West school information

Average Test Scores68%72%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools57,41879,221
Total private schools11,26724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a4637,963
The West, TX educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. West public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 6% lower than than the Texas average and 37% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Texas and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.2% have completed high school, 20.7% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West are 37% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in West.
  • 87.0% of people in West have completed 8th grade.
  • 85.2% of people in West have completed high school.
  • 20.7% of people in West have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West

Completed 8th grade87.0%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school85.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college57.8%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.0%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.7%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.8%1.1%1.3%

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

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Abbott, TX32487%77%
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Penelope, TX15672%46%
West, TX2,81668%37%

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Source: The West, 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.