Irving school information

Average Test Scores71%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools537,41879,221
Total private schools121,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools44637,963
The Irving, TX educational system consists of 53 public schools, 12 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Irving public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 2% lower than than the Texas average and 43% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Irving public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.9% have completed high school, 35.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Irving are 43% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 53 public schools in Irving.
  • 78.3% of people in Irving have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.9% of people in Irving have completed high school.
  • 35.0% of people in Irving have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Irving

Completed 8th grade78.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.9%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Irving, 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.