Denison school information

IndexDenisonTexasNational
Average Test Scores70%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools157,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Denison, TX educational system consists of 15 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Denison public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 3% lower than than the Texas average and 41% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Denison public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.6% have completed high school, 16.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Denison are 41% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Denison.
  • 80.4% of people in Denison have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.6% of people in Denison have completed high school.
  • 16.6% of people in Denison have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Denison

IndexDenisonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade80.4%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school78.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.4%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Denison, 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.