Phoenixville has a general population of 14,788 and an overall student population of 1,176. Approximately 1,176 of Phoenixville's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Of the 1 elementary education schools in Phoenixville, the largest elementary education school, by student population, is Valley Forge Christian College. In 2010, Valley Forge Christian College graduated approximately 19 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 19 students graduated with an elementary education degree in Phoenixville. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Phoenixville was $14,932 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $794 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,296 per year, on average, for room and board at Phoenixville-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $20,128.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Phoenixville, your job prospects are not very good. In 2010, there were 81,900 elementary educators in Pennsylvania. Of these elementary educators, 17,690 were working in the greater Phoenixville area. The number of elementary educators in Phoenixville is expected to increase by 2% by the year 2018. 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 Phoenixville is $51,920 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for elementary educators.