Houma school information

Average Test Scores63%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools261,33479,221
Total private schools939524,874
Total post-secondary schools41757,963
The Houma, LA educational system consists of 26 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools. Houma public schools have average test scores of 63% which is 1% lower than than the Louisiana average and 28% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Houma public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.9% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Houma are 28% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 26 public schools in Houma.
  • 78.5% of people in Houma have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.9% of people in Houma have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Houma have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Houma

Completed 8th grade78.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school75.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college42.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Lockport, LA2,52882%67%
Bourg, LA2,63076%55%
Bayou Blue, LA12,33374%50%
Mathews, LA2,42673%47%
Bayou Cane, LA20,44572%47%
Houma, LA34,05263%28%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Chester, PA34,05615%69%
Kyle, TX34,08067%36%
Dana Point, CA34,00944%10%
Redan, GA34,10019%62%
Pekin, IL34,00333%33%
Houma, LA34,05263%28%
Source: The Houma, 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.