With an overall population of 6,518 and a student population of 2,239, approximately 2,239 of Pocahontas students attend one of Pocahontas's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Pocahontas, by student population, is Black River Technical College. In 2010, approximately 4 students graduated from the Teaching program at Black River Technical College.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Pocahontas's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Pocahontas, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,752.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,203 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Pocahontas.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Pocahontas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 11,010 teachers in Arkansas, 1,770 were working in the greater Pocahontas area. The number of teachers in Pocahontas is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Pocahontas is $40,410 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.