Newport has a general population of 26,475 and an overall student population of 2,634. Approximately 2,584 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Newport, by student population, is Salve Regina University. In 2010, approximately 9 students graduated from the Elementary Education program at Salve Regina University.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in elementary education in Newport in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,000 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Newport. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,950 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,020 elementary educators in Rhode Island. Of these elementary educators, 4,710 were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 13% in Newport. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Newport, 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.