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Avg. test scores 65%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 11%

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
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harker Heights are 65% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Harker Heights
  • 89.5% of people in Harker Heights have completed 8th grade
  • 88.6% of people in Harker Heights have completed high school
  • 33.6% of people in Harker Heights have completed a bachelors degree

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      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.

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      Nolanville, TX4,64387%76%
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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.