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Early Childhood Education Schools in Reading, Pennsylvania

There are 17 schools conveniently located near Reading, PA offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 396 students graduated from programs at Reading early childhood education schools. 220 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 111 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

349 students graduate from programs in this city in early childhood education, on average, each year. This accounts for about 48% of early childhood education students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. More specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 111 with an associate's level degree, 220 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 43 with a master's level degree.

17 early childhood education schools are in Reading. Of these, while seven schools are private, ten schools are public. Public early childhood education school tuition varies from $7,680 to $10,208, while tuition at a private early childhood education school varies from $16,375 to $32,740.

Average tuition for early childhood education programs is $18,278. While the highest tuition for programs in early childhood education, which is $32,740 every year, is at Albright College, the lowest tuition in Reading, which is $7,680 every year, is at the Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.

Early childhood education schools in Reading offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Reading, Pennsylvania

349 students graduate from programs in this city in early childhood education, on average, each year. This accounts for about 48% of early childhood education students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. More specifically, 22 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 111 with an associate's level degree, 220 with a degree at the bachelor's level, and 43 with a master's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Reading, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 18
  • Certificate 2007: 8
  • Certificate 2008: 17
  • Certificate 2009: 33
  • Certificate 2010: 22
  • Associate 2006: 64
  • Associate 2007: 91
  • Associate 2008: 83
  • Associate 2009: 96
  • Associate 2010: 111
  • Bachelor 2006: 126
  • Bachelor 2007: 165
  • Bachelor 2008: 184
  • Bachelor 2009: 197
  • Bachelor 2010: 220
  • Master 2006: 5
  • Master 2007: 20
  • Master 2008: 19
  • Master 2009: 29
  • Master 2010: 43

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Reading, Pennsylvania

Schools in Reading offer a total of 24 early childhood education programs. Of these programs, approximately 37.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level and the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Reading, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 8
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 4

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20330
  • 25th Percentile: 22410
  • Median: 26740
  • 75th Percentile: 41210
  • 90th Percentile: 53280

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 16340
  • 25th Percentile: 17690
  • Median: 20090
  • 75th Percentile: 23830
  • 90th Percentile: 27710

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39560
  • 25th Percentile: 47720
  • Median: 57580
  • 75th Percentile: 66680
  • 90th Percentile: 78120

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 40840
  • 25th Percentile: 48840
  • Median: 57410
  • 75th Percentile: 70810
  • 90th Percentile: 83970

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20840
  • Median Salary 2007: 22860
  • Median Salary 2008: 24060
  • Median Salary 2009: 24050
  • Median Salary 2010: 26740
  • Total Employed 2006: 315
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 320
  • Total Employed 2009: 380
  • Total Employed 2010: 360

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 19180
  • Median Salary 2007: 19240
  • Median Salary 2008: 19700
  • Median Salary 2009: 19990
  • Median Salary 2010: 20090
  • Total Employed 2006: 340
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 670
  • Total Employed 2009: 740
  • Total Employed 2010: 690

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64520
  • Median Salary 2007: 49500
  • Median Salary 2008: 52160
  • Median Salary 2009: 53010
  • Median Salary 2010: 57580
  • Total Employed 2006: 150
  • Total Employed 2007: 180
  • Total Employed 2008: 260
  • Total Employed 2009: 230
  • Total Employed 2010: 200

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54080
  • Median Salary 2007: 52440
  • Median Salary 2008: 52650
  • Median Salary 2009: 54590
  • Median Salary 2010: 57410
  • Total Employed 2006: 520
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 410
  • Total Employed 2009: 390
  • Total Employed 2010: 510

Reading vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

Reading vs Pennsylvania Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Reading: 2.911% (1760)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Reading, Pennsylvania

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1. Albright College

1621 N. 13th St.
Reading, PA 19612-5234
(610) 921-2381

Albright College offers one early childhood education program and this school, which is 48.6 miles from Philadelphia, is located just a short commute away from within Reading. It ranks second in terms of enrollment in Reading, PA.

2. Reading Area Community College

10 S Second St
Reading, PA 19603-1706
(610) 372-4721

Reading Area Community College, which is located 35.9 miles from neighboring Bethlehem, is near Reading, PA and it offers one program in early childhood education. It is the largest institution offering programs in early childhood education in Reading.

3. Alvernia University

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200

Alvernia University, which is located just 47.8 miles from Philadelphia, is near Reading, PA and it offers one program in early childhood education. Overall, 2,906 students seek degrees in 57 programs at Alvernia.