Fort Kent has a general population of 1,978 and an overall student population of 1,126. Approximately 1,126 of Fort Kent's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Fort Kent, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is University of Maine at Fort Kent. In 2010, University of Maine at Fort Kent graduated approximately 42 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 42 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Fort Kent in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Fort Kent's elementary education schools was $17,483 per year for instate students and $26,633 per year for out of state students.
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 Fort Kent. And if you live on campus at one of the Fort Kent-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $3,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,903.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fort Kent, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 1,710 elementary educators in Maine, 290 were working in the greater Fort Kent area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 6% in Fort Kent. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Fort Kent is $36,650 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.