Marfa school information

IndexMarfaTexasNational
Average Test Scores57%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools27,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Marfa, TX educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Marfa public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 21% lower than than the Texas average and 15% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Marfa public schools is 10:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.7% have completed high school, 39.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Marfa are 15% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Marfa.
  • 74.4% of people in Marfa have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.7% of people in Marfa have completed high school.
  • 39.2% of people in Marfa have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Marfa SchoolsP O Box TGrades: PK - 12Students: 351 · Ratio: 13:157

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Education level achieved in Marfa

IndexMarfaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.4%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school72.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters15.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marfa, TX1,82357%15%

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Cedar Hill, MO1,82368%38%
Brodheadsville, PA1,82461%24%
Roundup, MT1,82442%15%
Stamps, AR1,82222%55%
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Marfa, TX1,82357%15%
Source: The Marfa, 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.