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Avg. test scores 46%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 57%

Austin school information

IndexAustinTexasNational
Average Test Scores72%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools1957,41879,221
Total private schools491,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools304637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Austin are 46% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 195 public schools in Austin
  • 86.2% of people in Austin have completed 8th grade
  • 85.3% of people in Austin have completed high school
  • 47.7% of people in Austin have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Austin, TX Schools

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      Education level achieved in Austin

      IndexAustinTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade86.2%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school85.3%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college71.6%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree52.8%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors47.7%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters17.5%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree5.3%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.3%1.1%1.3%

      Austin, TX School Districts

      • Eanes Independent School District
      • Austin Independent School District
      • Round Rock Independent School District
      • Del Valle Independent School District
      • Manor Independent School District
      • Leander Independent School District
      • Pflugerville Independent School District
      • Lake Travis Independent School District
      • Lago Vista Independent School District

      There are a total of 195 public schools, 49 private schools and 30 post-secondary schools in Austin. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Austin, TX schools is 72%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Austin, TX, an average of 86.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      West Lake Hills, TX3,30994%90%
      Bee Cave, TX5,80292%86%
      Lakeway, TX13,66291%86%
      Shady Hollow, TX4,89586%75%
      Lago Vista CDP, TX7186%74%
      Austin, TX907,77972%46%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Jacksonville, FL856,61643%13%
      San Francisco, CA850,28246%7%
      Indianapolis, IN846,67454%9%
      Columbus, OH837,03852%6%
      Fort Worth, TX815,93068%39%
      Austin, TX907,77972%46%
      Source: The Austin, 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.