Killeen school information

IndexKilleenTexasNational
Average Test Scores69%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools437,41879,221
Total private schools51,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The Killeen, TX educational system consists of 43 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Killeen public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 4% lower than than the Texas average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Killeen public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.5% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Killeen are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 43 public schools in Killeen.
  • 87.1% of people in Killeen have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.5% of people in Killeen have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Killeen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Killeen

IndexKilleenTexasNational
Completed 8th grade87.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college65.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.4%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Nolanville, TX4,64387%76%
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Killeen, TX138,74569%40%

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McAllen, TX138,47573%49%
Fullerton, CA139,49149%1%
Orange, CA139,91932%34%
Pasadena, CA140,26832%35%
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Killeen, TX138,74569%40%
Source: The Killeen, 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.