Dallas school information

IndexDallasTexasNational
Average Test Scores65%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools3097,41879,235
Total private schools891,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools454637,965

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  • The average school test scores in Dallas are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 309 public schools in Dallas.
  • 73.0% of people in Dallas have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.0% of people in Dallas have completed high school.
  • 29.7% of people in Dallas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Dallas

IndexDallasTexasNational
Completed 8th grade73.0%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school71.0%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college52.2%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors29.7%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters11.1%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
University Park, TX23,76198%98%
Highland Park, TX8,79698%98%
Coppell, TX40,02190%83%
Sachse, TX21,79085%73%
Sunnyvale, TX5,48083%68%
Dallas, TX1,240,98565%31%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Diego, CA1,341,51046%7%
San Antonio, TX1,385,43867%36%
Phoenix, AZ1,490,75834%31%
San Jose, CA986,32045%8%
Philadelphia, PA1,546,92028%43%
Dallas, TX1,240,98565%31%
Source: The Dallas, TX education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.