Chicopee has a general population of 54,653 and an overall student population of 1,260. Approximately 1,260 of Chicopee's students are enrolled in schools that offer elementary education programs.
College of Our Lady of the Elms is the largest elementary education school in Chicopee, based on student population. In 2010, College of Our Lady of the Elms graduated approximately 3 students from its elementary education program.
In 2010, 3 students graduated with an elementary education degree from one of Chicopee's elementary education schools. In 2009 tuition at elementary education schools in Chicopee was $26,260 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for elementary education related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,446 per year, on average, for room and board at Chicopee-based elementary education schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,260.
Many elementary education graduates choose to work as elementary educators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Chicopee, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 30,470 elementary educators in Massachusetts. Of these elementary educators, 3,800 were working in the greater Chicopee area. Chicopee's elementary educator workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an elementary educator in Chicopee is $59,090 per year, which is lower than the average for elementary educators state-wide.