With an overall population of 6,551 and a student population of 8,810, approximately 8,810 of La Plata students attend one of La Plata's schools that offer elementary education programs.
La Plata's largest elementary education school is College of Southern Maryland. Approximately 20 students graduated in 2010 from College of Southern Maryland with credentials in elementary education.
A reported 20 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in La Plata in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,952 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in La Plata.
If you plan on staying in La Plata after graduating from elementary education school, you should know that job prospects for elementary educators in La Plata, which is the most popular elementary education profession, are good. There were 28,420 elementary educators working in Maryland and 23,350 working in the greater La Plata area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 15% in La Plata. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in La Plata is $66,610 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.