Ponchatoula school information

IndexPonchatoulaLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores68%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio19:114:116:1
Total public schools71,33479,235
Total private schools139524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Ponchatoula are 1% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Ponchatoula.
  • 82.1% of people in Ponchatoula have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Ponchatoula have completed high school.
  • 20.0% of people in Ponchatoula have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Ponchatoula

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  • Champ Cooper Elementary School42530 Highway 445Grades: PK - 08Students: 75 · Ratio: 19:168
  • D.C. Reeves Elementary School18026 Sisters RoadGrades: 03 - 04Students: 737 · Ratio: 18:168
  • Martha Vinyard Elementary SchoolDunson RoadGrades: 04 - 06Students: 648 · Ratio: 20:167
  • Perrin Early Learning Center350 West Ash StreetGrades: PK - KGStudents: 314 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Ponchatoula High School19452 Highway 22 EastGrades: 08 - 12Students: 1,694 · Ratio: 19:168
  • Ponchatoula Junior High School315 East Oak StreetGrades: 07 - 08Students: 759 · Ratio: 19:167
  • Tucker Memorial Elementary School310 South Third StreetGrades: 01 - 02Students: 678 · Ratio: 16:1n/a

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Education level achieved in Ponchatoula

IndexPonchatoulaLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school80.9%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college55.1%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree24.4%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors20.0%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters7.2%7.4%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.4%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.1%0.9%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Folsom, LA66680%17%
Springfield, LA42679%16%
Albany, LA1,54576%12%
Independence, LA1,91361%10%
Natalbany, LA2,90052%23%
Ponchatoula, LA6,75168%1%

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Clairton, PA6,75243%37%
Milford, OH6,74889%31%
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Church Hill, TN6,74249%28%
Sanibel, FL6,76184%24%
Ponchatoula, LA6,75168%1%
Source: The Ponchatoula, 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.