A database published in Center for Michigan's Bridge Magazine shows how Brighton Area Schools compares with state-wide averages when it comes to teacher education and salary, pupil-teacher ratios and other categories.
The database is part of the magazine's "Building a better teacher" series, which includes articles on teaching in Canada and the state's teacher education and certification process.
Here are some of the numbers for Hartland compared to nearby areas:
Average Teacher Salary Brighton: $64,024 Hartland: $62,344 West Bloomfield: $64,981 Walled Lake: $78,649 Michigan: $62,613
Pupil-Teacher Ratio Brighton: 25 Hartland: 24 West Bloomfield: 23 Walled Lake: 24 Michigan: 23 Teacher Head Count Brighton: 367 Hartland: 297 West Bloomfield: 405 Walled Lake: 877 Michigan: 101,697