Gretna school information

Average Test Scores68%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools91,33479,235
Total private schools739524,875
Total post-secondary schools31757,965

Did you know?

  • The average school test scores in Gretna are equal to the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Gretna.
  • 73.2% of people in Gretna have completed 8th grade.
  • 70.0% of people in Gretna have completed high school.
  • 17.4% of people in Gretna have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Gretna

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  • George Cox Elementary School2630 Belle Chasse HighwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 425 · Ratio: 14:148
  • Gretna Middle School910 Gretna BoulevardGrades: 06 - 08Students: 675 · Ratio: 17:157
  • Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies701 Amelia StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 351 · Ratio: 15:199
  • Jefferson Chamber Foundation AcademyP. O. Box 384Grades: 08 - 12Students: 9 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Kate Middleton Elementary School1407 Virgil StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 369 · Ratio: 15:161
  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies815 Huey P. Long AvenueGrades: 06 - 08Students: 35 · Ratio: 19:198
  • Mcdonogh #26 Elementary School1200 Jefferson StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 295 · Ratio: 13:147
  • Paul J. Solis Elementary School2850 Mt. Laurel DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 695 · Ratio: 19:170
  • Shirley Johnson/Gretna Park Elementary School1130 Gretna BoulevardGrades: PK - 05Students: 585 · Ratio: 15:144
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies17 Gretna Blvd.Grades: 09 - 12Students: 361 · Ratio: 18:1100
  • William Hart Elementary School2001 Hancock StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 311 · Ratio: 13:155

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Education level achieved in Gretna

Completed 8th grade73.2%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school70.0%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college39.7%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree21.8%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors17.4%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters5.4%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.6%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,17185%25%
Harahan, LA9,32478%15%
Arabi, LA4,52178%14%
Meraux, LA6,62778%14%
River Ridge, LA13,83576%12%
Gretna, LA17,80168%0%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Boone, NC17,80282%21%
Belle Glade, FL17,78521%69%
Hannibal, MO17,77948%30%
Tiffin, OH17,83585%25%
Bartow, FL17,76642%38%
Gretna, LA17,80168%0%
Source: The Gretna, LA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau 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.