Avg. test scores 43%
High school dipl. 3%
Bachelors degree 22%

Denton school information

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

Key findings

  • The 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

      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%

      Denton, TX School Districts

      • Denton Independent School District
      • Lewisville Independent School District
      • Lake Dallas Independent School District
      • Sanger Independent School District
      • Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District

      There are a total of 25 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Denton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Denton, TX schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Denton, TX, an average of 86.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.4% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lantana, TX8,94494%91%
      Argyle, TX3,73293%88%
      Trophy Club, TX10,98792%86%
      Highland Village, TX16,02088%80%
      Flower Mound, TX69,96688%78%
      Denton, TX128,42170%43%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Roseville, CA128,27655%12%
      Gainesville, FL128,61050%1%
      Thousand Oaks, CA128,62357%15%
      Visalia, CA128,73833%34%
      Midland, TX128,05162%27%
      Denton, TX128,42170%43%
      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.