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  • Henderson Middle School
  • P O Box 649, Sour Lake
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 505
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Sour Lake Elementary School
  • P O Box 340, Sour Lake
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 647
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Hardin-jefferson High School
  • P O Box 639, Sour Lake
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 639
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1

Sour Lake school information

IndexSour LakeTexasNational
Average Test Scores86%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools27,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The Sour Lake, TX educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sour Lake public schools have average test scores of 86% which is 20% higher than than the Texas average and 75% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sour Lake public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.4% have completed high school, 9.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Sour Lake

IndexSour LakeTexasNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school83.4%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college38.9%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.3%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters2.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Sour Lake, TX School Districts

Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District

There are a total of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Sour Lake. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Sour Lake, TX schools is 86%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Sour Lake, TX, an average of 83.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 83.4% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Sour Lake schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Sour Lake, TX schools.

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Fannett, TX1,92185%73%
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Silsbee, TX6,70281%64%
Sour Lake, TX1,72786%75%

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Mayfield, PA1,72842%15%
Cassopolis, MI1,72629%42%
Sparta, NC1,72646%6%
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Sour Lake, TX1,72786%75%
Source: The Sour Lake, 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.
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