Avg. test scores 6%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 60%

Big Spring school information

IndexBig SpringTexasNational
Average Test Scores52%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Big Spring are 6% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Big Spring
  • 68.4% of people in Big Spring have completed 8th grade
  • 65.0% of people in Big Spring have completed high school
  • 12.0% of people in Big Spring have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Big Spring

      IndexBig SpringTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade68.4%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school65.0%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college44.6%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree20.2%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.0%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters3.2%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

      Big Spring, TX School Districts

      • Big Spring Independent School District

      There are a total of 12 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Big Spring. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Big Spring, TX schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Big Spring, TX, an average of 68.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 65.0% have completed high school.

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      Source: The Big Spring, 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.