Scotts Valley Unified School District Salary Comparison

Here are some interesting numbers from the latest (2008-2009) School Accountability Report Card (SARC), notice on average Scotts Valley Unified School District (SVUSD) pays less in all categories. Also notice SVUSD spends a greater percent of its budget on salaries yet on average they’re still lower than other similar districts. The following information is directly quoted from the SARC Report:

Teacher and Administrative Salaries (Fiscal Year 2008-09) 

This table displays district salaries for teachers, principals, and superintendents, and compares these figures to the state averages for districts of the same type and size. The table also displays teacher and administrative salaries as a percent of a district’s budget, and compares these figures to the state averages for districts of the same type and size based on the salary schedule. Detailed information regarding salaries may be found on the CDE Certificated Salaries & Benefits Web page.

Category District Amount State Average for Districts in Same Category
Beginning Teacher Salary $37,179 $38,941
Mid-Range Teacher Salary $54,665 $59,686
Highest Teacher Salary $71,827 $77,828
Average Principal Salary (Elementary) $92,517 $94,258
Average Principal Salary (Middle) $95,255 $98,271
Average Principal Salary (High) $98,634 $104,869
Superintendent Salary $139,277 $142,247
Percent of Budget for Teacher Salaries 39.30% 38.20%
Percent of Budget for Administrative Salaries 5.90% 5.90%