Houston school information

IndexHoustonMissouriNational
Average Test Scores45%51%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools41,89979,221
Total private schools153124,874
Total post-secondary schools12137,963
The Houston, MO educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Houston public schools have average test scores of 45% which is 11% lower than than the Missouri average and 9% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houston public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Missouri and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.6% have completed high school, 13.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houston are 9% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Houston.
  • 77.5% of people in Houston have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.6% of people in Houston have completed high school.
  • 13.8% of people in Houston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houston

IndexHoustonMissouriNational
Completed 8th grade77.5%86.0%84.3%
Completed high school73.6%84.2%83.0%
Completed some college46.9%57.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.3%35.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.8%27.6%30.3%
Completed masters2.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.2%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.
Licking, MO2,95756%14%
Plato, MO12456%13%
Cabool, MO2,38147%5%
Raymondville, MO48437%25%
Houston, MO2,42045%9%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Douglas, MA2,42070%41%
Marcus Hook, PA2,42032%35%
Naples, UT2,42047%5%
Slater-Marietta, SC2,42141%17%
Mount Union, PA2,42152%6%
Houston, MO2,42045%9%
Source: The Houston, MO 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.