Temple school information

IndexTempleTexasNational
Average Test Scores65%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools217,41879,221
Total private schools71,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963
The Temple, TX educational system consists of 21 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Temple public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 9% lower than than the Texas average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Temple public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.6% have completed high school, 25.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Temple are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Temple.
  • 83.0% of people in Temple have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.6% of people in Temple have completed high school.
  • 25.9% of people in Temple have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Temple

IndexTempleTexasNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college58.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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Temple, TX71,13865%33%

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Turlock, CA71,16631%37%
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Temple, TX71,13865%33%
Source: The Temple, 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.