With an overall population of 26,443 and a student population of 2,455, approximately 2,455 of Freeport students attend one of Freeport's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Freeport, by student population, is Highland Community College. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Teaching program at Highland Community College.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Freeport in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Freeport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,184.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Freeport after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Freeport, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 teachers in Illinois, 2,310 were working in the greater Freeport area. Freeport's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Freeport is $43,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.