Central school information

IndexCentralLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores78%64%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a14:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Central, LA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Central public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 22% higher than than the Louisiana average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Central public schools is n/a, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 23.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Central are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Central.
  • 86.7% of people in Central have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Central have completed high school.
  • 23.9% of people in Central have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Central

IndexCentralLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade86.7%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college55.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.9%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Zachary, LA16,15485%72%
Denham Springs, LA10,27879%61%
Slaughter, LA1,32279%61%
Watson, LA92578%58%
Shenandoah, LA19,99975%53%
Central, LA28,01778%58%

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Enterprise, AL28,02553%7%
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Bella Vista, AR27,98557%15%
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Central, LA28,01778%58%
Source: The Central, 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.