Polkton has a total population of 1,195 and a student population of 2,736. Of these students, 2,736 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Polkton, by student population, is South Piedmont Community College. In 2010, South Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 17 students from its teaching program.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a teaching degree in Polkton. In 2009 tuition at teaching schools in Polkton was $1,738 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $770 for teaching related books and supplies each year.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Polkton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,840 teachers in North Carolina, 7,960 were working in the greater Polkton area. The number of teachers in Polkton is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Polkton is $43,510 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.