Fort Worth school information

IndexFort WorthTexasNational
Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1897,41879,221
Total private schools461,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools184637,963
The Fort Worth, TX educational system consists of 189 public schools, 46 private schools and 18 post-secondary schools. Fort Worth public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 5% lower than than the Texas average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Fort Worth public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.0% have completed high school, 27.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Fort Worth are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 189 public schools in Fort Worth.
  • 78.6% of people in Fort Worth have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.0% of people in Fort Worth have completed high school.
  • 27.6% of people in Fort Worth have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Fort Worth

IndexFort WorthTexasNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school77.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.4%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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Fort Worth, TX815,93068%39%

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Source: The Fort Worth, 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.