The Colony school information

IndexThe ColonyTexasNational
Average Test Scores79%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools97,41879,221
Total private schoolsn/a1,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The The Colony, TX educational system consists of 9 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. The Colony public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 10% higher than than the Texas average and 60% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of The Colony public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.7% have completed high school, 33.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in The Colony are 60% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in The Colony.
  • 90.2% of people in The Colony have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.7% of people in The Colony have completed high school.
  • 33.8% of people in The Colony have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in The Colony

IndexThe ColonyTexasNational
Completed 8th grade90.2%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school89.7%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college71.0%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.9%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors33.8%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.1%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in The Colony (high school & post-secondary)

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Source: The The Colony, 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.