Chalmette school information

Average Test Scores69%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools339524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Chalmette, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Chalmette public schools have average test scores of 69% which is 8% higher than than the Louisiana average and 40% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Chalmette public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 76.9% have completed high school, 15.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Chalmette are 40% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Chalmette.
  • 78.1% of people in Chalmette have completed 8th grade.
  • 76.9% of people in Chalmette have completed high school.
  • 15.2% of people in Chalmette have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Chalmette

Completed 8th grade78.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school76.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college44.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
Jean Lafitte, LA1,88876%54%
Metairie, LA144,77275%52%
Chalmette, LA22,34569%40%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ramona, CA22,34639%21%
Auburn Hills, MI22,34237%25%
Prichard, AL22,34025%49%
Hopewell, VA22,33267%36%
Brent, FL22,31944%10%
Chalmette, LA22,34569%40%
Source: The Chalmette, 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.