Plainview has a general population of 22,336 and an overall student population of 5,886. Approximately 5,886 of Plainview's students are enrolled in schools that offer teaching programs.
Plainview's largest teaching school is Wayland Baptist University. Approximately 74 students graduated in 2010 from Wayland Baptist University with credentials in teaching.
In 2010, 141 students graduated with a teaching degree from one of Plainview's teaching schools. If you decide to attend a teaching school in Plainview, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $10,316.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,248 for teaching related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Plainview-based teaching schools, you will have an added expense of $3,939 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many teaching graduates choose to work as teachers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Plainview, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 34 teachers in Texas were working in the greater Plainview area. The government projects that the number of teachers in Plainview will increase by 38% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for teachers.
As a teacher in Plainview, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for teachers in the state.