East Los Angeles, CA (population: 135,682) has nineteen special education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Chapman University, the highest ranked school in this group with a special education program, has a total student population of 6,398. It is the 139th highest ranked school in the USA and the 17th highest in the state of California (#1 is University of California-Los Angeles). To learn more about special education programs in East Los Angeles, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of special education professors at Chapman University such as Jody Brown, Randy Busse, Anaida Colon-Muniz, Margie Curwen, Phil Ferguson, and Dawn Hunter.
Special Education students from East Los Angeles schools who go on to become special education teachers, special education educators, special educators, sign language interpreters, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 146,240 people working as special education teachers, secondary school alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $56,420. Also, Special education teachers, middle school make on average $54,750 per year and there are about 102,490 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 19 special education schools with a 100-mile radius of East Los Angeles, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Loyola Marymount University comes out as the most expensive ($29,497/yr) for special education students, with California State University-Dominguez Hills as the lowest, reported at only $2,451/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from East Los Angeles|
|Hacienda Heights||CA||52,748||0||-||0||11.7 miles|
|Culver City||CA||-||2||5.62439||79||13.0 miles|
|Los Angeles||CA||3,878,715||57||23.6333||1,355||14.8 miles|
|West Covina||CA||106,032||5||23.6693||37||15.0 miles|
|Long Beach||CA||464,505||6||26.5161||271||16.6 miles|
|Santa Monica||CA||89,350||5||12.7862||74||18.4 miles|
|Panorama City||CA||-||2||25.093||11||20.5 miles|
|Diamond Bar||CA||57,662||0||-||0||20.7 miles|
|Garden Grove||CA||167,800||4||26.4852||22||21.1 miles|
|Rancho Palos Verdes||CA||41,164||1||20.67||2||21.6 miles|
|La Verne||CA||-||1||61.7321||71||23.5 miles|
|Chino Hills||CA||74,322||0||-||0||24.4 miles|
|Yorba Linda||CA||67,194||0||-||0||24.9 miles|
|Fountain Valley||CA||56,133||3||26.6774||70||25.5 miles|