Effective date: Sept. 1Length of contract: 3 years Current starting salary: $23,879 Current top of pay scale: $47,758 Percentage pay increases: 3.5 percent first and second year; 3 percent for third year.Number of days in school year: 184 Length of work day: Not to exceed 7 hours. Personal days off allowed per year: 3 Sick days accumulated per year: 15 Maximum accumulation of sick days: 242 Hospitalization premiums paid by district: Single, $275 per month. Family plan, $800 per month. Retirement: District pays an amount equal to 14 percent of each teacher's salary into the state teachers retirement fund. Teachers contribute 9.3 percent of their salary.