Big Spring school information

IndexBig SpringTexasNational
Average Test Scores52%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Big Spring, TX educational system consists of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Big Spring public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 28% lower than than the Texas average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Big Spring public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.0% have completed high school, 12.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Big Spring are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Big Spring.
  • 68.4% of people in Big Spring have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.0% of people in Big Spring have completed high school.
  • 12.0% of people in Big Spring have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Big Spring

IndexBig SpringTexasNational
Completed 8th grade68.4%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school65.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college44.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Forsan, TX20783%69%
Coahoma, TX81761%23%
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SeaTac, WA28,29839%21%
Weatherford, TX28,28475%53%
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Fort Hood, TX28,35083%68%
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Source: The Big Spring, 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.