With an overall population of 25,894 and a student population of 5,886, approximately 5,886 of Lancaster students attend one of Lancaster's schools that offer teaching programs.
Cedar Valley College is the largest teaching school in Lancaster, based on student population. In 2010, Cedar Valley College graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a teaching degree in Lancaster. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Lancaster.
If you plan on staying in Lancaster after graduating from teaching school, you should know that job prospects for teachers in Lancaster, which is the most popular teaching profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Lancaster area. By the year 2018, the number of teachers is expected to increase by 38% in Lancaster. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Lancaster is $53,610 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.