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Avg. test scores 2%
High school dipl. 7%
Bachelors degree 10%

Hammond school information

IndexHammondLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores50%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools111,33479,221
Total private schools639524,874
Total post-secondary schools51757,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Hammond are 2% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Hammond
  • 78.8% of people in Hammond have completed 8th grade
  • 76.9% of people in Hammond have completed high school
  • 27.4% of people in Hammond have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Hammond

      IndexHammondLouisianaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.8%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school76.9%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college51.2%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.2%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors27.4%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters9.8%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.4%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

      Hammond, LA School Districts

      • Tangipahoa Parish School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 6 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Hammond. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Hammond, LA schools is 50%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Hammond, LA, an average of 78.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Albany, LA1,42976%54%
      Springfield, LA42272%46%
      Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
      Natalbany, LA2,98555%12%
      Independence, LA1,70452%5%
      Hammond, LA20,38950%2%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Portsmouth, OH20,39360%23%
      North Lynnwood, WA20,38452%5%
      Pleasant Prairie, WI20,39560%22%
      West Pensacola, FL20,38226%48%
      Pittsburg, KS20,39939%21%
      Hammond, LA20,38950%2%
      Source: The Hammond, 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.