Elgin school information

IndexElginTexasNational
Average Test Scores64%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools67,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Elgin, TX educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Elgin public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 11% lower than than the Texas average and 30% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Elgin public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.5% have completed high school, 14.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Elgin are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Elgin.
  • 72.1% of people in Elgin have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Elgin have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Elgin have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Elgin

IndexElginTexasNational
Completed 8th grade72.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Elgin, TX8,75664%30%

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Elgin, TX8,75664%30%
Source: The Elgin, 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.