Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 48%

Gainesville school information

Average Test Scores57%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools157,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gainesville are 15% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 15 public schools in Gainesville
  • 71.7% of people in Gainesville have completed 8th grade
  • 70.1% of people in Gainesville have completed high school
  • 15.7% of people in Gainesville have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gainesville

      Completed 8th grade71.7%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school70.1%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college46.5%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree22.4%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors15.7%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters4.9%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.2%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

      Gainesville, TX School Districts

      • Callisburg Independent School District
      • Gainesville Independent School District
      • Sivells Bend Independent School District
      • Walnut Bend Independent School District

      There are a total of 15 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Gainesville. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gainesville, TX schools is 57%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Gainesville, TX, an average of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 70.1% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lindsay, TX1,06590%82%
      Muenster, TX1,52890%82%
      Callisburg, TX36183%69%
      Tioga, TX97183%68%
      Collinsville, TX1,74279%60%
      Gainesville, TX16,16957%15%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Laconia, NH16,17137%25%
      Lebanon, OR16,16242%16%
      Hillcrest Heights, MD16,17818%64%
      Wailuku, HI16,17942%16%
      Zachary, LA16,15485%72%
      Gainesville, TX16,16957%15%
      Source: The Gainesville, 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.