Sulphur school information

IndexSulphurLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores65%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools111,33479,221
Total private schools339524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Sulphur, LA educational system consists of 11 public schools, 3 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Sulphur public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 2% higher than than the Louisiana average and 33% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Sulphur public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 80.9% have completed high school, 19.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Sulphur are 33% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Sulphur.
  • 82.0% of people in Sulphur have completed 8th grade.
  • 80.9% of people in Sulphur have completed high school.
  • 19.1% of people in Sulphur have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Sulphur

IndexSulphurLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade82.0%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college51.8%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.2%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prien, LA7,90379%61%
Carlyss, LA5,04177%56%
Moss Bluff, LA12,65472%46%
Gillis, LA49170%41%
Westlake, LA4,61166%35%
Sulphur, LA20,19865%33%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Cameron Park, CA20,20149%1%
West Melbourne, FL20,20749%0%
Rocky River, OH20,21195%92%
Simpsonville, SC20,18361%25%
Lorton, VA20,17381%65%
Sulphur, LA20,19865%33%
Source: The Sulphur, 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.