Grand Prairie school information

IndexGrand PrairieTexasNational
Average Test Scores71%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools377,41879,221
Total private schools51,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools54637,963
The Grand Prairie, TX educational system consists of 37 public schools, 5 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Grand Prairie public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 1% lower than than the Texas average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Grand Prairie public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.1% have completed high school, 23.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Grand Prairie are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 37 public schools in Grand Prairie.
  • 77.2% of people in Grand Prairie have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.1% of people in Grand Prairie have completed high school.
  • 23.7% of people in Grand Prairie have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Grand Prairie

IndexGrand PrairieTexasNational
Completed 8th grade77.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school75.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college52.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.7%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Grand Prairie (high school & post-secondary)

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Grand Prairie, TX185,63171%45%

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Source: The Grand Prairie, 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.