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  • Mackey Elementary School
  • 14900 N Spring Ridge Cir, Balch Springs
  • MESQUITE ISD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 954
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
71%
  • New Middle School
  • 3700 S Beltline Rd, Balch Springs
  • MESQUITE ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,120
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Gray Elementary School
  • 3500 Pioneer Rd, Balch Springs
  • MESQUITE ISD
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 957
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
69%
  • Floyd Elementary School
  • 3025 Hickory Tree Rd, Balch Springs
  • MESQUITE ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 876
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
68%
  • Hodges Elementary School
  • 14401 Spring Oaks, Balch Springs
  • MESQUITE ISD
  • Grades: PK - 6 · Students: 923
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
59%
  • Balch Springs Middle School
  • 710 Cheyenne Rd, Balch Springs
  • DALLAS ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 1,459
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Balch Springs school information

IndexBalch SpringsTexasNational
Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools27,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Balch Springs, TX educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Balch Springs public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 5% lower than than the Texas average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Balch Springs public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 59.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 56.3% have completed high school, 7.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Balch Springs

IndexBalch SpringsTexasNational
Completed 8th grade59.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school56.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college33.8%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters1.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

There are a total of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Balch Springs. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Balch Springs, TX schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Balch Springs, TX, an average of 59.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 56.3% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Balch Springs schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Balch Springs, TX schools.

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Source: The Balch Springs, 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.
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