Tyler school information

Average Test Scores63%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools397,41879,221
Total private schools71,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools54637,963
The Tyler, TX educational system consists of 39 public schools, 7 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Tyler public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 13% lower than than the Texas average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Tyler public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.5% have completed high school, 28.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Tyler are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 39 public schools in Tyler.
  • 81.6% of people in Tyler have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.5% of people in Tyler have completed high school.
  • 28.1% of people in Tyler have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Tyler

Completed 8th grade81.6%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school80.5%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.3%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.1%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Whitehouse, TX8,06987%77%
Troup, TX1,62986%74%
Lindale, TX5,48883%68%
Bullard, TX2,79882%67%
Arp, TX85178%58%
Tyler, TX101,94663%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clovis, CA102,14851%5%
Sandy Springs, GA102,21241%18%
San Mateo, CA102,22450%2%
Davenport, IA102,30562%26%
Lewisville, TX102,32766%34%
Tyler, TX101,94663%28%
Source: The Tyler, 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.