Santa Maria school information

IndexSanta MariaTexasNational
Average Test Scores58%72%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a7,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Santa Maria, TX educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Santa Maria public schools have average test scores of 58% which is 19% lower than than the Texas average and 18% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Santa Maria public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 50.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 48.8% have completed high school, 2.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Santa Maria are 18% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Santa Maria.
  • 50.2% of people in Santa Maria have completed 8th grade.
  • 48.8% of people in Santa Maria have completed high school.
  • 2.8% of people in Santa Maria have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Santa Maria

IndexSanta MariaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade50.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school48.8%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college27.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors2.8%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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Santa Maria, TX80158%18%
Source: The Santa Maria, 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.