Skokie has a total population of 63,348 and a student population of 3,462. Of these students, 450 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.
The largest special education school in Skokie, by student population, is Hebrew Theological College. In 2010, Hebrew Theological College graduated approximately 0 students from its special education program.
If you decide to attend a special education school in Skokie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,335.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for special education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Skokie-based special education schools, you will have an added expense of $9,220 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,250.
If you plan on staying in Skokie after graduating from special education school, you should know that job prospects for special education professionals in Skokie, which is the most popular special education profession, are good. In 2010, of the 10,440 special education professionals in Illinois, 5,010 were working in the greater Skokie area. The number of special education professionals in Skokie is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Skokie is $56,890 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for special education professionals.