With an overall population of 23,462 and a student population of 5,674, approximately 5,674 of Park Forest students attend one of Park Forest's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Park Forest, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Governors State University. In 2010, Governors State University graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 75 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Park Forest in 2010.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Park Forest, your job prospects are good. There were 84,620 elementary educators working in Illinois and 50,600 working in the greater Park Forest area in 2010. Park Forest's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Park Forest is $61,070 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.