Avg. test scores 44%
High school dipl. 13%
Bachelors degree 45%

Gretna school information

Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools91,33479,221
Total private schools739524,874
Total post-secondary schools31757,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Gretna are 44% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Gretna
  • 75.1% of people in Gretna have completed 8th grade
  • 72.6% of people in Gretna have completed high school
  • 16.8% of people in Gretna have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Gretna

      Completed 8th grade75.1%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school72.6%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college43.6%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree21.5%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors16.8%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters5.8%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.8%1.0%1.3%

      Gretna, LA School Districts

      • Jefferson Parish School District

      There are a total of 9 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Gretna. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Gretna, LA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Gretna, LA, an average of 75.1% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 72.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
      Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
      Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
      Jean Lafitte, LA1,88876%54%
      Metairie, LA144,77275%52%
      Gretna, LA17,83271%44%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Newburyport, MA17,83777%57%
      Cherry Hill, VA17,82275%51%
      Arroyo Grande, CA17,84245%8%
      Durango, CO17,81739%21%
      St. Marys, GA17,85347%5%
      Gretna, LA17,83271%44%
      Source: The Gretna, 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.