With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer teaching programs.
Takoma Park's largest teaching school is Washington Adventist University. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Washington Adventist University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a teaching degree in Takoma Park. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Takoma Park was $19,480 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Takoma Park-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in Maryland were working in the greater Takoma Park area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Takoma Park will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Takoma Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,560 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.