Westwego school information

Average Test Scores53%65%68%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,235
Total private schools139524,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,965

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  • The average school test scores in Westwego are 22% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Westwego.
  • 68.0% of people in Westwego have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.1% of people in Westwego have completed high school.
  • 8.0% of people in Westwego have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Westwego

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  • Joshua Butler Elementary School300 Fourth StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 494 · Ratio: 14:157
  • Live Oak Manor Elementary School200 Acadia DriveGrades: PK - 05Students: 307 · Ratio: 16:163
  • Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School537 Avenue DGrades: PK - 05Students: 418 · Ratio: 14:135
  • Stella Worley Middle School801 Spartan Dr.Grades: 06 - 08Students: 558 · Ratio: 18:155
  • Vic A. Pitre Elementary School1525 Spruce StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 535 · Ratio: 16:155

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Education level achieved in Westwego

Completed 8th grade68.0%79.5%83.8%
Completed high school65.1%77.6%82.4%
Completed some college35.4%48.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree14.1%27.5%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.0%22.1%29.3%
Completed masters2.0%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 Westwego (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,17185%25%
Destrehan, LA11,25079%16%
Harahan, LA9,32478%15%
Arabi, LA4,52178%14%
Meraux, LA6,62778%14%
Westwego, LA8,53153%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marathon, FL8,52953%22%
Franklin, VA8,53463%7%
Chillicothe, MO8,52855%19%
Richmond Heights, MO8,52659%13%
Clinton, SC8,52572%6%
Westwego, LA8,53153%22%
Source: The Westwego, 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.