Louisville, KY (population: 556,482) has three special education schools within its city limits. University of Louisville, the highest ranked school in the city with a special education program, has a total student population of 21,016. It is the 1677th highest ranked school in the USA and the 14th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College). To learn more about special education programs in Louisville, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of special education professors at University of Louisville such as Kent Adams, Peter Alter, Particia Benson, Jean Anne Clyde, Mark Condon, and Betty Doyle.
Special Education students from Louisville 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. In fact, in the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area alone, there are 560 employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average salary of $51,750. Special education teachers, secondary school in this area earn $52,030/yr and there are 690 employed.
Louisville lies in Jefferson county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Louisville-Jefferson County-IN area has 593,940 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.7% unemployment rate, $19.22/hr average worker wage, and a $39,970 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.169 out of every 1000 jobs in Louisville are held by special education teachers, secondary school, and 0.942/1000 are held by special education teachers, middle school.
Of the 3 special education schools in Louisville, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Spalding University comes out as the most expensive ($22,380/yr) for special education students, with University of Louisville as the lowest, reported at only $10,764/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Louisville|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||6.4 miles|
|Saint Catharine||KY||-||1||13.7868||38||44.1 miles|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||83.8 miles|
|Oakland City||IN||-||1||58.4328||69||87.5 miles|
|Bowling Green||KY||56,941||5||29.5084||365||94.6 miles|