Lamesa school information

IndexLamesaTexasNational
Average Test Scores63%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools57,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Lamesa, TX educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Lamesa public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 12% lower than than the Texas average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lamesa public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 70.5% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lamesa are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lamesa.
  • 72.0% of people in Lamesa have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.5% of people in Lamesa have completed high school.
  • 14.2% of people in Lamesa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lamesa

IndexLamesaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade72.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school70.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college38.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ackerly, TX11072%46%
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Bethalto, IL9,36422%55%
Bohemia, NY9,37260%22%
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Merrill, WI9,35439%20%
Lamesa, TX9,36763%28%
Source: The Lamesa, 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.