Lewiston has a total population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292. Of these students, 4,200 are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Lewiston, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. Approximately 45 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis-Clark State College with credentials in elementary education.
A total of 45 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Lewiston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston elementary education schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,520 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a elementary education program in Lewiston. And if you live on campus at one of the Lewiston-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,790 elementary educators in Idaho. Of these elementary educators, 200 were working in the greater Lewiston area. By the year 2018, the number of elementary educators is expected to increase by 22% in Lewiston. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Lewiston is $52,810 per year, which is higher than the average for elementary educators state-wide.