Zachary school information

IndexZacharyLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores85%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio19:114:116:1
Total public schools41,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Zachary, LA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Zachary public schools have average test scores of 85% which is 32% higher than than the Louisiana average and 72% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Zachary public schools is 19:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 90.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.1% have completed high school, 34.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Zachary are 72% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Zachary.
  • 90.4% of people in Zachary have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.1% of people in Zachary have completed high school.
  • 34.3% of people in Zachary have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Zachary

IndexZacharyLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade90.4%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school90.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college67.8%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.3%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
St. Francisville, LA2,06480%63%
Denham Springs, LA10,27879%61%
Slaughter, LA1,32279%61%
Central, LA28,01778%58%
Watson, LA92578%58%
Zachary, LA16,15485%72%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lebanon, OR16,16242%16%
Eggertsville, NY16,14545%9%
Portland, TX16,14479%61%
Gainesville, TX16,16957%15%
Calhoun, GA16,13938%24%
Zachary, LA16,15485%72%
Source: The Zachary, 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.