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89%
  • Skipcha Elementary School
  • 515 Prospector Trl, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 978
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
85%
  • Union Grove Middle School
  • 101 E Iowa Dr, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 879
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
84%
  • Mountain View Elementary School
  • 500 Mountain Lion Rd, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 886
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
80%
  • Harker Heights Elementary School
  • 726 S Ann Blvd, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 754
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
76%
  • Harker Heights High School
  • 1001 Fm 2410, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 2,354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
73%
  • Eastern Hills Middle School
  • 300 Indian Trl, Harker Heights
  • KILLEEN ISD
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 737
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
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Harker Heights school information

IndexHarker HeightsTexasNational
Average Test Scores81%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools37,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Harker Heights, TX educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Harker Heights public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 13% higher than than the Texas average and 65% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harker Heights public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 88.6% have completed high school, 33.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Harker Heights

IndexHarker HeightsTexasNational
Completed 8th grade89.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college72.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters11.5%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.1%1.3%

Harker Heights, TX School Districts

Killeen Independent School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Harker Heights. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harker Heights, TX schools is 81%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Harker Heights, TX, an average of 89.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 88.6% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Harker Heights schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Harker Heights, TX schools.

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Belton, TX20,13877%57%
Copperas Cove, TX33,05275%52%
Harker Heights, TX28,71681%65%

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Harker Heights, TX28,71681%65%
Source: The Harker Heights, 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.