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15 Illinois School Districts With the Top-Paid Administrators and Teachers

04/06/2015 04:05 pm ET | Updated Jun 03, 2015

Education in Illinois comes under much scrutiny. But in order to propose effective ideas to make the system better, Illinoisans should know what the current system looks like. Here are 15 Illinois school districts with some of the highest-paid administrators and teachers in the state.

50. Oak Park ESD 97 - $36.29 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 235.2
  • Avg. admin salary:109,442
  • Full-time teachers: 426
  • Avg. teacher salary:71,709

49. Moline-Coal Valley CUSD 40 - $36.31 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 234.1
  • Avg. admin salary:110,246
  • Full-time teachers: 426
  • Avg. teacher salary:66,860

48. Belvidere CUSD 100 - $36.46 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 272.5
  • Avg. admin salary:92,430
  • Full-time teachers: 480
  • Avg. teacher salary:59,247

47. Lake Zurich CUSD 95 - $36.48 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 183.4
  • Avg. admin salary:104,094
  • Full-time teachers: 389
  • Avg. teacher salary:70,074

46. Bremen CHSD 228 - $36.71 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 107.9
  • Avg. admin salary:123,797
  • Full-time teachers: 283
  • Avg. teacher salary:93,350

45. Batavia USD 101 - $36.71 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 178.5
  • Avg. admin salary:103,131
  • Full-time teachers: 375
  • Avg. teacher salary:73,762

44. Twp HSD 113 - $37.63 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 99.9
  • Avg. admin salary:152,534
  • Full-time teachers: 261
  • Avg. teacher salary:109,903

43. Round Lake CUSD 116 - $38.03 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 186.4
  • Avg. admin salary:92,595
  • Full-time teachers: 442
  • Avg. teacher salary:63,267

42. Thornton Twp HSD 205 - $38.25 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 121.8
  • Avg. admin salary:98,337
  • Full-time teachers: 390
  • Avg. teacher salary:75,376

41. Crystal Lake CCSD 47 - $38.46 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 213.6
  • Avg. admin salary:102,161
  • Full-time teachers: 532
  • Avg. teacher salary:55,064

40. CHSD 99 - $39.57 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 112.2
  • Avg. admin salary:115,460
  • Full-time teachers: 324
  • Avg. teacher salary:85,351

39. Cons SD 158 - $39.66 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 234.8
  • Avg. admin salary:83,929
  • Full-time teachers: 535
  • Avg. teacher salary:54,109

38. CHSD 155 - $40.54 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 128.7
  • Avg. admin salary:116,014
  • Full-time teachers: 393
  • Avg. teacher salary:78,963

37. CHSD 218 - $41.79 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 130.9
  • Avg. admin salary:116,772
  • Full-time teachers: 374
  • Avg. teacher salary:81,157

36. Lincoln Way CHSD 210 - $41.87 million

  • Student-admin ratio: 262.3
  • Avg. admin salary:124,345
  • Full-time teachers: 411
  • Avg. teacher salary:85,427

See the 35 Illinois school districts with the top-paid teachers and administrators at Reboot Illinois.

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