B+
Avg. test scores 36%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 38%

Kilgore school information

IndexKilgoreTexasNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexKilgoreTexasNational
      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%

      Kilgore, TX School Districts

      • Kilgore Independent School District

      There are a total of 7 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Kilgore. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Kilgore, TX schools is 67%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Kilgore, TX, an average of 77.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.