Ontario has a total population of 10,985 and a student population of 2,618. Of these students, 2,618 are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
The largest teaching school in Ontario, by student population, is Treasure Valley Community College. In 2010, Treasure Valley Community College graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in teaching.
A reported 35 students graduated with credentials in teaching in Ontario in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ontario's teaching schools was $13,845 per year for instate students and $14,295 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,350 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a teaching program in Ontario. And if you live on campus at one of the Ontario-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $6,195 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
After graduating with your credentials in teaching, if you decide to work as a teacher in Ontario, your job prospects are not very good. There were 15,190 teachers working in Oregon and 2,140 working in the greater Ontario area in 2010. The government projects that the number of teachers in Ontario will increase by 5% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a teacher in Ontario is $51,840 per year, which is higher than the average for teachers state-wide.