Lubbock school information

IndexLubbockTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools727,41879,221
Total private schools91,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools84637,963
The Lubbock, TX educational system consists of 72 public schools, 9 private schools and 8 post-secondary schools. Lubbock public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 4% lower than than the Texas average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lubbock public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.7% have completed high school, 28.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lubbock are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 72 public schools in Lubbock.
  • 81.9% of people in Lubbock have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.7% of people in Lubbock have completed high school.
  • 28.7% of people in Lubbock have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lubbock

IndexLubbockTexasNational
Completed 8th grade81.9%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.7%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Lubbock, 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.