Davenport has a total population of 98,359 and a student population of 85,822. Of these students, 3,729 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Davenport, by student population, is Saint Ambrose University. In 2010, Saint Ambrose University graduated approximately 32 students with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Davenport's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Davenport was $22,590 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Davenport-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $8,255 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Davenport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 12 elementary educators in Iowa were working in the greater Davenport area. The number of elementary educators in Davenport is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Davenport, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,310 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.