San Antonio school information

IndexSan AntonioTexasNational
Average Test Scores67%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools4457,41879,221
Total private schools921,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools324637,963
The San Antonio, TX educational system consists of 445 public schools, 92 private schools and 32 post-secondary schools. San Antonio public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 7% lower than than the Texas average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of San Antonio public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.8% have completed high school, 25.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in San Antonio are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 445 public schools in San Antonio.
  • 78.5% of people in San Antonio have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.8% of people in San Antonio have completed high school.
  • 25.2% of people in San Antonio have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in San Antonio

IndexSan AntonioTexasNational
Completed 8th grade78.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree32.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Shavano Park, TX3,44294%91%
Randolph AFB, TX1,12391%85%
Garden Ridge, TX3,73089%80%
Helotes, TX8,32988%80%
Live Oak, TX15,02186%75%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
San Diego, CA1,374,81246%7%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32434%31%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,93828%43%
Dallas, TX1,278,43365%31%
San Jose, CA1,009,36345%8%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35867%36%
Source: The San Antonio, 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.