With an overall population of 35,133 and a student population of 29,308, approximately 28,017 of Lake Worth students attend one of Lake Worth's schools that offer teaching programs.
Palm Beach State College is the largest teaching school in Lake Worth, based on student population. In 2010, Palm Beach State College graduated approximately 2 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a teaching degree in Lake Worth. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Lake Worth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,990.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,750 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Lake Worth after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Lake Worth, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 74,130 teachers in Florida, 6,010 were working in the greater Lake Worth area. Lake Worth's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% 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 Lake Worth is $45,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.