Abilene school information

IndexAbileneTexasNational
Average Test Scores73%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools527,41879,221
Total private schools51,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools64637,963
The Abilene, TX educational system consists of 52 public schools, 5 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Abilene public schools have average test scores of 73% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Abilene public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.4% have completed high school, 22.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Abilene are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Abilene.
  • 77.0% of people in Abilene have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.4% of people in Abilene have completed high school.
  • 22.0% of people in Abilene have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Abilene

IndexAbileneTexasNational
Completed 8th grade77.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school75.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Abilene (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buffalo Gap, TX46894%90%
Clyde, TX3,75279%61%
Hawley, TX72177%57%
Abilene, TX122,61273%49%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Santa Clara, CA122,72549%0%
Murfreesboro, TN122,00764%31%
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Abilene, TX122,61273%49%
Source: The Abilene, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.