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Avg. test scores 41%
High school dipl. 16%
Bachelors degree 42%

Harlingen school information

IndexHarlingenTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools297,41879,221
Total private schools61,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Harlingen are 41% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Harlingen
  • 71.7% of people in Harlingen have completed 8th grade
  • 69.5% of people in Harlingen have completed high school
  • 17.6% of people in Harlingen have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Harlingen

      IndexHarlingenTexasNational
      Completed 8th grade71.7%79.3%84.3%
      Completed high school69.5%77.8%83.0%
      Completed some college45.8%57.3%59.4%
      Completed associate degree26.0%34.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors17.6%28.1%30.3%
      Completed masters6.0%9.6%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

      Harlingen, TX School Districts

      • Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District

      There are a total of 29 public schools, 6 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Harlingen. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Harlingen, TX schools is 69%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Harlingen, TX, an average of 71.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 69.5% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Olmito, TX1,18590%82%
      Rangerville, TX4480%62%
      Los Fresnos, TX6,37678%58%
      Combes, TX3,04175%52%
      Primera, TX4,42274%50%
      Harlingen, TX65,63469%41%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Homestead, FL65,68843%12%
      Schenectady, NY65,55437%24%
      Bayonne, NJ65,77241%16%
      Johnson City, TN65,41568%38%
      Eagan, MN65,87459%19%
      Harlingen, TX65,63469%41%
      Source: The Harlingen, 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.