Corpus Christi school information

IndexCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools977,41879,221
Total private schools241,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963
The Corpus Christi, TX educational system consists of 97 public schools, 24 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Corpus Christi public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 4% lower than than the Texas average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Corpus Christi public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.2% have completed high school, 21.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Corpus Christi are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 97 public schools in Corpus Christi.
  • 78.0% of people in Corpus Christi have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.2% of people in Corpus Christi have completed high school.
  • 21.1% of people in Corpus Christi have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Corpus Christi

IndexCorpus ChristiTexasNational
Completed 8th grade78.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college53.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors21.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Corpus Christi, 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.