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Special Education Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

There are 23 schools located around Chester, PA offering special education programs. In 2010, 740 students graduated with degrees from Chester special education schools. 448 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 257 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

730 students graduate from programs in Chester in special education, on average, each year. This accounts for 30% of special education students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in special education, eight with a degree at the associate's level, 257 with a bachelor's level degree, 448 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

23 special education schools are in Chester. Of these, ten schools are public, while 13 schools are private. While tuition at a public special education school varies from $6,731 to $13,293, tuition at a private special education school varies from $9,290 to $35,230.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $20,150. While the lowest tuition in Chester, which is $6,731 every year, is at Delaware State University, the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $35,230 per year, is at Saint Joseph's University.

Schools in Chester offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for special education students.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

730 students graduate from programs in Chester in special education, on average, each year. This accounts for 30% of special education students who Pennsylvania schools graduate. Of those, 21 students graduated with certificates in special education, eight with a degree at the associate's level, 257 with a bachelor's level degree, 448 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 12
  • Certificate 2007: 7
  • Certificate 2008: 27
  • Certificate 2009: 24
  • Certificate 2010: 21
  • Associate 2006: 13
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 11
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 8
  • Bachelor 2006: 325
  • Bachelor 2007: 219
  • Bachelor 2008: 238
  • Bachelor 2009: 257
  • Bachelor 2010: 257
  • Master 2006: 291
  • Master 2007: 376
  • Master 2008: 437
  • Master 2009: 440
  • Master 2010: 448
  • Doctorate 2006: 6
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Special Education Program Availability in Chester, Pennsylvania

Schools in Chester offer a total of 44 programs in special education. Of these programs, close to 52.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Chester, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 13
  • Master: 23
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42510
  • 25th Percentile: 51770
  • Median: 65280
  • 75th Percentile: 83440
  • 90th Percentile: 97890

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39320
  • 25th Percentile: 46780
  • Median: 59210
  • 75th Percentile: 76090
  • 90th Percentile: 93370

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 38690
  • 25th Percentile: 45180
  • Median: 55980
  • 75th Percentile: 71650
  • 90th Percentile: 86800

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51560
  • Median Salary 2007: 51380
  • Median Salary 2008: 56740
  • Median Salary 2009: 61770
  • Median Salary 2010: 65280
  • Total Employed 2006: 1920
  • Total Employed 2007: 1990
  • Total Employed 2008: 2200
  • Total Employed 2009: 2450
  • Total Employed 2010: 2050

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 53150
  • Median Salary 2007: 53760
  • Median Salary 2008: 54840
  • Median Salary 2009: 56820
  • Median Salary 2010: 59210
  • Total Employed 2006: 2120
  • Total Employed 2007: 2090
  • Total Employed 2008: 2030
  • Total Employed 2009: 2620
  • Total Employed 2010: 2830

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54530
  • Median Salary 2007: 56870
  • Median Salary 2008: 55600
  • Median Salary 2009: 55400
  • Median Salary 2010: 55980
  • Total Employed 2006: 4450
  • Total Employed 2007: 4510
  • Total Employed 2008: 4310
  • Total Employed 2009: 3470
  • Total Employed 2010: 3310

Chester vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Chester vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Chester: 37.143% (8190)

Special Education Schools in Chester, Pennsylvania

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1. Widener University - Main

One University Place
Chester, PA 19013-5792
(610) 499-4000

Widener University-Main offers two programs in special education. Specifically, Widener offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one master's level special education degree. This medium-sized school, which is 49.9 miles from Allentown, is within commuting distance of central Chester.