Brownsville school information

Average Test Scores77%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools527,41879,221
Total private schools131,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
The Brownsville, TX educational system consists of 52 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Brownsville public schools have average test scores of 77% which is 7% higher than than the Texas average and 56% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Brownsville public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 61.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.9% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Brownsville are 56% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 52 public schools in Brownsville.
  • 61.8% of people in Brownsville have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.9% of people in Brownsville have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Brownsville have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Brownsville

Completed 8th grade61.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school58.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college41.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Olmito, TX1,18590%82%
Rangerville, TX4480%62%
Los Fresnos, TX6,37678%58%
La Paloma, TX3,15763%28%
Encantada-Ranchito-El Calaboz, TX1,65962%26%
Brownsville, TX182,11077%56%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newport News, VA181,60668%39%
Worcester, MA183,67745%8%
Overland Park, KS183,77558%19%
Santa Clarita, CA180,30351%4%
Knoxville, TN183,92751%3%
Brownsville, TX182,11077%56%
Source: The Brownsville, 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.