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Avg. test scores 25%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 5%

Galveston school information

IndexGalvestonTexasNational
Average Test Scores62%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools207,41879,221
Total private schools41,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Galveston are 25% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Galveston
  • 79.8% of people in Galveston have completed 8th grade
  • 78.3% of people in Galveston have completed high school
  • 28.8% of people in Galveston have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Galveston

      IndexGalvestonTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade79.8%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school78.3%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college57.9%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree35.7%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.8%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters12.7%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree6.4%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate2.9%1.1%1.3%

      Galveston, TX School Districts

      • Galveston Independent School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 4 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Galveston. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Galveston, TX schools is 62%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Galveston, TX, an average of 79.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      San Leon, TX4,98781%65%
      Bacliff, TX9,00471%44%
      Bolivar Peninsula, TX2,15470%41%
      Hitchcock, TX7,46463%27%
      Texas City, TX46,81161%24%
      Galveston, TX49,44362%25%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Leesburg, VA49,40181%65%
      Florin, CA49,48625%49%
      Monroe, LA49,36153%7%
      Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,35366%35%
      Logan, UT49,53944%11%
      Galveston, TX49,44362%25%
      Source: The Galveston, 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.