Laredo school information

IndexLaredoTexasNational
Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools677,41879,221
Total private schools111,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
The Laredo, TX educational system consists of 67 public schools, 11 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Laredo public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 6% lower than than the Texas average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laredo public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 62.4% have completed high school, 17.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Laredo are 38% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 67 public schools in Laredo.
  • 65.5% of people in Laredo have completed 8th grade.
  • 62.4% of people in Laredo have completed high school.
  • 17.9% of people in Laredo have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Laredo

IndexLaredoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade65.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school62.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rio Bravo, TX4,84274%49%
Laredo, TX251,67168%38%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Durham, NC251,76134%31%
St. Petersburg, FL253,58547%5%
Irvine, CA246,99275%52%
Madison, WI246,03436%26%
Norfolk, VA245,72469%39%
Laredo, TX251,67168%38%
Source: The Laredo, 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.