Harvey school information

Average Test Scores59%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools91,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Harvey, LA educational system consists of 9 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Harvey public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 8% lower than than the Louisiana average and 19% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Harvey public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 74.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 72.2% have completed high school, 14.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Harvey are 19% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 9 public schools in Harvey.
  • 74.0% of people in Harvey have completed 8th grade.
  • 72.2% of people in Harvey have completed high school.
  • 14.2% of people in Harvey have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Harvey

Completed 8th grade74.0%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school72.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college40.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
St. Rose, LA8,42777%56%
Jean Lafitte, LA1,88876%54%
Harvey, LA20,10259%19%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Raymore, MO20,10762%25%
Coralville, IA20,07875%51%
Elmwood Park, NJ20,13537%25%
Miamisburg, OH20,06973%49%
Casa de Oro-Mount Helix, CA20,13741%16%
Harvey, LA20,10259%19%
Source: The Harvey, 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.