Denton school information

IndexDentonTexasNational
Average Test Scores88%87%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools257,41879,235
Total private schools61,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools54637,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Denton are 30% 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.

Best Schools in Denton

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  • Borman El1201 ParvinGrades: PK - 05Students: 40 · Ratio: 11:190
  • Calhoun Middle709 Congress StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 643 · Ratio: 10:183
  • Denton Co J J A E P210 S Woodrow LnGrades: 09 - 09Students: 1 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Denton County Jjaep Cfb Campus210 S Woodrow LnGrades: 08 - 09Students: 1 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Denton H S1007 FultonGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,725 · Ratio: 13:187
  • Emilio & Guadalupe Gonzalez Pre-K Center1212 Long RdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 316 · Ratio: 25:1n/a
  • Evers Park El3300 Evers PkwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 594 · Ratio: 11:190
  • Fred Moore H S815 Cross Timbers StGrades: 10 - 12Students: 34 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Ginnings El2525 YellowstoneGrades: PK - 05Students: 598 · Ratio: 14:189
  • Guyer H S7501 Teasley LnGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,177 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Hodge El3900 Grant PkwyGrades: KG - 05Students: 655 · Ratio: 14:194
  • Houston El3100 TeasleyGrades: KG - 05Students: 643 · Ratio: 15:198
  • Joe Dale Sparks Campus410 S WoodrowGrades: 06 - 12Students: 49 · Ratio: 4:173
  • Lee El800 Mack PlGrades: KG - 05Students: 578 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Legends Academy2012 W University DrGrades: 04 - 12Students: 65 · Ratio: 16:171
  • Lester Davis1125 Davis StGrades: 05 - 12Students: 31 · Ratio: 4:1n/a
  • Mcmath Middle1900 Jason DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 80 · Ratio: 12:187
  • Mcnair El1212 Hickory Creek RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 601 · Ratio: 13:198
  • Nelson El3909 Teasley LnGrades: PK - 05Students: 588 · Ratio: 15:196
  • Newton Rayzor El1400 MaloneGrades: PK - 05Students: 584 · Ratio: 13:191
  • Pecan Creek El4400 Lakeview BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 67 · Ratio: 14:194
  • Rivera El701 Newton StGrades: KG - 05Students: 479 · Ratio: 12:190
  • Ryan El201 W Ryan RdGrades: KG - 05Students: 539 · Ratio: 11:191
  • Ryan H S5101 E MckinneyGrades: 09 - 12Students: 2,011 · Ratio: 14:187
  • Strickland Middle324 Windsor StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 819 · Ratio: 13:188
  • The Ann Windle School For Young Children901 AudraGrades: PK - PKStudents: 323 · Ratio: 17:1n/a
  • Wilson El1306 E Windsor StGrades: PK - 05Students: 632 · Ratio: 13:197
  • Winfree Academy Charter School Denton518 AcmeGrades: 09 - 12Students: 214 · Ratio: 19:166

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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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Denton, TX122,74288%30%

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Denton, TX122,74288%30%
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.