Bossier City school information

IndexBossier CityLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores65%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools241,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schools21757,963
The Bossier City, LA educational system consists of 24 public schools, 1 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Bossier City public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 2% higher than than the Louisiana average and 32% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bossier City public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 83.6% have completed high school, 25.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bossier City are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Bossier City.
  • 84.9% of people in Bossier City have completed 8th grade.
  • 83.6% of people in Bossier City have completed high school.
  • 25.4% of people in Bossier City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bossier City

IndexBossier CityLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade84.9%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school83.6%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college60.5%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree34.2%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benton, LA1,90980%62%
Eastwood, LA4,64970%41%
Haughton, LA3,39567%36%
Mooringsport, LA72260%21%
Blanchard, LA2,97359%20%
Bossier City, LA67,15265%32%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Jackson, TN67,16242%14%
New Braunfels, TX67,09783%68%
Maple Grove, MN66,96961%24%
Kenner, LA66,95468%37%
Yorba Linda, CA67,36267%37%
Bossier City, LA67,15265%32%
Source: The Bossier City, 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.