Shepherdstown has a total population of 803 and a student population of 4,256. Of these students, 4,256 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Shepherdstown's largest elementary education school is Shepherd University. Approximately 42 students graduated in 2010 from Shepherd University with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Shepherdstown in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Shepherdstown's elementary education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,562 per year in instate tuition and $23,902 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Shepherdstown. And if you live on campus at one of the Shepherdstown-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,228 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 Shepherdstown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, 1 out of every 0 elementary educators in West Virginia were working in the greater Shepherdstown area. Shepherdstown's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Shepherdstown is $66,610 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.