With an overall population of 29,871 and a student population of 18,858, approximately 9,823 of Poughkeepsie students attend one of Poughkeepsie's schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Poughkeepsie, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Dutchess Community College. In 2010, approximately 62 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Dutchess Community College.
A reported 62 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Poughkeepsie in 2010. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Poughkeepsie was $3,320 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,225 for elementary education related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 101,720 elementary educators in New York. Of these elementary educators, 2,680 were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 10% in Poughkeepsie. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Poughkeepsie is $66,270 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.