Pharr school information

IndexPharrTexasNational
Average Test Scores72%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools267,41879,221
Total private schools21,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963
The Pharr, TX educational system consists of 26 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Pharr public schools have average test scores of 72% which is equal to than the Texas average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pharr public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 62.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 59.5% have completed high school, 14.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pharr are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Pharr.
  • 62.2% of people in Pharr have completed 8th grade.
  • 59.5% of people in Pharr have completed high school.
  • 14.1% of people in Pharr have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pharr

IndexPharrTexasNational
Completed 8th grade62.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school59.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college37.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Pharr, 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.