Denton school information

IndexDentonTexasNational
Average Test Scores70%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools257,41879,221
Total private schools61,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools54637,963
The Denton, TX educational system consists of 25 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Denton public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 2% lower than than the Texas average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Denton public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.4% have completed high school, 36.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Denton are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 25 public schools in Denton.
  • 86.3% of people in Denton have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.4% of people in Denton have completed high school.
  • 36.9% of people in Denton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Denton

IndexDentonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade86.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school85.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college70.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree44.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters13.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Denton, TX128,42170%43%

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Source: The Denton, 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.