With an overall population of 63,348 and a student population of 3,462, approximately 450 of Skokie students attend one of Skokie's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Skokie, by student population, is Hebrew Theological College. In 2010, Hebrew Theological College graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in teaching.
If you decide to attend a teaching school in Skokie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $17,335.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Skokie. And if you live on campus at one of the Skokie-based teaching 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 teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Skokie, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, of the 84,620 teachers in Illinois, 50,600 were working in the greater Skokie area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 16% in Skokie. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Skokie, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,070 per year. This is higher than the average salary for teachers in the state.