Port Neches school information

IndexPort NechesTexasNational
Average Test Scores81%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools67,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Port Neches, TX educational system consists of 6 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Neches public schools have average test scores of 81% which is 12% higher than than the Texas average and 64% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Neches public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.4% have completed high school, 24.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Neches are 64% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Port Neches.
  • 88.3% of people in Port Neches have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.4% of people in Port Neches have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Port Neches have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Neches

IndexPort NechesTexasNational
Completed 8th grade88.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school87.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college61.3%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.0%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors24.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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Port Neches, TX12,79481%64%

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Source: The Port Neches, 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.