Gonzales school information

Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools61,33479,221
Total private schools339524,874
Total post-secondary schools21757,963
The Gonzales, LA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Gonzales public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 11% higher than than the Louisiana average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gonzales public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 84.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 17.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Gonzales are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Gonzales.
  • 84.1% of people in Gonzales have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Gonzales have completed high school.
  • 17.8% of people in Gonzales have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Gonzales

Completed 8th grade84.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters7.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prairieville, LA29,73287%77%
Paulina, LA1,21079%60%
French Settlement, LA1,40577%55%
Shenandoah, LA19,99975%53%
Sorrento, LA1,66975%51%
Gonzales, LA10,49271%44%

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Vermilion, OH10,49178%59%
Belmont, NC10,49449%0%
Arizona City, AZ10,48920%60%
Satellite Beach, FL10,49578%58%
Cambridge, OH10,49573%48%
Gonzales, LA10,49271%44%
Source: The Gonzales, 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.