Elementary Education in Texas

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Schools Offering Elementary Education Programs in Texas


Each year, approximately 0.3% of Texas graduates receive degrees in elementary education. That means an estimated 1,435 elementary educators graduate from Texas' 52 elementary education schools each year.

Top Schools

Texas Christian University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a elementary education program. It is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Texas Christian University's elementary education program. The tuition rate at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.

Texas Tech University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Texas that has a elementary education program. It is located in Lubbock. 33 students graduated with degree in elementary education from Texas Tech University in 2010. Tuition at Texas Tech University was $6,970 per year.

The third-ranked school in Texas with a elementary education program is University of Dallas, which is located in Irving. In 2010, it was ranked 29th nationwide. In 2010, 10 students graduated from University of Dallas elementary education program. The tuition rate at University of Dallas was $29,463 per year.

Cost

Elementary education schools in Texas, charge students an average tuition of $12,301 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $31,630 per year, or as little as $1,086 per year. In 2010, the elementary education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Southwestern University - located in Georgetown, students are charged $31,630 per year
  2. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  3. Trinity University - located in San Antonio, students are charged $30,015 per year

The elementary education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year
  2. Grayson County College - located in Denison, students are charged $1,128 per year
  3. Kilgore College - located in Kilgore, students are charged $1,176 per year

An elementary education degree from a Texas school... what next?

The highest percentage of elementary education graduates in Texas pursue careers as an elementary educator. 163,240 elementary educators were working in Texas in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of Texas elementary educators:

  1. Austin County - 38,420 elementary educators
  2. Collin County - 29,700 elementary educators
  3. Johnson County - 14,680 elementary educators

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of elementary educators in the state of Texas will grow to 218,030. This would require a 38% growth in the profession.

Salary

An elementary educator in Texas earns $51,090 per year on average. However, Texas elementary educators earned anywhere in the range from as less than $31,870 per year to more than $90,730 per year in 2010. The counties in Texas with the highest average salary for an elementary educator are:

  1. Collin County - $54,440 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $54,290 per year
  3. Johnson County - $53,740 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for elementary educators are:

  1. Crosby County - $41,150 per year
  2. Miller County - $41,700 per year
  3. McLennan County - $43,160 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in elementary education in Texas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as ESL or early childhood education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Elementary Education in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Elementary Education in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Elementary Education in Texas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,546 miles from location University of Houston Houston TX 32.0392 41% 37,000
6,638 miles from location University of North Texas Denton TX 34.4764 43% 35,003
6,700 miles from location Texas State University-San Marcos San Marcos TX 68.5508 40% 30,803
6,907 miles from location Texas Tech University Lubbock TX 71.9834 41% 30,049
6,744 miles from location The University of Texas at San Antonio San Antonio TX 56.7437 44% 28,955
7,192 miles from location The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso TX 25.9553 47% 21,011
6,731 miles from location The University of Texas-Pan American Edinburg TX 56.8684 56% 18,337
6,749 miles from location Northwest Vista College San Antonio TX 11.4584 n/a 14,587
6,472 miles from location Lamar University Beaumont TX 52.0333 33% 13,992
6,637 miles from location Texas Woman's University Denton TX 59.8874 39% 13,338
6,499 miles from location Stephen F Austin State University Nacogdoches TX 57.9428 37% 12,845
6,547 miles from location University of Houston-Downtown Houston TX 10.696 n/a 12,742
6,678 miles from location Del Mar College Corpus Christi TX 11.9255 n/a 12,069
6,673 miles from location Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Corpus Christi TX 20.8888 n/a 9,468
6,605 miles from location Navarro College Corsicana TX 14.4403 n/a 9,200
6,647 miles from location McLennan Community College Waco TX 12.8193 n/a 9,128
6,567 miles from location Texas A & M University-Commerce Commerce TX 26.7013 46% 9,021
6,653 miles from location Texas Christian University Fort Worth TX 72.2184 26% 8,853
6,734 miles from location University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio TX 54.816 32% 6,756
6,524 miles from location Lee College Baytown TX 12.8813 n/a 6,658
6,592 miles from location Wharton County Junior College Wharton TX 16.0959 n/a 6,622
6,509 miles from location Kilgore College Kilgore TX 15.7866 n/a 6,375
6,894 miles from location Wayland Baptist University Plainview TX 54.6831 63% 5,886
6,660 miles from location Temple College Temple TX 8.53874 n/a 5,659
6,629 miles from location Dallas Baptist University Dallas TX 26.712 48% 5,400
6,606 miles from location Grayson County College Denison TX 16.3434 n/a 4,856
6,791 miles from location Abilene Christian University Abilene TX 31.2961 54% 4,813
6,640 miles from location Hill College Hillsboro TX 12.9093 n/a 4,294
6,935 miles from location Cisco College Cisco TX 12.0718 n/a 4,260
6,501 miles from location LeTourneau University Longview TX 61.8404 53% 3,386
6,648 miles from location Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth TX 50.675 56% 3,333
6,549 miles from location University of St Thomas Houston TX 59.2959 41% 3,132
6,627 miles from location University of Dallas Irving TX 70.6714 33% 2,883
6,735 miles from location Trinity University San Antonio TX 35.2819 26% 2,693
6,667 miles from location University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton TX 25.2697 24% 2,689
6,739 miles from location Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio TX 20.1101 32% 2,660
6,859 miles from location Western Texas College Snyder TX 19.1486 n/a 2,473
6,692 miles from location Concordia University Texas Austin TX 51.6359 41% 2,242
6,625 miles from location Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie TX 27.8114 90% 2,018
6,911 miles from location Lubbock Christian University Lubbock TX 53.7486 37% 1,906
6,793 miles from location McMurry University Abilene TX 20.6126 36% 1,509
6,841 miles from location Clarendon College Clarendon TX 16.9601 n/a 1,427
6,705 miles from location Texas Lutheran University Seguin TX 56.0302 49% 1,387
6,604 miles from location Austin College Sherman TX 70.387 30% 1,364
6,681 miles from location Southwestern University Georgetown TX 33.4762 24% 1,301
6,753 miles from location Howard Payne University Brownwood TX 22.4355 41% 1,232
6,480 miles from location East Texas Baptist University Marshall TX 22.584 51% 1,179
6,534 miles from location Lon Morris College Jacksonville TX 18.0543 90% 817
6,652 miles from location Southwestern Adventist University Keene TX 20.5477 36% 809
6,528 miles from location Jarvis Christian College Hawkins TX 7.36181 n/a 628
6,625 miles from location Dallas Christian College Dallas TX 50.5875 58% 329
6,618 miles from location Paul Quinn College Dallas TX 31.5096 7% 171
 

Curious what studying Elementary Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Texas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 163,240 $51,090 29.2%
2
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 22,230 $76,330 32.1%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 14,210 $48,430 10.1%
4
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 14,030 $50,390 12.4%
 

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