Highland Springs, VA has seventeen early childhood education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Howard University, the highest ranked school in this group with an early childhood education program, has a total student population of 10,573. It is the 168th highest ranked school in the USA and the 3rd highest in the state of District Of Columbia (#1 is George Washington University). To learn more about early childhood education programs in Highland Springs, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of early childhood education professors at Howard University such as Sylvan Alleyne, Kenneth Anderson, Oyemade Bailey, Sean Coleman, Constance Ellison, and Velma Lapoint.
Early Childhood Education students from Highland Springs 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 Richmond area alone, there are 5,030 employed elementary school teachers earning an average salary of $53,160. Education administrators, preschool and child care center/program in this area earn $39,340/yr and there are 220 employed.
Highland Springs lies in Henrico county, which is one of the 61 counties in Virginia. Overall, the Richmond area has 595,920 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.03/hr average worker wage, and a $43,740 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.361 out of every 1000 jobs in Highland Springs are held by education administrators, preschool and child care center/program, and 8.433/1000 are held by elementary school teachers.
Of the 17 early childhood education schools with a 100-mile radius of Highland Springs, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr) for early childhood education students, with Roanoke-Chowan Community College as the lowest, reported at only $1,414/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Highland Springs|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||55.3 miles|
|Virginia Beach||VA||439,564||9||17.32||116||90.3 miles|
|Falls Church||VA||-||1||13.4471||18||92.8 miles|
|Capitol Heights||MD||-||1||32.1418||6||95.3 miles|