Palestine school information

Average Test Scores70%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools127,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Palestine, TX educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Palestine public schools have average test scores of 70% which is 2% lower than than the Texas average and 42% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Palestine public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 77.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.6% have completed high school, 16.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Palestine are 42% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Palestine.
  • 77.0% of people in Palestine have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.6% of people in Palestine have completed high school.
  • 16.2% of people in Palestine have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Palestine

Completed 8th grade77.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school75.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college46.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elkhart, TX1,27180%62%
Oakwood, TX57373%48%
Palestine, TX18,45670%42%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Point Pleasant, NJ18,46451%4%
Ferndale, MD18,43946%7%
Yorkville, IL18,43635%28%
Rutherford, NJ18,48056%14%
Bensenville, IL18,43127%44%
Palestine, TX18,45670%42%
Source: The Palestine, 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.