Average Teacher Salary in Preston County Schools

The average teacher salary in Preston County Schools is $37,613.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,800 $16,560 $18,460 $25,360 $35,740 $40,580
Elementary $42,140 $31,670 $36,560 $42,730 $48,310 $52,600
Middle school $42,900 $31,000 $35,060 $43,340 $50,950 $56,050

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General Facts

  • Staff: 630
  • Full time teachers: 347
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 55
  • Instructional Coordinators: 2
  • Elementary Teachers: 129
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 17
  • Pre-K Teachers: 7
  • High School Teachers: 194
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,559

Financial Statistics for Preston County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $6,491,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $28,472,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,850,000
  • Total revenue: $41,813,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $26,667,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $22,584,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $11,650,000
  • Expenditures per student: $27,000
  • Total expenditures: $41,440,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $10,483,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $2,716,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $920,000

Information on Schools within Preston County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Preston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Aurora Elementary
Rr 1 Box 209
Aurora, WV 26705
304-735-3781
  • Total: 109
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 16
  • 1st grade: 10
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 17
  • 4th grade: 14
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 12
11 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Bruceton School
141 Morgantown St
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
304-379-2593
  • Total: 507
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 40
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Fellowsville Elementary
Rr 1 Box 265
Tunnelton, WV 26444
304-892-3866
  • Total: 112
  • Pre-k: 1
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 15
  • 2nd grade: 14
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 19
  • 5th grade: 19
13 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Kingwood Elementary
207 South Price St
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-1034
  • Total: 573
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 88
  • 2nd grade: 79
  • 3rd grade: 85
  • 4th grade: 97
  • 5th grade: 83
15 to 1 39 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rowlesburg School
Rr 1 Box 255
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
304-454-9311
  • Total: 158
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 13
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 10
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 18
13 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Terra Alta/east Preston School
1103 East State Ave
Terra Alta, WV 26764
304-789-2596
  • Total: 428
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 67
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Tunnelton-denver Elementary
Rr 2 Box 118b
Tunnelton, WV 26444
304-568-2292
  • Total: 198
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 29
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 31
14 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Valley Elementary
Route 92
Arthurdale, WV 26520
304-864-3835
  • Total: 477
  • Pre-k: 44
  • Kindergarten: 72
  • 1st grade: 70
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 81
16 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Preston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bruceton School
141 Morgantown St
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
304-379-2593
  • Total: 507
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 41
  • 5th grade: 38
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 40
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Central Preston Middle School
100 East High St
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-0033
  • Total: 287
  • 6th grade: 94
  • 7th grade: 102
  • 8th grade: 91
13 to 1 22 6th Grade 8th Grade
Rowlesburg School
Rr 1 Box 255
Rowlesburg, WV 26425
304-454-9311
  • Total: 158
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 18
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 18
  • 3rd grade: 18
  • 4th grade: 13
  • 5th grade: 14
  • 6th grade: 10
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 18
13 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
South Preston Middle School
Route 26
Tunnelton, WV 26444
304-568-2331
  • Total: 162
  • 6th grade: 48
  • 7th grade: 53
  • 8th grade: 61
11 to 1 14 6th Grade 8th Grade
Terra Alta/east Preston School
1103 East State Ave
Terra Alta, WV 26764
304-789-2596
  • Total: 428
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 26
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 47
  • 6th grade: 47
  • 7th grade: 65
  • 8th grade: 67
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
West Preston Middle School
167 South Main St
Masontown, WV 26542
304-864-5221
  • Total: 230
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 83
  • 8th grade: 72
15 to 1 16 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Preston County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Preston High School
400 Preston Dr
Kingwood, WV 26537
304-329-0400
  • Total: 1,318
  • 9th grade: 395
  • 10th grade: 331
  • 11th grade: 307
  • 12th grade: 285
13 to 1 100 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,596
  • Median family income: $32,904
  • Median male income: $21,871
  • Median female income: $12,493
  • Median income of a renter: $15,394
  • Median income of a home owner: $30,905
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,955 2,230 1,850 1,060 285