Colfax school information

IndexColfaxLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores42%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools11,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Colfax, LA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Colfax public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 34% lower than than the Louisiana average and 15% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Colfax public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.2% have completed high school, 10.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Colfax are 15% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Colfax.
  • 75.9% of people in Colfax have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.2% of people in Colfax have completed high school.
  • 10.5% of people in Colfax have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Colfax

IndexColfaxLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade75.9%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school74.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college38.6%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree17.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dry Prong, LA52470%42%
Montgomery, LA70261%23%
Colfax, LA1,81742%15%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Charlotte Hall, MD1,81752%6%
Taft, FL1,81740%20%
Crosbyton, TX1,81865%31%
Varnell, GA1,81640%19%
Twin Lake, MI1,81835%30%
Colfax, LA1,81742%15%
Source: The Colfax, 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.