Alpharetta, GA (population: 51,285) has ten curriculum schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Clemson University, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 19,111. It is the 86th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of South Carolina.
Curriculum students from Alpharetta schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area alone, there are 720 employed mathematical science teachers earning an average salary of $72,700. Teachers and instructors in this area earn $22,090/yr and there are 16,360 employed.
Alpharetta lies in Fulton county, which is one of the 106 counties in Georgia. Overall, the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta area has 2,290,890 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0% unemployment rate, $22/hr average worker wage, and a $45,520 average annual salary. Thus, about 7 out of every 1000 jobs in Alpharetta are held by teachers and instructors, and 0/1000 are held by mathematical science teachers.
Of the 10 curriculum schools with a 100-mile radius of Alpharetta, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Covenant College comes out as the most expensive ($21,159/yr) for curriculum students, with Georgia College & State University as the lowest, reported at only $11,771/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Alpharetta|
|North Atlanta||GA||51,827||0||-||0||14.9 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||30.0 miles|
|Mount Berry||GA||-||1||63.3969||60||54.2 miles|
|Toccoa Falls||GA||-||1||28.3429||33||63.4 miles|
|Rock Spring||GA||-||1||1.08982||0||76.2 miles|