Lake Providence school information

IndexLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores49%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,235
Total private schools139524,875
Total post-secondary schools11757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Providence are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lake Providence.
  • 65.5% of people in Lake Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 63.6% of people in Lake Providence have completed high school.
  • 12.2% of people in Lake Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Lake Providence

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  • Griffin Middle School Academy1205 Gould StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 25 · Ratio: 11:143
  • Lake Providence Senior High School700 Martin Luther King DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 325 · Ratio: 12:132
  • Southside Elementary School1307 Gould StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 355 · Ratio: 14:172

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Education level achieved in Lake Providence

IndexLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade65.5%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school63.6%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college31.7%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree14.5%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors12.2%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Oak Grove, LA1,71875%10%
Forest, LA30772%6%
Kilbourne, LA48169%2%
Lake Providence, LA3,89949%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Portland, MI3,89969%1%
Swanton, OH3,89980%17%
Shrewsbury, NJ3,89991%34%
Sidney, NY3,90058%15%
Fairbury, NE3,90266%3%
Lake Providence, LA3,89949%28%
Source: The Lake Providence, 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.