Statistics to Know
70: Percentage of 3- and 4-year-olds who are enrolled in preschool.
30: Percentage of preschool teachers who quit their job each year.
22: Percentage of 4-year-olds who are enrolled in public pre-K.
$12.40: The average hourly wage of preschool teachers.
56: Percentage of Americans for government funding of pre-K programs.
Originally published in the September 2008 issue of Parents magazine.