The top 50 highest paid teachers in Frankfort CCSD 157C each earned more than $74,000 in total compensation in 2015, according to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
The amount reflects teachers' full adjusted pay -- a calculation that includes benefits and all pension contributions by taxpayers for each teacher, and reflects a full year of work instead of the nine months teachers actually worked.
Records show that in 2015, Barbara Campbell, a teacher at Grand Prairie Elementary School at 10482 Nebraska St., received $120,894.28, the highest full adjusted pay among all teachers in the district.
Included in that amount was $20,782.52 in taxpayer-funded benefits, $10,386.87 in retirement benefits, and $10,395.65 in other benefits.
Overall, the total amount Frankfort CCSD 157C spent on its 50 highest-paid teachers in 2015 was $4,155,148.66.
Frankfort CCSD 157C had 158 teachers in 2015.
According to the United States Census Bureau's 2015 Census American Community Survey, the median household income for Illinois was $57,444 in 2015.
ISBE is responsible for administering public education in Illinois and consists of nine board members appointed by the governor and approved by the Senate.