Morgan City school information

IndexMorgan CityLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores72%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools91,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Morgan City, LA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Morgan City public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 13% higher than than the Louisiana average and 47% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Morgan City public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.1% have completed high school, 14.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Morgan City are 47% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Morgan City.
  • 78.0% of people in Morgan City have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.1% of people in Morgan City have completed high school.
  • 14.8% of people in Morgan City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Morgan City

IndexMorgan CityLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.0%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college37.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.5%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amelia, LA1,98785%72%
Berwick, LA4,77980%62%
Bayou Vista, LA5,16480%62%
Patterson, LA6,08571%44%
Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,72165%31%
Morgan City, LA11,93672%47%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Buda, TX11,93675%52%
Guymon, OK11,93463%28%
Richmond, TX11,93979%61%
Washington, IN11,94164%29%
Crestwood, MO11,94179%60%
Morgan City, LA11,93672%47%
Source: The Morgan City, 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.