Jefferson County Public Schools

Louisville, Kentucky

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Jefferson County Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
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  • 30th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 03/12/2019**
  • $43k

    starting salary

    updated 05/22/2020
  • $87k

    max salary

    updated 05/22/2020
  • 4

    years to tenure

    updated 10/09/2018
  • 177

    days in student
    school year

    updated 04/10/2019
  • 185

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 04/10/2019
  • 97,936


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 6,184


    updated 03/12/2019**
  • 56%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 03/12/2019**

Labor context

updated 03/20/2019
  • District is operating under a current agreement.
  • Collective bargaining is permissible. Teachers may petition for representation but district school boards decide whether or not to engage in collective bargaining.
  • The primary union or professional association is affiliated with NEA.

Student Demographics

updated 03/12/2019**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2016-2017 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.
***Native Populations includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Hawaiian Native students

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