West Memphis has a total population of 27,666 and a student population of 4,384. Of these students, 2,192 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
West Memphis's largest teaching school is Mid-South Community College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Teaching program at Mid-South Community College.
A reported 8 students graduated with credentials in teaching in West Memphis in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in West Memphis, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,120.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in West Memphis after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in West Memphis, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 11,010 teachers working in Arkansas and 7,610 working in the greater West Memphis area in 2010. The number of teachers in West Memphis 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 West Memphis is $49,570 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.