Garland school information

IndexGarlandTexasNational
Average Test Scores72%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools607,41879,221
Total private schools101,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools64637,963
The Garland, TX educational system consists of 60 public schools, 10 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Garland public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 1% higher than than the Texas average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Garland public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.2% have completed high school, 22.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Garland are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 60 public schools in Garland.
  • 74.1% of people in Garland have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Garland have completed high school.
  • 22.5% of people in Garland have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Garland

IndexGarlandTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college51.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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Garland, TX234,81072%47%

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Source: The Garland, 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.