Terre Haute school information

IndexTerre HauteIndianaNational
Average Test Scores64%66%49%
Student/Teacher ratio21:122:116:1
Total public schools241,75579,221
Total private schools1067524,874
Total post-secondary schools51417,963
The Terre Haute, IN educational system consists of 24 public schools, 10 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Terre Haute public schools have average test scores of 64% which is 4% lower than than the Indiana average and 30% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Terre Haute public schools is 21:1, compared to 22:1 in Indiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.5% have completed high school, 21.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Terre Haute are 30% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Terre Haute.
  • 78.7% of people in Terre Haute have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.5% of people in Terre Haute have completed high school.
  • 21.5% of people in Terre Haute have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Terre Haute

IndexTerre HauteIndianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%84.6%84.3%
Completed high school76.5%82.9%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree29.5%33.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.5%24.6%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.7%2.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.0%1.3%

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

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Source: The Terre Haute, IN 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.