Denham Springs school information

IndexDenham SpringsLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores79%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools131,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Denham Springs, LA educational system consists of 13 public schools, n/a private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Denham Springs public schools have average test scores of 79% which is 24% higher than than the Louisiana average and 61% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Denham Springs public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 71.5% have completed high school, 15.3% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Denham Springs are 61% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 13 public schools in Denham Springs.
  • 73.4% of people in Denham Springs have completed 8th grade.
  • 71.5% of people in Denham Springs have completed high school.
  • 15.3% of people in Denham Springs have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Denham Springs

IndexDenham SpringsLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade73.4%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school71.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college45.6%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree21.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.3%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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Source: The Denham Springs, 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.