Jenkintown has a total population of 4,478 and a student population of 952. Of these students, 952 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Of the 1 teaching schools in Jenkintown, the largest teaching school, by student population, is Manor College. In 2010, Manor College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 7 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Jenkintown in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,626 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,060 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,972 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,223.
If you decide to work as a teacher in Jenkintown, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, of the 81,900 teachers in Pennsylvania, 17,690 were working in the greater Jenkintown area. The number of teachers in Jenkintown is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Jenkintown is $51,920 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.