Departments of Education in Dallas County, Texas

There are 3 Departments of Education in Dallas County, Texas, serving a population of 2,552,213 people in an area of 873 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 850,737 people, and 1 Department of Education per 290 square miles.

In Texas, Dallas County is ranked 74th of 254 counties in Departments of Education per capita, and 16th of 254 counties in Departments of Education per square mile.

List of Dallas County Departments of Education

Find Dallas County, Texas departments of education (DOE) and boards of education.


Garland Department of Education 326 Stadium Drive Garland, TX

Irving Department of Education 1600 East Shady Grove Road Irving, TX

St Clair Department of Education 202 Cadiz Street Dallas, TX

About Dallas County Departments of Education

The Dallas County Department of Education is a Texas state or federal agency whose mission is to provide leadership, develop policy, and disseminate funding, information, and other resources in support of student achievement in Dallas County, TX. While the missions of Texas Departments of Education are similar to the federal Department of Education, state Departments of Education play a substantially different role in achieving their missions.

You may contact the Department of Education for questions about:
  • Dallas County public school system
  • Public school education programs
  • Dallas County school districts
  • Student loans and financial aid
  • School curriculum and tests
  • Dallas County school superintendents

Dallas County Education Statistics

Find Dallas County School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dallas County School Enrollment
 Dallas CountyTexas
School Enrollment (Age 3+)685,1167,550,309
Kindergarden40,691 (5.9%)413,027 (5.5%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)307,255 (44.8%)3,259,449 (43.2%)
High School (Grades 9-12)143,161 (20.9%)1,580,575 (20.9%)
College/Grad School Enrollment151,206 (22.1%)1,840,224 (24.4%)
Dallas County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Dallas CountyTexas
Less than 9th Grade Education185,820 (11.5%)1,513,995 (8.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)165,784 (10.2%)1,491,909 (8.5%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)364,902 (22.5%)4,372,430 (25.1%)
Some College, No Degree325,074 (20.0%)3,857,193 (22.1%)
Associate's Degree91,567 (5.6%)1,208,509 (6.9%)
Bachelor's Degree311,327 (19.2%)3,288,777 (18.8%)
Graduate/Professional Degree177,288 (10.9%)1,721,618 (9.9%)
Dallas County Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 Dallas CountyTexas
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher488,6155,010,395
Arts, Humanities & Others108,423 (22.2%)1,016,014 (20.3%)
Business133,745 (27.4%)1,171,226 (23.4%)
Education45,300 (9.3%)644,967 (12.9%)
Science & Engineering161,689 (33.1%)1,733,079 (34.6%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields39,458 (8.1%)445,109 (8.9%)