Arlington, TX (population: 385,024) has sixteen early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early 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 early childhood education programs in Arlington, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Texas Christian University such as Sue Anderson, Cathy Block, Victor Boschini, Amber Esping, Bi Ying HU, and Fran Huckaby.
Early Childhood Education students from Arlington schools who go on to become early childhood educators, preschool teachers, kindergarten teachers, early childhood teachers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,140 people working as education administrators, preschool and child care center/program alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $48,170. Also, Elementary school teachers make on average $53,150 per year and there are about 1,544,300 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area alone, there are 13,170 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $50,560. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $33,990/yr and there are 450 employed.
Arlington 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 0.524 out of every 1000 jobs in Arlington are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 15.374/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 16 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Arlington, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for early childhood education students, with Collin County Community College District as the lowest, reported at only $4,802/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Arlington|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||6.4 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||11.4 miles|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||12.9 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||12.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||23.6 miles|