Mercedes school information

IndexMercedesTexasNational
Average Test Scores66%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools167,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Mercedes, TX educational system consists of 16 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mercedes public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 8% lower than than the Texas average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mercedes public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 60.2% have completed high school, 12.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mercedes are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 16 public schools in Mercedes.
  • 62.6% of people in Mercedes have completed 8th grade.
  • 60.2% of people in Mercedes have completed high school.
  • 12.5% of people in Mercedes have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mercedes

IndexMercedesTexasNational
Completed 8th grade62.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school60.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college36.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Rangerville, TX4480%62%
San Carlos, TX3,11278%59%
Murillo, TX6,71477%55%
Combes, TX3,04175%52%
Primera, TX4,42274%50%
Mercedes, TX16,50166%35%

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Taylor, TX16,49272%45%
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Glen Allen, VA16,52487%77%
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Mercedes, TX16,50166%35%
Source: The Mercedes, 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.