Plano school information

IndexPlanoTexasNational
Average Test Scores83%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools687,41879,221
Total private schools151,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools24637,963
The Plano, TX educational system consists of 68 public schools, 15 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Plano public schools have average test scores of 83% which is 15% higher than than the Texas average and 69% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Plano public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 92.0% have completed high school, 55.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Plano are 69% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 68 public schools in Plano.
  • 92.5% of people in Plano have completed 8th grade.
  • 92.0% of people in Plano have completed high school.
  • 55.6% of people in Plano have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Plano

IndexPlanoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade92.5%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school92.0%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college81.2%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.2%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters21.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.9%1.1%1.3%

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

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Plano, TX279,08883%69%
Source: The Plano, 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.