Bentonville School Board close to adopting pay raise

Posted: October 8, 2017 at 1:04 a.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Amy Holland, teacher at Central Park Elementary School in Bentonville, helps students Tuesday write a report on about their bubble-blowing research.

Raises likely are coming to the School District's employees this year in the form of a 2.25 percent increase to their salary schedules.

How salaries compare

For Northwest Arkansas’ five biggest school districts, here are the 2017-18 starting salaries for teachers with only a bachelor’s degree. Bentonville’s figure is pending official approval by the School Board later this month.

• Springdale: $47,266

• Bentonville: $45,714

• Fayetteville: $45,310

• Rogers: $44,750^

• Siloam Springs: $40,000

^- Rogers, in addition to this, is giving a $1,000 bonus this year.

Source: Staff report

This story is only available from our archives.