Texas
Public School Ratings






Texas Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Overview

Public Schools Overview Texas School Districts by City
Number Of Students 5,433,471
Number Of Texas Schools 9,077
Number Of Texas School Districts 1,209
Spending Per Student $11,944

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 43.3960403952045
4th Grade 43.288247965751
5th Grade 50.8008838882987
6th Grade 35.2106565880808
7th Grade 46.8439638580097
8th Grade 51.9186380688395
10th Grade 48.4346194980683

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 47.360313974476
4th Grade 46.1713761342402
5th Grade 55.9446602484161
6th Grade 44.3554487068763
7th Grade 38.6406773559701
8th Grade 53.7065169850027
10th Grade 56.9727042735454

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 28.3% 49.7%
Black 13.0% 15.9%
Hispanic 53.5% 27.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 4.6% 5.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 60.5% 47.6%
English Language Learners 17.8% 9.7%
Students With Disabilities 9.8% 14.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 15.19
AVG FOR NATION 16.03

Texas Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 28,701,845 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 108 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 7.2% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 21.8% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 35.4% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 23.7% 26.0%
65 Or Older 12.0% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 9,553,046 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 10.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 83.2% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.3% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 13.0% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.6% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.7% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.6% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.1% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 10.7% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,401 $29,346,035,266 45.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $450 $2,442,546,064 3.8%
Staff $444 $2,411,547,841 3.7%
General Administration $131 $714,409,372 1.1%
School Administration $534 $2,900,930,028 4.5%
Operation $972 $5,280,923,861 8.1%
Transportation $256 $1,388,304,729 2.1%
Other $426 $2,312,284,164 3.6%
Total Support $3,212 $17,450,832,940 26.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,331 $18,100,703,171 27.9%
Total Expenditures $11,944 $64,897,128,459 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%