South Houston school information

IndexSouth HoustonTexasNational
Average Test Scores74%72%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a7,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools14637,963
The South Houston, TX educational system consists of n/a public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. South Houston public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 3% higher than than the Texas average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of South Houston public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 51.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 47.5% have completed high school, 6.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in South Houston are 51% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in South Houston.
  • 51.3% of people in South Houston have completed 8th grade.
  • 47.5% of people in South Houston have completed high school.
  • 6.0% of people in South Houston have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in South Houston

IndexSouth HoustonTexasNational
Completed 8th grade51.3%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school47.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college21.6%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree9.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.0%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters1.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
West University Place, TX15,31898%99%
Bellaire, TX18,14089%81%
Seabrook, TX13,03888%79%
El Lago, TX2,77888%78%
Shoreacres, TX1,75987%77%
South Houston, TX17,47474%51%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Happy Valley, OR17,47463%27%
Greenfield Town, MA17,47759%20%
Lindenwold, NJ17,48218%63%
Jenison, MI17,46160%22%
Tallmadge, OH17,48884%71%
South Houston, TX17,47474%51%
Source: The South Houston, 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.