With an overall population of 17,299 and a student population of 1,178, approximately 1,178 of Takoma Park students attend one of Takoma Park's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Washington Adventist University is the largest elementary education school in Takoma Park, based on student population. Approximately 7 students graduated in 2010 from Washington Adventist University with credentials in elementary education.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Takoma Park's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,480 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,200 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $21,780.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Takoma Park, your job prospects are good. There were 28,420 elementary educators working in Maryland and 3,380 working in the greater Takoma Park area in 2010. Takoma Park's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Takoma Park, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,820 per year. This is higher than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.