With an overall population of 56,554 and a student population of 13,507, approximately 12,068 of Hempstead students attend one of Hempstead's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Hempstead, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Hofstra University. In 2010, Hofstra University graduated approximately 46 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Hempstead. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Hempstead was $30,130 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hempstead-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $11,330 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $34,022.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hempstead, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 elementary educators in New York were working in the greater Hempstead area. Hempstead's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 10% by the year 2018. 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 Hempstead is $87,640 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.