Mission school information

Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools437,41879,221
Total private schools21,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Mission, TX educational system consists of 43 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Mission public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 2% higher than than the Texas average and 50% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Mission public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.7% have completed high school, 24.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Mission are 50% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 43 public schools in Mission.
  • 70.8% of people in Mission have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.7% of people in Mission have completed high school.
  • 24.5% of people in Mission have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Mission

Completed 8th grade70.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school67.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.5%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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Edinburg, TX84,39977%56%
Murillo, TX6,71477%55%
Palmhurst, TX2,65475%51%
La Joya, TX4,20974%49%
McAllen, TX138,47573%49%
Mission, TX82,20074%50%

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Mission, TX82,20074%50%
Source: The Mission, 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.