Odessa school information

IndexOdessaTexasNational
Average Test Scores59%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools427,41879,221
Total private schools71,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963
The Odessa, TX educational system consists of 42 public schools, 7 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Odessa public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 19% lower than than the Texas average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Odessa public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.6% have completed high school, 18.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Odessa are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 42 public schools in Odessa.
  • 72.7% of people in Odessa have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.6% of people in Odessa have completed high school.
  • 18.4% of people in Odessa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Odessa

IndexOdessaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade72.7%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school71.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.4%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West Odessa, TX24,82156%13%
Odessa, TX114,25859%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lansing, MI114,77330%39%
Wilmington, NC113,72446%6%
Arvada, CO113,53237%24%
Downey, CA113,22341%17%
El Monte, CA115,66532%36%
Odessa, TX114,25859%19%
Source: The Odessa, 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.