Jefferson school information

IndexJeffersonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores67%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,235
Total private schools239524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Jefferson are 2% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Jefferson.
  • 78.6% of people in Jefferson have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.6% of people in Jefferson have completed high school.
  • 24.0% of people in Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Jefferson

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  • Deckbar Alternative School1108 Shrewsbury RoadGrades: KG - 06Students: 21 · Ratio: 5:130
  • Jefferson Community School (Charter School)3528 Monford StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1 · Ratio: 2:151
  • Jefferson Elementary School4440 Jefferson HighwayGrades: PK - 05Students: 334 · Ratio: 15:176
  • Martyn Alternative School1108 Shrewsbury RoadGrades: 07 - 12Students: 44 · Ratio: 6:1n/a
  • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy2012 Jefferson HighwayGrades: 06 - 12Students: 302 · Ratio: 13:1100
  • Riverdale High School240 Riverdale DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 735 · Ratio: 14:175
  • Riverdale Middle School3900 Jefferson Hwy.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 717 · Ratio: 17:170

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Education level achieved in Jefferson

IndexJeffersonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.6%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school76.6%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college52.4%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree28.9%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors24.0%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters8.3%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.6%0.9%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,17185%25%
Destrehan, LA11,25079%16%
Harahan, LA9,32478%15%
Arabi, LA4,52178%14%
Meraux, LA6,62778%14%
Jefferson, LA11,06867%2%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Liverpool, OH11,06570%3%
Bastrop, LA11,07554%21%
Sierra Madre, CA11,06079%16%
Westwood, NJ11,05681%19%
Fairfax Station, VA11,08186%27%
Jefferson, LA11,06867%2%
Source: The Jefferson, 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.