With an overall population of 9,688 and a student population of 2,066, approximately 2,066 of Espanola students attend one of Espanola's schools that offer elementary education programs.
The largest elementary education school in Espanola, by student population, is Northern New Mexico College. In 2010, Northern New Mexico College graduated approximately 27 students from its elementary education program.
A total of 27 students graduated with credentials in elementary education from elementary education schools in Espanola in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,460 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Espanola elementary education schools was an average of $19,902 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $2,168 for elementary education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Espanola-based elementary education schools, you will have an added expense of $6,790 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,120.
If you decide to work as an elementary educator in Espanola, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 9,350 elementary educators in New Mexico, 1,110 were working in the greater Espanola area. The government projects that the number of elementary educators in Espanola will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for elementary educators.
As an elementary educator in Espanola, you can expect to make an average salary of $45,350 per year. This is lower than the average salary for elementary educators in the state.