Ankeny, IA (population: 45,142) has five educational leadership schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. William Penn University, the highest ranked school in this group with an educational leadership program, has a total student population of 1,883. It is the 678th highest ranked school in the USA and the 9th highest in the state of Iowa (#1 is Luther College). To learn more about educational leadership programs in Ankeny, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of educational leadership professors at William Penn University such as Jobi Lawrence, Georgetta Leak, and Georgetta Myhlhousen-Leak.
Educational Leadership students from Ankeny schools who go on to become principals, education administrators, educational leadership specialists, educational coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 28,710 people working as education administrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,140. Also, Education administrators, elementary and secondary school make on average $87,390 per year and there are about 219,280 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Des Moines-West Des Moines area alone, there are 330 employed education administrators, elementary and secondary school earning an average salary of $*. Education administrators in this area earn $85,870/yr and there are 90 employed.
Ankeny lies in Polk county, which is one of the 52 counties in Iowa. Overall, the Des Moines-West Des Moines area has 322,000 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $20/hr average worker wage, and a $42,120 average annual salary. Thus, about 0 out of every 1000 jobs in Ankeny are held by education administrators, and 1/1000 are held by education administrators, elementary and secondary school.
Of the 5 educational leadership schools with a 100-mile radius of Ankeny, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Drake University comes out as the most expensive ($23,091/yr) for educational leadership students, with University of Northern Iowa as the lowest, reported at only $13,286/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Ankeny|
|Des Moines||IA||200,202||10||28.1761||244||9.7 miles|
|West Des Moines||IA||57,065||1||4.37611||3||12.6 miles|
|Fort Dodge||IA||-||2||25.3587||65||60.9 miles|
|Cedar Falls||IA||-||3||27.7287||174||81.6 miles|