Galveston school information

IndexGalvestonTexasNational
Average Test Scores62%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools207,41879,221
Total private schools41,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963
The Galveston, TX educational system consists of 20 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Galveston public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 14% lower than than the Texas average and 25% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Galveston public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 28.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Galveston are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Galveston.
  • 79.8% of people in Galveston have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in Galveston have completed high school.
  • 28.8% of people in Galveston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Galveston

IndexGalvestonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade79.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.7%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.8%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters12.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Leon, TX4,98781%65%
Bacliff, TX9,00471%44%
Bolivar Peninsula, TX2,15470%41%
Hitchcock, TX7,46463%27%
Texas City, TX46,81161%24%
Galveston, TX49,44362%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Leesburg, VA49,40181%65%
Florin, CA49,48625%49%
Monroe, LA49,36153%7%
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,35366%35%
Logan, UT49,53944%11%
Galveston, TX49,44362%25%
Source: The Galveston, 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.