How good are the schools in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX?

Dallas-Fort Worth encompasses 355 public elementary, middle and high schools. Dallas-Fort Worth also has 401 private schools. Sixty-nine high schools are recognized on U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.

Dallas-Fort Worth is also home to 18 colleges and/or universities, four of which earned places on U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges rankings.

College Readiness Index

Index Score: 7.4 /10

How we calculate this.


Dallas-Fort Worth has a comparable score to similarly sized metro areas.

School Stats

Total Students
453,439
Total Teachers
31,775

Student-Teacher Ratio

14:1

Based on 2015 National Center for Education Statistics data

All High Schools in Dallas-Fort Worth

Data sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics and U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools rankings.