Downtown school information

Average Test Scores43%68%72%
Student/Teacher ration/a17:114:1
Total public schoolsn/a6887,418
Total private schoolsn/a2571,267
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a89463

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  • The average school test scores in Downtown are 12% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Downtown.
  • 65.2% of people in Downtown have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.6% of people in Downtown have completed high school.
  • 25.8% of people in Downtown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Downtown

Completed 8th grade65.2%75.8%79.3%
Completed high school63.6%74.2%77.8%
Completed some college48.6%54.7%57.3%
Completed associate degree30.2%36.0%34.9%
Completed bachelors25.8%31.2%28.1%
Completed masters13.0%12.1%9.6%
Completed professional degree5.5%4.0%2.6%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.6%1.1%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West University Place, TX15,31898%99%
Piney Point Village, TX3,31292%86%
Bunker Hill Village, TX3,90991%84%
Bellaire, TX18,14089%81%
Hunters Creek Village, TX4,68889%81%
Houston, TX2,240,58268%39%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chicago, IL2,714,01723%52%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32434%31%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%
San Diego, CA1,374,81246%7%
Houston, TX2,240,58268%39%
Source: The Downtown, Houston, 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.