Waco school information

Average Test Scores61%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools847,41879,235
Total private schools121,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools44637,965

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  • The average school test scores in Waco are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 84 public schools in Waco.
  • 74.1% of people in Waco have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.5% of people in Waco have completed high school.
  • 21.3% of people in Waco have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waco

Completed 8th grade74.1%78.5%83.8%
Completed high school72.5%77.0%82.4%
Completed some college50.9%56.3%58.4%
Completed associate degree29.0%33.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors21.3%27.1%29.3%
Completed masters7.3%9.1%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.6%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Woodway, TX8,61491%85%
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China Spring, TX1,53382%66%
Riesel, TX94780%62%
Waco, TX127,79661%24%

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Waco, TX127,79661%24%
Source: The Waco, TX education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.