Melissa school information

Average Test Scores87%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools37,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Melissa, TX educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Melissa public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 21% higher than than the Texas average and 76% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Melissa public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 94.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 94.3% have completed high school, 35.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Melissa are 76% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Melissa.
  • 94.3% of people in Melissa have completed 8th grade.
  • 94.3% of people in Melissa have completed high school.
  • 35.1% of people in Melissa have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Melissa

Completed 8th grade94.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school94.3%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college75.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lucas, TX6,58595%93%
Fairview, TX8,23594%90%
Allen, TX94,71092%86%
Prosper, TX15,23691%85%
Van Alstyne, TX3,26589%81%
Melissa, TX6,84487%76%

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Byron Center, MI6,84068%39%
Jackson, WI6,83970%41%
Sullivan, MO6,83860%22%
Leitchfield, KY6,85050%1%
Maple Glen, PA6,83784%70%
Melissa, TX6,84487%76%
Source: The Melissa, 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.