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Special Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

There are eight schools located around Wilkes-Barre, PA offering special education programs. 332 students graduated with degrees from Wilkes-Barre special education schools in 2010. 209 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 117 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

336 students graduate from programs in Wilkes-Barre in special education, on average, per year. This accounts for around 21% of special education students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Out of those, four students graduated with special education certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 209 with a bachelor's level degree, and 117 with a master's level degree.

Eight special education schools are in Wilkes-Barre. Out of these, while five schools are private, three schools are public. Tuition at a public special education school varies from $7,456 to $7,778, while private special education school tuition varies from $24,990 to $34,536.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $23,843. The lowest tuition in Wilkes-Barre, which is $7,456 per year, is at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $34,536 every year, is at the University of Scranton.

Schools in Wilkes-Barre offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees in special education.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

336 students graduate from programs in Wilkes-Barre in special education, on average, per year. This accounts for around 21% of special education students who schools in the state of Pennsylvania graduate. Out of those, four students graduated with special education certificates, two with an associate's level degree, 209 with a bachelor's level degree, and 117 with a master's level degree.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 7
  • Certificate 2010: 4
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 1
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 167
  • Bachelor 2007: 176
  • Bachelor 2008: 207
  • Bachelor 2009: 202
  • Bachelor 2010: 209
  • Master 2006: 146
  • Master 2007: 140
  • Master 2008: 126
  • Master 2009: 118
  • Master 2010: 117

Special Education Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre schools offer a total of 21 special education programs. Of these programs, around 47.6% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 8

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36580
  • 25th Percentile: 42710
  • Median: 53340
  • 75th Percentile: 67100
  • 90th Percentile: 81150

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38370
  • 25th Percentile: 44640
  • Median: 56440
  • 75th Percentile: 70490
  • 90th Percentile: 80110

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 39720
  • 25th Percentile: 45400
  • Median: 53190
  • 75th Percentile: 65960
  • 90th Percentile: 75430

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47070
  • Median Salary 2007: 48440
  • Median Salary 2008: 51800
  • Median Salary 2009: 51340
  • Median Salary 2010: 53340
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 220
  • Total Employed 2009: 220
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43540
  • Median Salary 2007: 48390
  • Median Salary 2008: 49270
  • Median Salary 2009: 54460
  • Median Salary 2010: 56440
  • Total Employed 2006: 180
  • Total Employed 2007: 230
  • Total Employed 2008: 230
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 220

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51300
  • Median Salary 2007: 48140
  • Median Salary 2008: 50250
  • Median Salary 2009: 49980
  • Median Salary 2010: 53190
  • Total Employed 2006: 300
  • Total Employed 2007: 350
  • Total Employed 2008: 380
  • Total Employed 2009: 290
  • Total Employed 2010: 320

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

Wilkes-Barre vs Pennsylvania Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Wilkes-Barre: 3.447% (760)

Special Education Schools in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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1. King's College

133 N River St
Wilkes Barre, PA 18711-0801
(570) 208-5900

King's College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1946. It is located in the suburbs of Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. It offers eight certificates, five degrees at the associates level, 37 bachelors level degrees, and six degrees at the masters level to students. In 2010, 2,725 students pursued degrees from the 45 programs at this liberal arts college. It offers subjects including business and special education. King's is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. This school is one of 43 liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania.