Duson school information

IndexDusonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools41,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Duson, LA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Duson public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 6% lower than than the Louisiana average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Duson public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 61.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 58.4% have completed high school, 4.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Duson are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Duson.
  • 61.6% of people in Duson have completed 8th grade.
  • 58.4% of people in Duson have completed high school.
  • 4.1% of people in Duson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Duson

IndexDusonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade61.6%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school58.4%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college23.2%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree6.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors4.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.0%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Milton, LA3,02784%70%
Maurice, LA1,46180%63%
Youngsville, LA10,87880%62%
Broussard, LA10,22172%46%
Grand Coteau, LA1,00267%36%
Duson, LA1,98060%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mount Olive, IL1,98030%39%
Carrington, ND1,98056%13%
Ridgely, TN1,98032%36%
Chelsea, OK1,98160%21%
Moriarty, NM1,97828%44%
Duson, LA1,98060%22%
Source: The Duson, 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.