Weslaco school information

IndexWeslacoTexasNational
Average Test Scores66%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools247,41879,221
Total private schools41,26724,874
Total post-secondary schools34637,963
The Weslaco, TX educational system consists of 24 public schools, 4 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Weslaco public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 8% lower than than the Texas average and 34% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Weslaco public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 63.6% have completed high school, 18.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Weslaco are 34% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Weslaco.
  • 65.8% of people in Weslaco have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.6% of people in Weslaco have completed high school.
  • 18.2% of people in Weslaco have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Weslaco

IndexWeslacoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade65.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school63.6%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college43.1%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.5%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.2%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%

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

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Source: The Weslaco, 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.