Houston school information

IndexHoustonAlaskaNational
Average Test Scores18%31%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a18:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a28579,221
Total private schoolsn/a5524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a117,963
The Houston, AK educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Houston public schools have average test scores of 18% which is 44% lower than than the Alaska average and 64% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houston public schools is n/a, compared to 18:1 in Alaska and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 10.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houston are 64% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Houston.
  • 83.0% of people in Houston have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Houston have completed high school.
  • 10.6% of people in Houston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houston

IndexHoustonAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college50.3%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.6%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.6%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Willow, AK2,08147%4%
Meadow Lakes, AK7,69443%13%
Tanaina, AK9,73641%16%
Knik-Fairview, AK17,03836%27%
Wasilla, AK8,97229%41%
Houston, AK2,02818%64%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Newtown, PA2,02876%54%
Bangor, MI2,02734%31%
Imperial, NE2,02977%56%
Brookwood, AL2,02939%21%
Gwinn, MI2,02727%45%
Houston, AK2,02818%64%
Source: The Houston, AK 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.