Jacksonville has a general population of 13,868 and an overall student population of 1,272. Approximately 817 of Jacksonville's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Lon Morris College is the largest teaching school in Jacksonville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 3 students graduated from the Teaching program at Lon Morris College.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Jacksonville in 2010. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Jacksonville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $13,572.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,286 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Jacksonville-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,130 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Jacksonville after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Jacksonville, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 5,290 working in the greater Jacksonville area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Jacksonville will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Jacksonville, 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.