Civic Report No. 42 July 2004


No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively

Table 12. Teacher Salaries and Student "Needs" in New York City Schools
Districts Ranked in Descending Order of Average Teacher Salary

Community

School District

Avg. Teacher Salary

% Passing Reading 2002

DOE Needs Category

Flushing

25

$62,840

59

Low

Bayside Douglaston

26

$62,130

75

Low

Staten Island

31

$60,910

53

Low

Bensonhurst/Coney

21

$58,210

54

Moderate

Lower East Side

1

$57,810

37

High

Forest Hills Jamaica

28

$56,480

51

Low

St Albans/Laurelton

29

$56,100

39

Low

Bay Ridge

20

$55,900

50

Low

Astoria LIC

30

$55,870

47

Moderate

Upper West Side

3

$55,840

47

Moderate

Park Slope/Sunset Pk.

15

$55,430

47

Moderate

Sheepshead Bay

22

$54,880

51

Low

Flatbush Avenue

17

$54,660

34

Moderate

Midtown / East Side

2

$54,620

68

Low

Ozone/Richmond/Rckwy

27

$54,460

36

Moderate

Middle Village

24

$54,320

43

Low

Pelham Park

11

$54,310

35

Moderate

East New York

19

$53,680

27

High

Canarsie

18

$53,630

38

Moderate

Greenpoint/Wmsburgh.

14

$53,560

36

High

East Bronx

8

$53,100

30

Moderate

Wash Heights

6

$53,040

30

High

Bushwick

32

$52,860

34

High

Riverdale/Fordham

10

$52,570

28

High

Bed Stuy

13

$52,570

32

Moderate

West Bronx

9

$52,340

23

High

Harlem

5

$52,120

21

Moderate

Central Bronx

12

$51,550

25

High

East Harlem

4

$51,410

31

High

Ocean Hill

16

$51,370

33

High

South Bronx

7

$51,230

22

High

Brownsville

23

$50,810

28

High

 

 

 

 

 

Average Salary

 

$54,950

 

 

Source: New York State Education Department

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