Petersburg school information

IndexPetersburgTexasNational
Average Test Scores65%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools27,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Petersburg, TX educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Petersburg public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 10% lower than than the Texas average and 31% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Petersburg public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.5% have completed high school, 12.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Petersburg are 31% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Petersburg.
  • 74.7% of people in Petersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 67.5% of people in Petersburg have completed high school.
  • 12.6% of people in Petersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Petersburg

IndexPetersburgTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.7%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school67.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college37.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Petersburg, 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.