Port Aransas school information

IndexPort AransasTexasNational
Average Test Scores87%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools37,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Port Aransas, TX educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Aransas public schools have average test scores of 87% which is 21% higher than than the Texas average and 76% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Aransas public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 93.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 93.6% have completed high school, 29.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Aransas are 76% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Port Aransas.
  • 93.9% of people in Port Aransas have completed 8th grade.
  • 93.6% of people in Port Aransas have completed high school.
  • 29.0% of people in Port Aransas have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Aransas

IndexPort AransasTexasNational
Completed 8th grade93.9%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school93.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college63.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.6%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors29.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Port Aransas, 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.