Bristol has a general population of 22,469 and an overall student population of 4,587. Approximately 4,587 of Bristol's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
Bristol's largest elementary education school is Roger Williams University. In 2010, Roger Williams University graduated approximately 32 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 32 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Bristol's elementary education schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $12,290 per year, on average, for room and board at Bristol-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,650.
After graduating with your credentials in elementary education, if you decide to work as an elementary educator in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,020 elementary educators in Rhode Island, 4,710 were working in the greater Bristol area. The number of elementary educators in Bristol is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Bristol, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,070 per year. This is the same as the average salary for elementary educators in the state.