League City, TX (population: 78,312) has five special education schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Houston Baptist University, the highest ranked school in this group with a special education program, has a total student population of 2,710. It is the 482nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University). To learn more about special education programs in League City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of special education professors at Houston Baptist University such as Linda Brupbacher, Norene Lowery, and Carol McGaughey.
Special Education students from League City 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 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area alone, there are 1,500 employed special education teachers, middle school earning an average salary of $51,110. Special education teachers, secondary school in this area earn $52,660/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
League City lies in Galveston county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown area has 2,563,840 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.7% unemployment rate, $21.58/hr average worker wage, and a $44,880 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.511 out of every 1000 jobs in League City are held by special education teachers, secondary school, and 0.584/1000 are held by special education teachers, middle school.
Of the 5 special education schools with a 100-mile radius of League City, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Houston Baptist University comes out as the most expensive ($16,141/yr) for special education students, with Sam Houston State University as the lowest, reported at only $9,351/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from League City|
|Texas City||TX||44,907||1||8.31197||63||10.6 miles|
|South Houston||TX||-||1||23.7623||5||14.1 miles|
|Missouri City||TX||77,622||0||-||0||26.5 miles|
|The Woodlands||TX||101,065||1||14.626||77||51.7 miles|
|Prairie View||TX||-||1||50.8259||82||67.2 miles|