Belton school information

IndexBeltonTexasNational
Average Test Scores77%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools117,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Belton, TX educational system consists of 11 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Belton public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 7% higher than than the Texas average and 57% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Belton public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.1% have completed high school, 25.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Belton are 57% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Belton.
  • 78.3% of people in Belton have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.1% of people in Belton have completed high school.
  • 25.6% of people in Belton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Belton

IndexBeltonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade78.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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Nolanville, TX4,64387%76%
Salado, TX1,96384%71%
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Holland, TX1,27482%67%
Harker Heights, TX28,71681%65%
Belton, TX20,13877%57%

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Oregon, OH20,13773%48%
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA20,13741%16%
Elmwood Park, NJ20,13537%25%
North Amityville, NY20,15022%55%
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Belton, TX20,13877%57%
Source: The Belton, 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.