Covington school information

IndexCovingtonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools81,33479,221
Total private schools739524,874
Total post-secondary schools21757,963
The Covington, LA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Covington public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 11% higher than than the Louisiana average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Covington public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.3% have completed high school, 34.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Covington are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Covington.
  • 78.1% of people in Covington have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.3% of people in Covington have completed high school.
  • 34.2% of people in Covington have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Covington

IndexCovingtonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college61.1%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.3%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Covington (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Abita Springs, LA2,47787%77%
Madisonville, LA76985%72%
Folsom, LA88578%59%
Mandeville, LA12,24476%54%
Lacombe, LA7,93068%39%
Covington, LA9,72571%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lock Haven, PA9,72546%6%
Maywood, NJ9,72657%15%
White Marsh, MD9,72260%21%
Fort Meade, MD9,73043%12%
Rio del Mar, CA9,73163%27%
Covington, LA9,72571%44%
Source: The Covington, LA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.