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Avg. test scores 56%
High school dipl. 29%
Bachelors degree 40%

Brownsville school information

IndexBrownsvilleTexasNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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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Compare Brownsville, TX Schools

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      Education level achieved in Brownsville

      IndexBrownsvilleTexasNational
      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%

      Brownsville, TX School Districts

      • Brownsville Independent School District
      • Los Fresnos Consolidated Independent School District

      There are a total of 52 public schools, 13 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Brownsville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Brownsville, TX schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Brownsville, TX, an average of 61.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 58.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.