Ferriday school information

Average Test Scores36%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio11:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Ferriday, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Ferriday public schools have average test scores of 36% which is 44% lower than than the Louisiana average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ferriday public schools is 11:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 74.6% have completed high school, 17.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ferriday are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Ferriday.
  • 76.5% of people in Ferriday have completed 8th grade.
  • 74.6% of people in Ferriday have completed high school.
  • 17.1% of people in Ferriday have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ferriday

Completed 8th grade76.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school74.6%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college39.8%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Monterey, LA40085%72%
Sicily Island, LA46867%36%
Vidalia, LA4,14862%26%
Natchez, MS15,34525%50%
Morgantown, MS1,7535%90%
Ferriday, LA3,40236%28%

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Red Oaks Mill, NY3,40254%9%
Galena, IL3,40237%25%
Mayfield, OH3,40190%83%
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Ferriday, LA3,40236%28%
Source: The Ferriday, 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.