There are 2 elementary education schools in Lexington, Kentucky. With an overall population of 260,512 and a student population of 46,606, approximately 27,387 of Lexington students attend one of Lexington's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Lexington, by student population, is University of Kentucky. In 2010, University of Kentucky graduated approximately 99 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 103 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Lexington in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,791 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lexington elementary education schools was an average of $32,069 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,447 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,106.
If you plan on staying in Lexington after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in Lexington, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 18,790 elementary educators in Kentucky, 2,150 were working in the greater Lexington area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 17% in Lexington. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Lexington is $48,130 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.