Fort Scott has a total population of 8,297 and a student population of 2,017. Of these students, 2,017 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Fort Scott Community College is the largest teaching school in Fort Scott, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Teaching program at Fort Scott Community College.
Tuition in 2009 at Fort Scott's teaching schools was $11,364 per year for instate students and $13,044 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,120 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,870.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Fort Scott, your job prospects are good. There were 17,840 teachers working in Kansas and 5,750 working in the greater Fort Scott area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Fort Scott will increase by 20% 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 Fort Scott is $39,890 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for teachers.