Avg. test scores 30%
High school dipl. 5%
Bachelors degree 18%

Jefferson school information

Average Test Scores64%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Jefferson are 30% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Jefferson
  • 80.5% of people in Jefferson have completed 8th grade
  • 78.7% of people in Jefferson have completed high school
  • 24.7% of people in Jefferson have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Jefferson

      Completed 8th grade80.5%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school78.7%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college54.2%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.2%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.7%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters8.0%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.5%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.2%1.0%1.3%

      Jefferson, LA School Districts

      • Jefferson Parish School District

      There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jefferson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jefferson, LA schools is 64%. The average student to teacher ratio is 12:1. In Jefferson, LA, an average of 80.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.7% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Norco, LA2,94891%85%
      Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
      Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
      Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
      Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
      Jefferson, LA10,53264%30%

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milford, DE10,53245%9%
      Royse City, TX10,53279%61%
      Forest, VA10,53784%70%
      Maynard, MA10,52671%45%
      Farmington, MI10,52660%21%
      Jefferson, LA10,53264%30%
      Source: The Jefferson, 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.