With an overall population of 8,232 and a student population of 4,294, approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro students attend one of Hillsboro's schools that offer teaching programs.
Hillsboro's largest teaching school is Hill College. In 2010, approximately 8 students graduated from the Teaching program at Hill College.
A reported 14 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Hillsboro in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's teaching schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,300 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. There were 156,930 teachers working in Texas and 2,490 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. Hillsboro's teacher workforce is projected to increase by 38% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Hillsboro, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.