Bridge City school information

IndexBridge CityLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores40%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio10:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Bridge City, LA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Bridge City public schools have average test scores of 40% which is 38% lower than than the Louisiana average and 19% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Bridge City public schools is 10:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.1% have completed high school, 6.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Bridge City are 19% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Bridge City.
  • 73.0% of people in Bridge City have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.1% of people in Bridge City have completed high school.
  • 6.9% of people in Bridge City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Bridge City

IndexBridge CityLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade73.0%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school69.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college37.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree10.6%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors6.9%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.0%1.3%

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

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Norco, LA2,94891%85%
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Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
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Bridge City, LA6,66340%19%

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Source: The Bridge 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.