San Francisco, CA (population: 817,411) has two childhood education schools within its city limits. San Francisco State University, the highest ranked school in the city with a childhood education program, has a total student population of 30,469. It is the 1329th highest ranked school in the USA and the 106th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about childhood education programs in San Francisco, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at San Francisco State University such as Karima Adisa Thomas, Josephine Arce, Marcia Baum, Ann Berlak, Judith Blomberg, and Gilda Bloom.
Childhood Education students from San Francisco schools who go on to become childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, special education teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 181,810 people working as kindergarten teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,380. 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 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area alone, there are 3,420 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $37,250. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $56,700/yr and there are 1,360 employed.
San Francisco lies in San Francisco county, which is one of the 57 counties in California. Overall, the San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City Metropolitan area has 982,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $30/hr average worker wage, and a $61,940 average annual salary. Thus, about 1 out of every 1000 jobs in San Francisco are held by kindergarten teachers, and 3/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 2 childhood education schools in San Francisco, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, San Francisco State University comes out as the most expensive ($10,744/yr) for childhood education students, with City College of San Francisco as the lowest, reported at only $4,129/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from San Francisco|
|South San Francisco||CA||64,345||0||-||0||7.8 miles|
|San Mateo||CA||93,990||1||15.1982||101||16.4 miles|
|San Leandro||CA||78,904||1||29.9223||11||16.9 miles|
|Castro Valley||CA||65,952||0||-||0||21.7 miles|
|Walnut Creek||CA||64,055||0||-||0||24.1 miles|
|Union City||CA||76,462||1||13.7752||0||26.3 miles|
|Santa Clara||CA||112,889||4||29.9373||188||38.2 miles|
|San Jose||CA||977,893||9||20.6572||297||46.3 miles|
|Santa Cruz||CA||57,690||2||37.6705||80||59.8 miles|
|West Sacramento||CA||50,542||1||29.8049||4||73.4 miles|