With an overall population of 19,000 and a student population of 5,384, approximately 5,384 of Weatherford students attend one of Weatherford's schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Weatherford, by student population, is Weatherford College. In 2010, Weatherford College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in teaching.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in teaching from teaching schools in Weatherford in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Weatherford's teaching schools was $13,161 per year for instate students and $14,541 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Weatherford-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,936.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Weatherford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 11 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Weatherford area. Weatherford's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Weatherford is $52,750 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for teachers.