Avg. test scores 45%
High school dipl. 9%
Bachelors degree 40%
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Houma school information

Average Test Scores70%66%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools261,33479,221
Total private schools939524,874
Total post-secondary schools41757,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Houma are 45% 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%

      Houma, LA School Districts

      • Terrebonne Parish School District

      There are a total of 26 public schools, 9 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Houma. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Houma, LA schools is 70%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Houma, LA, an average of 78.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.9% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Lockport, LA2,52888%81.8%
      Bourg, LA2,63088%81.8%
      Montegut, LA2,05882%70.4%
      Gray, LA5,26276%56.9%
      Raceland, LA10,63376%56.9%
      Houma, LA34,05270%45.4%

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      CityPopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Chester, PA34,05618%62.1%
      Kyle, TX34,08041%15.0%
      Pekin, IL34,00330%38.5%
      Bay City, MI34,11036%26.0%
      Hinesville, GA34,12737%23.4%
      Houma, LA34,05270%45.4%
      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.