Avondale school information

IndexAvondaleLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools21,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Avondale, LA educational system consists of 2 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Avondale public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 6% lower than than the Louisiana average and 22% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Avondale public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 69.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.8% have completed high school, 4.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Avondale are 22% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Avondale.
  • 69.1% of people in Avondale have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.8% of people in Avondale have completed high school.
  • 4.0% of people in Avondale have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Avondale

IndexAvondaleLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade69.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school65.8%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college29.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree5.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors4.0%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norco, LA2,94891%85%
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Paradis, LA1,54284%70%
Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
Avondale, LA5,12360%22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Port Allen, LA5,12360%23%
Chestertown, MD5,12221%57%
Glencoe, AL5,12248%3%
Three Points, AZ5,12419%61%
Carlisle, OH5,12584%70%
Avondale, LA5,12360%22%
Source: The Avondale, 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.