Balcones Heights school information

IndexBalcones HeightsTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a7,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Balcones Heights, TX educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Balcones Heights public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 5% lower than than the Texas average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Balcones Heights public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.3% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Balcones Heights are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Balcones Heights.
  • 81.2% of people in Balcones Heights have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.3% of people in Balcones Heights have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Balcones Heights have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Balcones Heights

IndexBalcones HeightsTexasNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college50.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Balcones Heights, 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.