Cleveland, OH (population: 424,526) has five childhood education schools within its city limits. John Carroll University, the highest ranked school in the city with a childhood education program, has a total student population of 3,714. It is the 249th highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of Ohio (#1 is Ohio State University-Main Campus). To learn more about childhood education programs in Cleveland, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at John Carroll University such as Ryan Allen, Greg Dilisi, Kay Dunlap, Chris Faiver, Thea Ford, and Brendan Foreman.
Childhood Education students from Cleveland 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 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area alone, there are 4,670 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $21,430. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $46,190/yr and there are 770 employed.
Cleveland lies in Cuyahoga county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor area has 1,003,270 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $20.16/hr average worker wage, and a $41,930 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.763 out of every 1000 jobs in Cleveland are held by kindergarten teachers, and 4.654/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 5 childhood education schools in Cleveland, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, John Carroll University comes out as the most expensive ($21,945/yr) for childhood education students, with Cleveland Municipal School District Adult and Cont as the lowest, reported at only $2,880/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Cleveland|
|Cleveland Heights||OH||44,848||1||34.6777||3||6.6 miles|
|Warrensville Heights||OH||-||1||16.9884||13||8.6 miles|
|Highland Heights||OH||-||2||31.299||116||11.6 miles|
|North Olmsted||OH||-||1||26.1035||13||13.4 miles|
|Cuyahoga Falls||OH||51,250||1||27.2194||16||23.0 miles|
|North Canton||OH||-||2||20.0373||113||44.2 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||69.6 miles|
|New Wilmington||PA||-||1||66.0236||69||74.2 miles|
|Saint Clair Shores||MI||59,971||1||11.5792||3||93.5 miles|
|Clinton Township||MI||-||2||7.68254||63||99.6 miles|