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88%
  • Houston Elementary School
  • 3100 Teasley, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 583
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
86%
  • Wilson Elementary School
  • 1306 E Windsor St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 602
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
85%
  • Mcnair Elementary School
  • 1212 Hickory Creek Rd, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 573
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
84%
  • Guyer High School
  • 7501 Teasley Ln, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,395
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
84%
  • Mcmath Middle School
  • 1900 Jason Dr, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 741
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
83%
  • Nelson Elementary School
  • 3909 Teasley Ln, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 655
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
80%
  • Pecan Creek Elementary School
  • 4400 Lakeview Blvd, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 693
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
78%
  • Strickland Middle School
  • 324 Windsor St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 899
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
77%
  • Hodge Elementary School
  • 3900 Grant Pkwy, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 692
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
76%
  • Ryan Elementary School
  • 201 W Ryan Rd, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 588
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
72%
  • Ryan High School
  • 5101 E Mckinney, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,409
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
70%
  • Newton Rayzor Elementary School
  • 1400 Malone, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 651
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
68%
  • Evers Park Elementary School
  • 3300 Evers Pkwy, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 546
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
68%
  • Denton High School
  • 1007 Fulton, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,166
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
65%
  • Lee Elementary School
  • 800 Mack Pl, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
64%
  • Calhoun Middle School
  • 709 Congress St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 684
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
62%
  • Fred Moore High School
  • 815 Cross Timbers St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 76
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
62%
  • Rivera Elementary School
  • 701 Newton St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 634
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
59%
  • Ginnings Elementary School
  • 2525 Yellowstone, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 619
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
58%
  • Joe Dale Sparks Campus
  • 210 S Woodrow, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 7 - 12 · Students: 54
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 4:1
52%
  • North Texas Collegiate Academy-north Campus
  • 4601 N 1 35, Denton
  • NORTH TEXAS COLLEGIATE ACADEMY
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 104
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 10:1
50%
  • Denton Co J J A E P
  • P O Box 217, Denton
  • LEWISVILLE ISD
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 12
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 2:1
49%
  • Borman Elementary School
  • 1201 Parvin, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 458
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
n/a
  • Denton Co J J A E P
  • 210 S Woodrow Ln, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 8 - 11 · Students: 3
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Vista Academy Of Denton
  • P O Box 292730, Denton
  • TEXAS COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMIES
  • Grades: KG - 1 · Students: 51
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
n/a
  • Emilio & Guadalupe Gonzalez Pre-k Center
  • 1212 Long Rd, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 385
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 26:1
n/a
  • Denton County Jjaep Cfb Campus
  • 210 S Woodrow Ln, Denton
  • CARROLLTON-FARMERS BRANCH ISD
  • Grades: 11 - 11 · Students: 2
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Lester Davis
  • 1125 Davis St, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: 2 - 12 · Students: 52
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
n/a
  • The Ann Windle School For Young Children
  • 901 Audra, Denton
  • DENTON ISD
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 309
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Denton Co J J A E P
  • 601 Elm St, Denton
  • SANGER ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 9 · Students: 1
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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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.

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%

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.

To customize your list of Denton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Denton, TX schools.

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Lantana, TX8,94494%91%
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Denton, TX128,42170%43%

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Roseville, CA128,27655%12%
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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.