La Joya school information

IndexLa JoyaTexasNational
Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools137,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The La Joya, TX educational system consists of 13 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. La Joya public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 49% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Joya public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 54.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 50.2% have completed high school, 11.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Joya are 49% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in La Joya.
  • 54.9% of people in La Joya have completed 8th grade.
  • 50.2% of people in La Joya have completed high school.
  • 11.5% of people in La Joya have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Joya

IndexLa JoyaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade54.9%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school50.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college32.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.7%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters6.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.1%1.3%

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

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Palmhurst, TX2,65475%51%
Mission, TX82,20074%50%
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Doffing, TX5,64070%42%
La Joya, TX4,20974%49%

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Monongahela, PA4,20858%17%
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La Joya, TX4,20974%49%
Source: The La Joya, 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.