Study shows Waco is a great place to teach
Good news for teachers, good news for Waco, and great news for Waco ISD!
Based on results from a recent national study, the city of Waco, Texas is one of the “Best places to be a teacher in the U.S.”, scientifically speaking.
According to GoodCall, a national clearinghouse for free educational data, research and scholarship information, the city of Waco ranked No. 23 in the United States and first in the state of Texas, among the best places in the nation for educators to live!"
Some of the metrics that earned Waco its top spot on the list include high teacher salaries, low cost of living, high job availability and strong educational values in the community.
The following criteria to evaluate each city:
Average annual teacher salary
Available teaching jobs (as of 5/6/2015)
Teaching jobs per capita
High school graduation rates
Cost of living