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Avg. test scores 24%
High school dipl. 12%
Bachelors degree 22%

El Paso school information

IndexEl PasoTexasNational
Average Test Scores76%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools2097,41879,221
Total private schools391,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools194637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in El Paso are 54% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 209 public schools in El Paso
  • 74.8% of people in El Paso have completed 8th grade
  • 73.2% of people in El Paso have completed high school
  • 23.6% of people in El Paso have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare El Paso, TX Schools

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      Education level achieved in El Paso

      IndexEl PasoTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade74.8%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school73.2%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college54.5%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.1%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors23.6%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters7.4%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      El Paso, TX School Districts

      • El Paso Independent School District
      • Ysleta Independent School District
      • Socorro Independent School District
      • Canutillo Independent School District
      • Clint Independent School District

      There are a total of 209 public schools, 39 private schools and 19 post-secondary schools in El Paso. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for El Paso, TX schools is 76%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In El Paso, TX, an average of 74.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 73.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Fort Bliss, TX9,65079%60%
      Socorro, TX32,98875%52%
      Vinton, TX1,54975%51%
      Canutillo, TX5,69574%51%
      Westway, TX4,10772%46%
      El Paso, TX678,05876%54%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Detroit, MI683,44317%65%
      Seattle, WA668,84957%16%
      Denver, CO663,30329%42%
      Washington, DC659,00923%53%
      Boston, MA658,27951%3%
      El Paso, TX678,05876%54%
      Source: The El Paso, 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.