Waxahachie school information

IndexWaxahachieTexasNational
Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools117,41879,221
Total private schools31,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Waxahachie, TX educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Waxahachie public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Waxahachie public schools is 15:1, 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, 82.3% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Waxahachie are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Waxahachie.
  • 83.0% of people in Waxahachie have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.3% of people in Waxahachie have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Waxahachie have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Waxahachie

IndexWaxahachieTexasNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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Waxahachie, TX32,53674%49%
Source: The Waxahachie, 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.