Port Lavaca school information

IndexPort LavacaTexasNational
Average Test Scores76%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools67,41879,221
Total private schools21,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Port Lavaca, TX educational system consists of 6 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Lavaca public schools have average test scores of 76% which is 6% higher than than the Texas average and 54% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Lavaca public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.7% have completed high school, 17.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Lavaca are 54% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Port Lavaca.
  • 74.1% of people in Port Lavaca have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.7% of people in Port Lavaca have completed high school.
  • 17.6% of people in Port Lavaca have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Lavaca

IndexPort LavacaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school71.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college47.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Vanderbilt, TX56585%72%
Port O'Connor, TX1,04280%63%
Seadrift, TX1,57475%51%
Port Lavaca, TX12,37476%54%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Sinai, NY12,36264%31%
California, MD12,38642%14%
Irondale, AL12,38837%24%
Beatrice, NE12,35881%64%
Woodland Park, NJ12,35833%33%
Port Lavaca, TX12,37476%54%
Source: The Port Lavaca, 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.