With an overall population of 10,912 and a student population of 5,069, approximately 3,567 of Arkadelphia students attend one of Arkadelphia's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Arkadelphia's largest elementary education school is Henderson State University. In 2010, Henderson State University graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Arkadelphia in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Arkadelphia's elementary education schools was $15,881 per year for instate students and $19,961 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Arkadelphia. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,398 per year, on average, for room and board at Arkadelphia-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Arkadelphia after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Arkadelphia, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 11,010 elementary educators in Arkansas, 1,510 were working in the greater Arkadelphia area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 27% in Arkadelphia. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Arkadelphia is $39,250 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.