Departments of Education in Texas

There are 173 Departments of Education in Texas, serving a population of 27,419,612 people in an area of 261,181 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 158,494 people, and 1 Department of Education per 1,509 square miles.

The state of Texas is ranked 31st in Departments of Education per capita, and 28th in Departments of Education per square mile.

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Texas Education Statistics

Find Texas 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.

Texas School Enrollment
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School Enrollment (Age 3+)7,550,30981,751,797
Kindergarden413,027 (5.5%)4,136,743 (5.1%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,259,449 (43.2%)32,831,258 (40.2%)
High School (Grades 9-12)1,580,575 (20.9%)17,001,421 (20.8%)
College/Grad School Enrollment1,840,224 (24.4%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Texas Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
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Less than 9th Grade Education1,513,995 (8.7%)11,759,554 (5.4%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,491,909 (8.5%)15,677,560 (7.2%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)4,372,430 (25.1%)59,093,612 (27.3%)
Some College, No Degree3,857,193 (22.1%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree1,208,509 (6.9%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree3,288,777 (18.8%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree1,721,618 (9.9%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Texas Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
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Bachelor's Degree, or Higher5,010,39566,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others1,016,014 (20.3%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business1,171,226 (23.4%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education644,967 (12.9%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering1,733,079 (34.6%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields445,109 (8.9%)6,249,701 (9.3%)