Alexandria school information

IndexAlexandriaLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores53%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools291,33479,221
Total private schools939524,874
Total post-secondary schools31757,963
The Alexandria, LA educational system consists of 29 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Alexandria public schools have average test scores of 53% which is 16% lower than than the Louisiana average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Alexandria public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.2% have completed high school, 22.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Alexandria are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Alexandria.
  • 79.1% of people in Alexandria have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.2% of people in Alexandria have completed high school.
  • 22.1% of people in Alexandria have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree26.5%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors22.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Woodworth, LA1,20187%76%
Ball, LA4,01470%42%
Pineville, LA14,47759%20%
Lecompte, LA90455%11%
Alexandria, LA48,04453%9%

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Source: The Alexandria, 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.