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Denison school information

Index Denison Texas National
Average Test Scores42%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools157,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Denison are 13% lower 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

      Index Denison Texas National
      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%

      Denison, TX School Districts

      • Denison Independent School District
      • Sherman Independent School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Denison. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Denison, TX schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Denison, TX, an average of 80.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.6% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Bells, TX1,47361%27.4%
      Savoy, TX74053%10.9%
      Pottsboro, TX2,40452%8.7%
      Southmayd, TX97643%10.4%
      Sherman, TX40,11238%20.2%
      Denison, TX23,08042%13.4%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Solon, OH23,08595%97.9%
      McDonough, GA23,08638%20.9%
      East Peoria, IL23,09030%37.5%
      Rosemount, MN23,09952%8.5%
      Munster, IN23,10370%46.0%
      Denison, TX23,08042%13.4%
      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.