B+
Avg. test scores 39%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 9%

Fort Worth school information

IndexFort WorthTexasNational
Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools1897,41879,221
Total private schools461,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools184637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Fort Worth are 39% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 189 public schools in Fort Worth
  • 78.6% of people in Fort Worth have completed 8th grade
  • 77.0% of people in Fort Worth have completed high school
  • 27.6% of people in Fort Worth have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Fort Worth, TX Schools

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      Education level achieved in Fort Worth

      IndexFort WorthTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade78.6%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school77.0%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college56.4%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree34.1%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.6%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters9.3%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%1.1%1.3%

      Fort Worth, TX School Districts

      • Fort Worth Independent School District
      • Castleberry Independent School District
      • Eagle Mountain-Saginaw Independent School District
      • Burleson Independent School District
      • Keller Independent School District
      • White Settlement Independent School District
      • Northwest Independent School District
      • Everman Independent School District
      • Crowley Independent School District
      • Azle Independent School District
      • Lake Worth Independent School District
      • Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District
      • Arlington Independent School District

      There are a total of 189 public schools, 46 private schools and 18 post-secondary schools in Fort Worth. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Fort Worth, TX schools is 68%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Fort Worth, TX, an average of 78.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.0% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Southlake, TX29,10197%97%
      Keller, TX44,25089%81%
      Haslet, TX1,67989%81%
      Westworth Village, TX2,63289%81%
      Colleyville, TX24,98287%78%
      Fort Worth, TX815,93068%39%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Charlotte, NC808,83444%11%
      Columbus, OH837,03852%6%
      Indianapolis, IN846,67454%9%
      San Francisco, CA850,28246%7%
      Jacksonville, FL856,61643%13%
      Fort Worth, TX815,93068%39%
      Source: The Fort Worth, 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.