Washington State School Salaries: 2011-2012

This data site contains personnel information, including salaries, for public school districts in the State of Washington. Data was provided to The Spokesman-Review by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction in response to a public records request. More information regarding this database can be found here.

Bellingham School District

  • Enrollment, 2010-2011 (pre-K thru 12th): 10,929
  • Total Salary: $38,763,032.00
  • Average Salary: $31,085.03
See all 1,247 employees › Highest paid individuals, 2011-2012
PersonSalaryBonuses/StipendsInsurance BenefitsTotal Comp.
Gregory W Baker


Thomas A Venable

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

Ron Mitchell Cowan

Deputy/Assist. Supt.

Phyllis May Textor

Secondary Principal, Sehome High School

Steven Luis Clarke

Other District Admin.

Nora M Klewiada

Other District Admin.

Keith Schacht

Secondary Principal, Squalicum High School

Jeffrey L Vaughn

Secondary Principal, Bellingham High School

Jeffrey Lynn Coulter

Elementary Principal

Michelle C Kuss

Secondary Principal, Fairhaven Middle School



  • Insurance benefits includes $768/month for school district certificated employee health benefits or $9,216/year. Certified employees include teachers, counselors and librarians. Classified employees are funded at 1.152 times that amount or $884.74/month ($10,616.83/year). Benefits are allocated by the State of Washington. [1][2]
  • All figures submitted by school districts are preliminary. Final numbers are due to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction in September.
  • View the FAQ page for more information regarding this database.

Credits: Mike Tigas, Jody Lawrence-Turner
Data: State of Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
More Information: view the FAQ

Salaries for public school employees are considered “public record,” in accordance with Washington State’s Public Records act, RCW 42.56. An exception is made in the case of victims of domestic violence. Please contact the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction for more information.