Leander school information

IndexLeanderTexasNational
Average Test Scores77%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools147,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Leander, TX educational system consists of 14 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Leander public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 7% higher than than the Texas average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Leander public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.6% have completed high school, 35.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Leander are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Leander.
  • 90.0% of people in Leander have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.6% of people in Leander have completed high school.
  • 35.7% of people in Leander have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Leander

IndexLeanderTexasNational
Completed 8th grade90.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school89.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.8%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.7%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters11.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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Leander, TX36,20477%57%

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Leander, TX36,20477%57%
Source: The Leander, 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.