Hammond school information

IndexHammondLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores50%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools111,33479,221
Total private schools639524,874
Total post-secondary schools51757,963
The Hammond, LA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. Hammond public schools have average test scores of 50% which is 21% lower than than the Louisiana average and 2% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Hammond public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.9% have completed high school, 27.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Hammond are 2% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Hammond.
  • 78.8% of people in Hammond have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.9% of people in Hammond have completed high school.
  • 27.4% of people in Hammond have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Hammond

IndexHammondLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.8%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college51.2%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.2%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors27.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Albany, LA1,42976%54%
Springfield, LA42272%46%
Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
Natalbany, LA2,98555%12%
Independence, LA1,70452%5%
Hammond, LA20,38950%2%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Portsmouth, OH20,39360%23%
North Lynnwood, WA20,38452%5%
Pleasant Prairie, WI20,39560%22%
West Pensacola, FL20,38226%48%
Pittsburg, KS20,39939%21%
Hammond, LA20,38950%2%
Source: The Hammond, 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.