In addition to the information provided below we have also created an expanded Education section with an abundance of information about our local Independent School Districts.  

Labor Market Commute Area
Workforce Education Attainment    2013 %
Age 25+ Population 453,997  
Less than 12 Years     
    Grade K - 8 25,332 5.6%
    Grade 9 - 11 47,264 10.4%
Subtotal  72,596  
12 to 15 Years     
    High School Graduate 143,219 31.7%
    Some College 114,439 25.1%
    Associates Degree 33,272 7.4%
Subtotal     290,930  
16 Years or More     
    Bachelor's Degree 58,456   12.8%
    Graduate Degree 25,605 5.6%
Subtotal  84,061  

Source: Alteryx, July 2013
Labor Market Commute Area is 12 counties: Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Marion, Morris, Panola, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Wood.

K-12 Statistics TEA Region 7* State of Texas
Student Teacher Ratio 13.9 15.4
Drop-Out Rate 5.2% 6.8%
Per Pupil Expenditure $11,926 $11,146

Source: Texas Education Agency, 2011-2012 AEIS Region Performance Report
*TEA Region 7 consists of 17 counties that include Longview's Market Commute Area


Colleges and Universities  Enrollment City County Type
East Texas Baptist University 1,214 Marshall Harrison Four Year
Jacksonville Community College 457 Jacksonville Cherokee Community College
Jarvis Christian College 511 Hawkins Wood Four Year
Kilgore College 6,391 Kilgore Rusk Community College
LeTourneau University 2,950 Longview Gregg Four Year
Northeast Texas Community College 3,311 Mt. Pleasant Titus Community College
Panola College 2,562 Carthage Panola Community College
Stephen F. Austin 12,903 Nacogdoches Rusk Four Year
Texas College 878 Tyler Smith Four Year
Texas State Technical College 831 Marshall Harrison Technical
Trinity Valley Community College 5,321 Athens Henderson Community College
Tyler Junior College 11,540 Tyler Smith Community College
University of Texas at Longview 492 Longview Gregg Four Year
University of Texas at Tyler 6,696 Tyler Smith Four Year
Wiley College 1,356 Marshall Harrison Four Year

Source:, Jan 2013