Memphis school information

IndexMemphisTexasNational
Average Test Scores66%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools47,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Memphis, TX educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Memphis public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 8% lower than than the Texas average and 34% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Memphis public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 63.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.9% have completed high school, 10.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Memphis are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Memphis.
  • 63.7% of people in Memphis have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.9% of people in Memphis have completed high school.
  • 10.5% of people in Memphis have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Memphis

IndexMemphisTexasNational
Completed 8th grade63.7%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school60.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.4%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Hedley, TX38480%62%
Memphis, TX2,31866%34%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Fredonia, KS2,31721%57%
Townsend, DE2,32051%4%
South Roxana, IL2,31612%75%
Brighton, IL2,31634%31%
Trenton, FL2,31541%16%
Memphis, TX2,31866%34%
Source: The Memphis, 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.