Average Teacher Salary in Putnam County Schools

The average teacher salary in Putnam County Schools is $38,960.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $24,290 $16,030 $17,550 $20,700 $29,690 $37,240
Kindergarten $44,810 $35,670 $40,210 $44,930 $49,980 $54,620
Elementary $44,380 $34,930 $39,880 $44,850 $49,650 $53,550
High school $42,360 $30,160 $35,940 $43,850 $49,690 $53,260

How to Become a Teacher in Putnam County Schools

To learn how to become a teacher in the Putnam County Schools, read our how to become a teacher in West Virginia article. For average salary information, read our average teacher salary in West Virginia article.

General Facts

  • Staff: 1,179
  • Full time teachers: 647
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 15 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 105
  • Instructional Coordinators: 6
  • Elementary Teachers: 247
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 35
  • Pre-K Teachers: 5
  • High School Teachers: 361
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 9,341

Financial Statistics for Putnam County Schools

Revenue

  • Revenue from local sources: $31,219,000
  • Revenue from state sources: $49,603,000
  • Revenue from federal sources: $6,247,000
  • Total revenue: $87,069,000

Expenses

  • Expenditures on instruction: $51,157,000
  • Expenditures on teacher salary: $48,700,000
  • Expenditures on teacher benefits: $24,875,000
  • Expenditures per student: $551,000
  • Total expenditures: $92,378,000

Breakdown of Teacher Salary Expenses

  • Teacher salary expenses on regular education: $19,682,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on special education: $5,446,000
  • Teacher salary expenses on vocational education: $2,026,000

Information on Schools within Putnam County Schools

Elementary Schools within the Putnam County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buffalo Elementary School
Rt. 2 Box 93
Buffalo, WV 25033
304-937-2651
  • Total: 254
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 36
  • 1st grade: 27
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 35
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 39
18 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Confidence Elementary
Hc-63 Box 163
Red House, WV 25168
304-586-2041
  • Total: 181
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 28
  • 1st grade: 32
  • 2nd grade: 24
  • 3rd grade: 23
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 31
15 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Conner Street Elementary
445 Conner St
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-562-9351
  • Total: 417
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 55
21 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Eastbrook Elementary School
1600 Bills Creek Rd
Winfield, WV 25213
304-755-9835
  • Total: 263
  • Pre-k: 25
  • Kindergarten: 41
  • 1st grade: 47
  • 2nd grade: 32
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 51
18 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
George Washington Elementary School
Eleanor Circlecle
Eleanor, WV 25070
304-586-2184
  • Total: 226
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 46
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 39
  • 4th grade: 36
  • 5th grade: 18
15 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hometown Elementary
Route 62
Hometown, WV 25109
304-586-2395
  • Total: 105
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 13
  • 1st grade: 14
  • 2nd grade: 14
  • 3rd grade: 10
  • 4th grade: 21
  • 5th grade: 14
12 to 1 9 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hurricane Town Elementary
300 Harbour Ln
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-562-3610
  • Total: 384
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 53
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 64
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 50
20 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lakeside Elementary
2550 Us Route 60
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-562-3630
  • Total: 290
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 37
  • 1st grade: 44
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 51
16 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mountain View Elementary School
3967 Teays Valley Rd
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-757-6711
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 75
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Poca Elementary
Route 62
Poca, WV 25159
304-755-7561
  • Total: 332
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 47
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 53
18 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Rock Branch Elementary
4616 1st Ave
Nitro, WV 25143
304-755-1443
  • Total: 252
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 33
  • 5th grade: 25
19 to 1 13 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Scott Teays Elementary
4308 Teays Valley Rd
Scott Depot, WV 25560
304-757-7279
  • Total: 376
  • Kindergarten: 59
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 56
19 to 1 20 Kindergarten 5th Grade
West Teays Elementary
3676 Teays Valley Rd
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-757-6711
  • Total: 498
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 84
  • 2nd grade: 90
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 82
17 to 1 30 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Winfield Elementary
2 Wall St
Winfield, WV 25213
304-586-2565
  • Total: 538
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 95
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Putnam County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
George Washington Middle School
Route 62 Roosevelt Blvd / Elea
Eleanor, WV 25070
304-586-2875
  • Total: 307
  • 6th grade: 82
  • 7th grade: 115
  • 8th grade: 110
12 to 1 25 6th Grade 8th Grade
Hurricane Middle
518 Midland Trail
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-562-9271
  • Total: 851
  • 6th grade: 257
  • 7th grade: 279
  • 8th grade: 315
15 to 1 56 6th Grade 8th Grade
Poca Middle School
Route 62 South
Poca, WV 25159
304-755-7343
  • Total: 328
  • 6th grade: 104
  • 7th grade: 104
  • 8th grade: 120
11 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Winfield Middle School
3280 Winfield Rd
Winfield, WV 25213
304-586-3072
  • Total: 609
  • 6th grade: 203
  • 7th grade: 213
  • 8th grade: 193
15 to 1 40 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Putnam County Schools

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Buffalo High School
3317 Buffalo Rd
Buffalo, WV 25033
304-937-2661
  • Total: 276
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 60
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade: 84
13 to 1 22 9th Grade 12th Grade
Hurricane High School
3350 Teays Valley Rd
Hurricane, WV 25526
304-562-3991
  • Total: 1,078
  • 9th grade: 324
  • 10th grade: 289
  • 11th grade: 236
  • 12th grade: 229
16 to 1 68 9th Grade 12th Grade
Poca High School
Rt. 1 Box 5b
Poca, WV 25159
304-755-5001
  • Total: 531
  • 9th grade: 146
  • 10th grade: 141
  • 11th grade: 128
  • 12th grade: 116
13 to 1 40 9th Grade 12th Grade
Winfield High School
3022 Winfield Rd
Winfield, WV 25213
304-586-3279
  • Total: 803
  • 9th grade: 194
  • 10th grade: 225
  • 11th grade: 191
  • 12th grade: 193
14 to 1 57 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $20,471
  • Median family income: $48,674
  • Median male income: $32,673
  • Median female income: $17,085
  • Median income of a renter: $23,639
  • Median income of a home owner: $45,891
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    2,995 2,995 3,555 3,895 1,890