Waco school information

IndexWacoTexasNational
Average Test Scores84%87%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools847,41879,235
Total private schools121,26724,875
Total post-secondary schools44637,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Waco are 23% 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.

Best Schools in Waco

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  • A J Moore Academy500 N University ParksGrades: 09 - 12Students: 65 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Alta Vista Montessori Magnet3637 Alta Vista DrGrades: PK - 06Students: 46 · Ratio: 16:182
  • Audre And Bernard Rapoport Academy2000 J J FlewellenGrades: PK - 04Students: 17 · Ratio: 10:196
  • Axtell Bruceville-Eddy Learning Center2601 FranklinGrades: 09 - 12Students: 28 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Axtell/Be Daep2601 FranklinGrades: 09 - 12Students: 5 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • Axtell/Bruceville-Eddy Learning Center2601 Franklin AveGrades: 10 - 12Students: 14 · Ratio: 7:1n/a
  • Axtell/Bruceville-Eddy Learning Center2601 FranklinGrades: 11 - 12Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Bell'S Hill El2401 J J Flewellen RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 495 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Bill Logue Detention Center3805 S 3Rd StGrades: 06 - 11Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Bosqueville El7636 Rock Creek RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 293 · Ratio: 15:193
  • Bosqueville School Secondary7636 Rock Creek RdGrades: 06 - 12Students: 287 · Ratio: 11:191
  • Brazos Middle2415 Cumberland DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 383 · Ratio: 13:170
  • Brook Avenue El720 Brook AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 35 · Ratio: 16:173
  • Cedar Ridge El2115 Meridian AveGrades: PK - 04Students: 557 · Ratio: 15:175
  • Cesar Chavez Middle700 S 15Th StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 463 · Ratio: 14:173
  • Challenge Academy1200 Clifton RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Challenge Academy1200 Clifton RdGrades: 07 - 11Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Challenge Academy3805 S 3Rd StGrades: 08 - 09Students: 2 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Challenge Academy1200 Clifton RdGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Challenge Academy3805 S 3Rd StGrades: - Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Challenge Academy3805 S 3Rd StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 28 · Ratio: 3:1n/a
  • Connally Elementary School300 Cadet WayGrades: 03 - 04Students: 386 · Ratio: 16:177
  • Connally High School900 N Lacy DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 64 · Ratio: 14:180
  • Crestview El1120 N New RdGrades: PK - 04Students: 526 · Ratio: 14:182
  • Dean Highland El3300 MapleGrades: PK - 04Students: 291 · Ratio: 14:187
  • G W Carver Academy1601 J J Flewellen RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 491 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Gholson School137 Hamilton DrGrades: PK - 08Students: 144 · Ratio: 14:192
  • Hallsburg El2313 Hallsburg RdGrades: KG - 06Students: 88 · Ratio: 10:193
  • Hillcrest Pds Magnet4225 Pine AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 286 · Ratio: 15:198
  • J H Hines El301 Garrison StGrades: PK - 05Students: 635 · Ratio: 16:164
  • J J A E P3805 S 3Rd StGrades: 07 - 11Students: 22 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kendrick El1801 Kendrick LnGrades: PK - 05Students: 487 · Ratio: 17:194
  • La Vega El3100 Wheeler StGrades: 01 - 03Students: 688 · Ratio: 15:199
  • La Vega H S555 N Loop 340Grades: 09 - 12Students: 742 · Ratio: 15:179
  • La Vega Int H P Miles Campus4201 Williams RdGrades: 04 - 06Students: 615 · Ratio: 18:182
  • La Vega J H George Dixon Campus4401 Orchard LnGrades: 07 - 08Students: 423 · Ratio: 13:181
  • La Vega Pri4400 HarrisonGrades: PK - KGStudents: 392 · Ratio: 16:1n/a
  • Lake Air Int4601 Cobbs DrGrades: 05 - 06Students: 745 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Lake Waco Montessori Magnet3005 EdnaGrades: PK - 12Students: 392 · Ratio: 13:1n/a
  • Meadowbrook El4315 Beverly DrGrades: PK - 05Students: 285 · Ratio: 17:175
  • Mountainview El5901 Bishop DrGrades: PK - 04Students: 464 · Ratio: 17:191
  • North Waco El2015 AlexanderGrades: PK - 05Students: 533 · Ratio: 16:176
  • Parkdale El6400 EdmondGrades: PK - 04Students: 423 · Ratio: 16:190
  • Paul And Jane Meyer Public H S1020 Elm AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 93 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Provident Heights El2415 Bosque BlvdGrades: PK - 05Students: 417 · Ratio: 16:189
  • Quinn Campus Public Middle School2000 J J FlewellenGrades: 05 - 08Students: 124 · Ratio: 10:192
  • South Waco El2104 Gurley LnGrades: PK - 05Students: 617 · Ratio: 19:182
  • Speegleville El1205 Foundation DrGrades: KG - 04Students: 241 · Ratio: 15:198
  • Stars H S3320 W Waco DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 107 · Ratio: 22:1n/a
  • Sul Ross El901 S 7Th StGrades: PK - 06Students: 396 · Ratio: 17:188
  • Tennyson Middle6100 Tennyson DrGrades: 07 - 08Students: 589 · Ratio: 14:177
  • University H S3201 S New RdGrades: PK - 12Students: 1,341 · Ratio: 15:176
  • University Middle2600 BagbyGrades: 06 - 08Students: 572 · Ratio: 17:177
  • Viking Hills El7200 Viking DrGrades: PK - 04Students: 262 · Ratio: 14:193
  • Waco Charter School615 N 25Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 258 · Ratio: 15:174
  • Waco H S2020 N 42Nd StGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,552 · Ratio: 13:178
  • Waco Isd Alternative School805 S 8Th StGrades: 06 - 12Students: 12 · Ratio: 8:1n/a
  • West Avenue El1101 N 15Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 366 · Ratio: 16:183

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Education level achieved in Waco

IndexWacoTexasNational
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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Waco, TX127,79684%23%

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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.