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Garland school information

Index Garland Texas National
Average Test Scores47%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools607,41879,221
Total private schools101,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools64637,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Garland are 2% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 60 public schools in Garland
  • 74.1% of people in Garland have completed 8th grade
  • 72.2% of people in Garland have completed high school
  • 22.5% of people in Garland have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Garland

      Index Garland Texas National
      Completed 8th grade74.1%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school72.2%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college51.6%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.2%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.5%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters6.6%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

      Garland, TX School Districts

      • Garland Independent School District
      • Richardson Independent School District
      • Mesquite Independent School District

      There are a total of 60 public schools, 10 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools in Garland. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Garland, TX schools is 47%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Garland, TX, an average of 74.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.2% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Lucas, TX8,13786%78.8%
      Murphy, TX20,71173%51.8%
      Allen, TX104,04071%48.1%
      Heath, TX9,06969%43.8%
      Parker, TX4,92068%40.6%
      Garland, TX238,62247%2.4%

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      Chesapeake, VA242,64782%71.8%
      Hialeah, FL233,87659%22.5%
      Garland, TX238,62247%2.4%
      Source: The Garland, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 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.