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Pharr school information

Index Pharr Texas National
Average Test Scores52%47%48%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools267,41879,221
Total private schools21,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Pharr are 8% 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

      Index Pharr Texas National
      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%

      Pharr, TX School Districts

      • Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District
      • Hidalgo Independent School District
      • Valley View Independent School District

      There are a total of 26 public schools, 2 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools in Pharr. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Pharr, TX schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 17:1. In Pharr, TX, an average of 62.2% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 59.5% have completed high school.

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Palmhurst, TX2,72355%15.1%
      McAllen, TX142,55753%10.9%
      Edinburg, TX97,73453%10.8%
      Mission, TX83,79651%6.8%
      Palmview, TX17,41050%4.2%
      Pharr, TX78,68952%8.2%

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      Parma, OH78,62364%32.7%
      Flower Mound, TX78,85473%52.8%
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      Boynton Beach, FL78,06056%17.3%
      Pharr, TX78,68952%8.2%
      Source: The Pharr, TX education data displayed above is derived from the 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.