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Avg. test scores 15%
High school dipl. 11%
Bachelors degree 65%

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
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Key findings

  • The 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%

      Colfax, LA School Districts

      • Grant Parish School District

      There are a total of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Colfax. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Colfax, LA schools is 42%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Colfax, LA, an average of 75.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 74.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

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

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Taft, FL1,81740%20%
      Charlotte Hall, MD1,81752%6%
      Varnell, GA1,81640%19%
      Twin Lake, MI1,81835%30%
      Girard, IL1,81823%53%
      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.