Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has one child development school within its city limits. Tarrant County College District has a total student population of 44,355. It is the 5120th highest ranked school in the USA and the 283rd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about child development programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of child development professors at Tarrant County College District such as Elaine Huff, Stephanie Scroggins, Lisa Self, and Milta Welch.
Child Development students from Fort Worth schools who go on to become child development specialists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 277,670 people working as child, family, and school social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,540. Also, Preschool teachers make on average $27,450 per year and there are about 389,660 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,710 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $25,870. Child, family, and school social workers in this area earn $33,620/yr and there are 1,430 employed.
Fort Worth lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.668 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by child, family, and school social workers, and 3.159/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tarrant County College District ends up costing a student $5,592/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Fort Worth|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||2.0 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||10.3 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||19.1 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||24.2 miles|