Kilgore school information

Average Test Scores67%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools77,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Kilgore, TX educational system consists of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Kilgore public schools have average test scores of 67% which is 7% lower than than the Texas average and 36% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kilgore public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.3% have completed high school, 18.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kilgore are 36% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Kilgore.
  • 77.3% of people in Kilgore have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.3% of people in Kilgore have completed high school.
  • 18.9% of people in Kilgore have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kilgore

Completed 8th grade77.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school76.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college55.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree28.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.9%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Liberty City, TX2,12080%62%
Arp, TX85178%58%
Gladewater, TX6,40776%54%
Big Sandy, TX2,03174%50%
New London, TX1,11472%47%
Kilgore, TX14,65867%36%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bemidji, MN14,66450%2%
Lebanon, MO14,65248%3%
Lockhart, FL14,66544%11%
Berea, KY14,66746%6%
Jackson, MO14,64157%15%
Kilgore, TX14,65867%36%
Source: The Kilgore, 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.