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Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 32%
Bachelors degree 75%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Balch Springs are 39% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Balch Springs
  • 59.1% of people in Balch Springs have completed 8th grade
  • 56.3% of people in Balch Springs have completed high school
  • 7.6% of people in Balch Springs have completed a bachelors degree

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      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%

      Balch Springs, TX School Districts

      • Dallas Independent School District
      • Mesquite Independent School District

      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.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      University Park, TX24,34698%98%
      Highland Park, TX8,98698%98%
      Travis Ranch, TX3,03286%75%
      Heath, TX7,99286%75%
      Rockwall, TX41,67285%73%
      Balch Springs, TX25,04368%39%

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      Mint Hill, NC25,02454%9%
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      Balch Springs, TX25,04368%39%
      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.