Carthage has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 2,123. Of these students, 2,123 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Carthage, by student population, is Panola College. In 2010, Panola College graduated approximately 6 students from its teaching program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Carthage in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Carthage's teaching schools was $15,143 per year for instate students and $15,767 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,625 for teaching related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,374 per year, on average, for room and board at Carthage-based teaching schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,213.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Carthage, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 156,930 teachers in Texas, 5,290 were working in the greater Carthage area. The number of teachers in Carthage is expected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Carthage, you can expect to make an average salary of $43,740 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.