Avg. test scores 9%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 27%

Alexandria school information

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

Key findings

  • The 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

      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%

      Alexandria, LA School Districts

      • Rapides Parish School District

      There are a total of 29 public schools, 9 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Alexandria. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Alexandria, LA schools is 53%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Alexandria, LA, an average of 79.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Collierville, TN48,00578%58%
      Tuckahoe, VA47,99781%64%
      Stillwater, OK48,10481%65%
      Dunwoody, GA48,12860%23%
      East Honolulu, HI47,95764%31%
      Alexandria, LA48,04453%9%
      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.