Fort Worth, TX (population: 751,149) has two childhood education schools within its city limits. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in the city with a childhood education program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about childhood education programs in Fort Worth, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of childhood education professors at Texas Christian University such as Sue Anderson, Cathy Block, Victor Boschini, Amber Esping, Bi Ying HU, and Fran Huckaby.
Childhood Education students from Fort Worth 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 Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 2,710 employed preschool teachers earning an average salary of $25,870. Kindergarten teachers in this area earn $47,790/yr and there are 650 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 0.759 out of every 1000 jobs in Fort Worth are held by kindergarten teachers, and 3.159/1000 are held by preschool teachers.
Of the 2 childhood education schools in Fort Worth, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Texas Christian University comes out as the most expensive ($24,560/yr) for childhood education students, with Tarrant County College District as the lowest, reported at only $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|