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Avg. test scores 5%
High school dipl. 22%
Bachelors degree 59%

Independence school information

IndexIndependenceLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores52%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Independence are 5% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Independence
  • 66.9% of people in Independence have completed 8th grade
  • 64.6% of people in Independence have completed high school
  • 12.3% of people in Independence have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Independence

      IndexIndependenceLouisianaNational
      Completed 8th grade66.9%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school64.6%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college31.1%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree14.4%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors12.3%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters4.0%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

      Independence, LA School Districts

      • Tangipahoa Parish School District

      There are a total of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Independence. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Independence, LA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 16:1. In Independence, LA, an average of 66.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 64.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Albany, LA1,42976%54%
      Springfield, LA42272%46%
      Livingston, LA1,81670%42%
      Ponchatoula, LA6,94465%31%
      Roseland, LA1,03160%21%
      Independence, LA1,70452%5%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Horton, KS1,70430%40%
      Hudson, IL1,70427%45%
      Claysburg, PA1,70444%10%
      Prairie Grove, IL1,70445%10%
      Newaygo, MI1,70435%29%
      Independence, LA1,70452%5%
      Source: The Independence, 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.