Friendswood school information

IndexFriendswoodTexasNational
Average Test Scores86%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools117,41879,221
Total private schools61,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Friendswood, TX educational system consists of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Friendswood public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 20% higher than than the Texas average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Friendswood public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.5% have completed high school, 48.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Friendswood are 75% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Friendswood.
  • 92.8% of people in Friendswood have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.5% of people in Friendswood have completed high school.
  • 48.0% of people in Friendswood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Friendswood

IndexFriendswoodTexasNational
Completed 8th grade92.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school92.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college79.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree57.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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Friendswood, TX38,27286%75%
Source: The Friendswood, 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.