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 60
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 63
  • 6th grade: 26
  • 7th grade: 22
19 to 1 21 Kindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Federal Way School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Federal Way Public Academy
34620 9th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3270
  • Total: 300
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 88
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 27
23 to 1 13 6th Grade 10th Grade
Illahee Middle School
36001 1st Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-4600
  • Total: 853
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 268
  • 7th grade: 246
  • 8th grade: 288
  • 9th grade: 1
19 to 1 45 5th Grade 8th Grade
Kilo Middle School
4400 South 308th St
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-4700
  • Total: 715
  • 6th grade: 198
  • 7th grade: 257
  • 8th grade: 260
18 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lakota Middle School
1415 SW 314th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-4800
  • Total: 722
  • 6th grade: 239
  • 7th grade: 252
  • 8th grade: 231
17 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sacajawea Middle School
1101 South Dash Point Rd
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-4900
  • Total: 708
  • 7th grade: 375
  • 8th grade: 389
17 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
Saghalie Middle School
33914 19th Av SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-5000
  • Total: 571
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 184
  • 8th grade: 196
16 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sequoyah Middle School
3425 South 360th St
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-2000
  • Total: 643
  • 6th grade: 206
  • 7th grade: 217
  • 8th grade: 220
18 to 1 35 6th Grade 8th Grade
Technology Access Foundation Academy
26630 40th Ave South
Kent, WA 98032
253-945-5187
  • Total: 124
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 27
not available not available 6th Grade 11th Grade
Totem Middle School
26630 40th Ave South
Kent, WA 98031
253-945-5100
  • Total: 595
  • 6th grade: 186
  • 7th grade: 187
  • 8th grade: 222
14 to 1 42 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Federal Way School District

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Decatur High School
2800 SW 320th St
Federal Way, WA 98023
253-945-5200
  • Total: 1,538
  • 9th grade: 553
  • 10th grade: 406
  • 11th grade: 331
  • 12th grade: 248
22 to 1 69 9th Grade 12th Grade
Federal Way Public Academy
34620 9th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-3270
  • Total: 300
  • 6th grade: 64
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 88
  • 9th grade: 57
  • 10th grade: 27
23 to 1 13 6th Grade 10th Grade
Federal Way Runnint Start Home School
31405 18th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-2071
  • Total: 14
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade: 5
not available not available 11th Grade 12th Grade
Federal Way Senior High School
30611 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-5400
  • Total: 1,528
  • 9th grade: 526
  • 10th grade: 401
  • 11th grade: 360
  • 12th grade: 241
19 to 1 81 9th Grade 12th Grade
H. South Truman High School
31455 28th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-5800
  • Total: 121
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 39
  • 12th grade: 7
13 to 1 10 9th Grade 12th Grade
Technology Access Foundation Academy
26630 40th Ave South
Kent, WA 98032
253-945-5187
  • Total: 124
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 9th grade: 27
not available not available 6th Grade 11th Grade
Thomas Jefferson High School
4248 South 288th St
Auburn, WA 98001
253-945-5600
  • Total: 2,072
  • 9th grade: 656
  • 10th grade: 530
  • 11th grade: 501
  • 12th grade: 385
24 to 1 87 9th Grade 12th Grade
Todd Beamer High School
35999 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-2570
  • Total: 1,762
  • 9th grade: 439
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 451
  • 12th grade: 402
22 to 1 80 9th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Federal Way School District (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Birth To Three Development Center
35535 6th Place SW
Federal Way, WA 98023
206-433-2217
  • Total: 5
  • Pre-k: 5
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Children's Therapy Center
10811 SE Kent Kanlgey Rd
Kent, WA 98030
206-433-2217
  • Total: 60
  • Pre-k: 14
not available not available Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Employment Transition Program
30611 16th Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-2084
  • Total: 50
  • 12th grade: 50
not available not available 9th Grade 12th Grade
Internet Academy
32020 1st Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-2230
  • Total: 225
  • Kindergarten: 2
  • 1st grade: 7
  • 2nd grade: 6
  • 3rd grade: 4
  • 4th grade: 5
  • 5th grade: 6
  • 6th grade: 4
  • 7th grade: 13
  • 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade: 18
not available not available Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Merit School
36001 1st Av South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-5860
  • Total: 12
  • 7th grade: 1
  • 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 1
6 to 1 2 6th Grade 12th Grade
Support School
31405 18th Ave South
Federal Way, WA 98003
253-945-2084
  • Total: 46
  • Pre-k: 22
  • Kindergarten: 1
  • 1st grade: 2
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 1
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade: 1
not available not available Prekindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $23,060
  • Median family income: $58,271
  • Median male income: $36,358
  • Median female income: $22,790
  • Median income of a renter: $34,640
  • Median income of a home owner: $64,223
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,630 4,715 7,220 10,115 5,370