New Castle has a general population of 4,862 and an overall student population of 9,650. Approximately 9,650 of New Castle's students are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in New Castle, the largest special education school, by student population, is Wilmington University. Approximately 106 students graduated in 2010 from Wilmington University with credentials in special education.
A total of 111 students graduated with credentials in special education from special education schools in New Castle in 2010. In 2009 tuition at special education schools in New Castle was $9,080 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $750 for special education related books and supplies every year.
Many special education graduates choose to work as special education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Castle, your job prospects are good. There were 1,220 special education professionals working in Delaware and 520 working in the greater New Castle area in 2010. New Castle's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in New Castle is $54,460 per year. This is the same as the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.