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Early Childhood Education Schools in Bellingham, Washington

There are four schools located near Bellingham, WA offering early childhood education programs. In 2010, 50 students graduated from programs at Bellingham early childhood education schools. 25 of all these students graduated with certificates and 16 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 39 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city every year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the state of Washington graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, 25 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, and nine with a bachelor's level degree.

Four early childhood education schools are located in Bellingham. Of these, four schools are public. Tuition at a public early childhood education school is $6,858.

Average tuition for programs in early childhood education is $6,858.

Bellingham schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for students pursing early childhood education. In 2010, no students at the undergraduate level in early childhood education sought degrees at the masters level.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Bellingham, Washington

On average, 39 students graduate from early childhood education programs in this city every year. This accounts for 8% of students who schools in the state of Washington graduate from early childhood education programs. Out of those, 25 students graduated with certificates in early childhood education, 16 with a degree at the associate's level, and nine with a bachelor's level degree.

Early Childhood Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Bellingham, Washington

  • Certificate 2006: 8
  • Certificate 2007: 5
  • Certificate 2008: 17
  • Certificate 2009: 22
  • Certificate 2010: 25
  • Associate 2006: 12
  • Associate 2007: 21
  • Associate 2008: 12
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 16
  • Bachelor 2006: 0
  • Bachelor 2007: 0
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 3
  • Bachelor 2010: 9

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Bellingham, Washington

Schools in Bellingham offer a total of five programs in early childhood education. Of these programs, close to 40% are certificate level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Early Childhood Education Program Availability in Bellingham, Washington

  • Certificate: 2
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 1

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 19270
  • 25th Percentile: 21240
  • Median: 24470
  • 75th Percentile: 30330
  • 90th Percentile: 46750

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

Childcare Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 18450
  • 25th Percentile: 19110
  • Median: 20920
  • 75th Percentile: 23590
  • 90th Percentile: 26630

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 29210
  • 25th Percentile: 44090
  • Median: 52450
  • 75th Percentile: 60710
  • 90th Percentile: 70630

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 37910
  • 25th Percentile: 43270
  • Median: 57820
  • 75th Percentile: 67470
  • 90th Percentile: 72630

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 27350
  • Median Salary 2007: 27690
  • Median Salary 2008: 24310
  • Median Salary 2009: 24630
  • Median Salary 2010: 24470
  • Total Employed 2006: 60
  • Total Employed 2007: 60
  • Total Employed 2008: 100
  • Total Employed 2009: 130
  • Total Employed 2010: 110

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

Childcare Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 18440
  • Median Salary 2007: 19630
  • Median Salary 2008: 19940
  • Median Salary 2009: 20180
  • Median Salary 2010: 20920
  • Total Employed 2006: 460
  • Total Employed 2007: 500
  • Total Employed 2008: 480
  • Total Employed 2009: 470
  • Total Employed 2010: 350

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43170
  • Median Salary 2007: 44010
  • Median Salary 2008: 44840
  • Median Salary 2009: 43390
  • Median Salary 2010: 52450
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 50
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 50

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45190
  • Median Salary 2007: 49510
  • Median Salary 2008: 52850
  • Median Salary 2009: 53170
  • Median Salary 2010: 57820
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 60
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Bellingham vs Washington State Early Childhood Education Employment

Bellingham vs Washington State Early Childhood Education Employment

  • Employed in Bellingham: 2.459% (580)

Early Childhood Education Schools in Bellingham, Washington

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1. Northwest Indian College

2522 Kwina Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226-9217
(360) 676-2772

Northwest Indian College is a tribal, public, 4-year institution, founded in 1973. This school, which is several miles from Bellingham, is in a rural area. This school offers students 11 certificates, nine degrees at the associates level, and one bachelors level degree. 626 students pursued degrees from the 17 programs at NWIC in 2010. NWIC offers subjects such as liberal arts, counseling, and business administration. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this very small school. This school is the only tribal college in Washington.

2. Western Washington University

516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9008
(360) 650-3000

Western Washington University is near the heart of downtown Bellingham and it offers one early childhood education program. 14,979 students seek degrees in 136 WWU programs, overall.

3. Bellingham Technical College

3028 Lindbergh Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225-1599
(360) 752-7000

Bellingham Technical College is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown Bellingham and this school offers one early childhood education program. It is a public 2-year institution and this school is the only institution in Bellingham, WA offering early childhood education.

4. Whatcom Community College

237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
(360) 383-3000

Whatcom Community College is near the center of Bellingham and it offers one program in early childhood education. This college is the largest institution offering programs in early childhood education in Bellingham, WA.