Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

District Financial Reporting

School District Personnel Information

Published: 8/2/2022 3:54 AM

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Here you can find information on school district staffing, certified and classified salaries, job descriptions and National Board Certification Reimbursement. 


ESSER Bonus Payments 

In response to numerous questions as to the permissibility of providing bonuses to staff using ESSER and GEER funds, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has created an ESSER/GEER Use of Funds – Bonus Payments guidance document. The document examines whether bonus/stipend payments are permissible under the federal grants as well as under Kentucky law.

 ESSER Bonus Payments to Staff Guidance 

 
Certified & Classified Staff Data

As of September 15th of each year, local school districts report demographic and salary information on all district personnel.  The Professional Staff Data (PSD) reports include information on employees in positions that require a teaching certificate.  The Classified Staff Data (CSD) reports include information on employees in positions that do not require certification.  School district certified salary schedules, average salaries, and numbers of staff are in tables below:

Kentucky's Minimum Salary Schedules
Average Certified Salaries (1989-2022)
Average Classroom Teacher Salaries (1989-2022)
Certified Salary Schedule (2022)
Certified Staff Ethnic-Gender Count (2020-2022)
Classified Staff Ethnic-Gender Count (2020-2022)
Classroom Teacher Ethnic-Gender Count (2022)
Principal's Ethnic-Gender Count (2022)
School Administrator's Ethnic-Gender Count (2022)
Superintendent's Ethic-Gender ​Count (2022)
Superintendent's Salaries (2001-2022)
Total Certified Staff (FTE) (1​996-2022)
Yearly FTE for Teachers (2002-2022)

For more information contact:
Karen Conway                                        
Division of District Support                       
300 Sower Blvd, 4th Floor                         
Frankfort, KY 40601                                 
Phone: 502-564-3846 x4435              
karen.conway@education.ky.gov               

Krystal Smith
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd, 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3846 x4425
krystal.smith@education.ky.gov


Employee Classified Job Descriptions
Classified job codes and descriptions guide local school districts in defining positions by the level of training and responsibility.

Certified staff job codes information is available at the following Education Professional Standards Board's web site.

Classified Staff Job Codes and Descriptions 

For more information contact:
Krystal Smith
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd, 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3846 x4425
krystal.smith@education.ky.gov

School District Personnel Reporting
As of September 15th of each year, local school districts report demographic and salary information on all district personnel. The information in the reports is drawn from the districts' MUNIS payroll systems. Reports are edited by the Department of Education, and error reports are distributed to local district PSD and CSD contact staff and Department field staff. Below is a guide to resolving errors and a list of district contact staff.

PSD CSD Submission Hints
PSD CSD Download Correction Guide 2022
Frequently Ask Questions Topic - PSD/CSD Reports

For more information contact:
Karen Conway
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd, 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3846 x4435
karen.conway@education.ky.gov

 

Superintendent Compensation
This provides annual superintendent salary and benefit information from the district only. Any retirement of health benefits provided by the state are not included as they are paid for all employees. The Kentucky Department of Education began collection and reporting of this information in the 2014-15 school year.  The collection window is between July 1 and August 31 of each year; however, updates/revisions may be provided by districts at any time.  Initial data will be posted in September of each year, with updates being provided quarterly to display any new or revised information.  
 
A joint news release issued by the State Auditor of Public Accounts and the Department of Education Commissioner calling for superintendent contracts, benefits and evaluations to be more transparent.

Note:
Information listed on this site is submitted by the school district and should be used for informational purposes only.  This data should not be relied on for any other purpose, including retirement calculations, etc.

Superintendent Compensation Survey Information for State 2021-2022

For more information contact:

Ann Culbertson
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd, 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-564-3846 x4438
ann.culbertson@education.ky.gov​

 

 


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