Jackson school information

IndexJacksonLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores51%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools41,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schools21757,963
The Jackson, LA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Jackson public schools have average test scores of 51% which is 21% lower than than the Louisiana average and 3% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jackson public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 48.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 44.4% have completed high school, 3.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Jackson are 3% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Jackson.
  • 48.3% of people in Jackson have completed 8th grade.
  • 44.4% of people in Jackson have completed high school.
  • 3.5% of people in Jackson have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jackson

IndexJacksonLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade48.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school44.4%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college23.2%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors3.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Zachary, LA16,15485%72%
St. Francisville, LA2,06480%63%
Slaughter, LA1,32279%61%
Clinton, LA1,34029%41%
New Roads, LA4,71625%50%
Jackson, LA3,79551%3%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Broadway, VA3,79583%69%
Albia, IA3,79578%59%
Holden Heights, FL3,79543%14%
Lancaster, WI3,79649%1%
Clifton Forge, VA3,79275%51%
Jackson, LA3,79551%3%
Source: The Jackson, 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.