Denton school information

IndexDentonTexasNational
Average Test Scores70%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools257,41879,235
Total private schools61,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools54637,965

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  • The average school test scores in Denton are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Denton.
  • 85.7% of people in Denton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.0% of people in Denton have completed high school.
  • 38.3% of people in Denton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Denton

IndexDentonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade85.7%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school85.0%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college70.0%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree45.4%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors38.3%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters14.0%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lantana, TX8,02594%91%
Argyle, TX3,44993%88%
Trophy Club, TX9,45192%86%
Highland Village, TX15,58988%80%
Flower Mound, TX67,63088%78%
Denton, TX122,74270%43%

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Kent, WA122,62046%6%
Lafayette, LA123,52866%34%
Surprise, AZ121,64839%21%
Roseville, CA124,25055%12%
Carrollton, TX124,50180%63%
Denton, TX122,74270%43%
Source: The Denton, 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.