Ville Platte school information

IndexVille PlatteLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools71,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Ville Platte, LA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ville Platte public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 6% lower than than the Louisiana average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ville Platte public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 65.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 61.2% have completed high school, 10.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ville Platte are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Ville Platte.
  • 65.9% of people in Ville Platte have completed 8th grade.
  • 61.2% of people in Ville Platte have completed high school.
  • 10.2% of people in Ville Platte have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ville Platte

IndexVille PlatteLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade65.9%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school61.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college28.6%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree13.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Mamou, LA3,20374%49%
Eunice, LA10,19967%37%
Chataignier, LA27967%36%
Lawtell, LA1,35262%25%
Washington, LA79260%21%
Ville Platte, LA7,33860%23%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Keyes, CA7,33835%30%
Franklin, LA7,33954%9%
Bermuda Dunes, CA7,33948%3%
Chehalis, WA7,34036%27%
Ralston, NE7,33468%39%
Ville Platte, LA7,33860%23%
Source: The Ville Platte, 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.