Texarkana school information

IndexTexarkanaTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools237,41879,221
Total private schools51,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
The Texarkana, TX educational system consists of 23 public schools, 5 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Texarkana public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 3% lower than than the Texas average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Texarkana public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.1% have completed high school, 24.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Texarkana are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 23 public schools in Texarkana.
  • 82.8% of people in Texarkana have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.1% of people in Texarkana have completed high school.
  • 24.9% of people in Texarkana have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Texarkana

IndexTexarkanaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade82.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college56.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Texarkana, 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.