With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer special education programs.
Of the 1 special education schools in Palos Heights, the largest special education school, by student population, is Trinity Christian College. In 2010, Trinity Christian College graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in special education.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in special education in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to attend a special education school in Palos Heights, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $20,959.
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 special education program in Palos Heights. And if you live on campus at one of the Palos Heights-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a special education professional in Palos Heights, your job prospects are good. There were 10,440 special education professionals working in Illinois and 5,010 working in the greater Palos Heights area in 2010. Palos Heights's special education professional workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
As a special education professional in Palos Heights, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,890 per year. This is higher than the average salary for special education professionals in the state.