West Columbia school information

IndexWest ColumbiaTexasNational
Average Test Scores63%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools97,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The West Columbia, TX educational system consists of 9 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West Columbia public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 12% lower than than the Texas average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Columbia public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.1% have completed high school, 10.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Columbia are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in West Columbia.
  • 81.1% of people in West Columbia have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.1% of people in West Columbia have completed high school.
  • 10.3% of people in West Columbia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Columbia

IndexWest ColumbiaTexasNational
Completed 8th grade81.1%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school81.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree19.8%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.3%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters1.8%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%

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

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West Columbia, TX3,91663%28%

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Source: The West Columbia, 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.