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99%
  • L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies
  • 815 Huey P. Long Avenue, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 307
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 18:1
95%
  • Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies
  • 17 Gretna Blvd., Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 400
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
95%
  • Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies
  • 701 Amelia Street, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 362
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
60%
  • William Hart Elementary School
  • 2001 Hancock Street, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 414
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
60%
  • Shirley Johnson/gretna Park Elementary School
  • 1130 Gretna Boulevard, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 636
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
55%
  • Young Audiences Charter School
  • 615 Baronne Street Suite 20, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: KG - 4 · Students: 509
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
52%
  • Mcdonogh 26/homedale Elementary School
  • 1200 Jefferson Street, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 371
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
51%
  • Gretna Middle School
  • 910 Gretna Boulevard, Gretna
  • Jefferson Parish
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 765
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
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Gretna school information

IndexGretnaLouisianaNational
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
The Gretna, LA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 7 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Gretna public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 10% higher than than the Louisiana average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Gretna public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 75.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.6% have completed high school, 16.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Gretna

IndexGretnaLouisianaNational
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.

To customize your list of Gretna schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Gretna, LA schools.

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.