Jena school information

Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools61,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Jena, LA educational system consists of 6 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jena public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 11% higher than than the Louisiana average and 45% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jena public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 66.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 65.3% have completed high school, 14.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Jena are 45% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 6 public schools in Jena.
  • 66.8% of people in Jena have completed 8th grade.
  • 65.3% of people in Jena have completed high school.
  • 14.9% of people in Jena have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jena

Completed 8th grade66.8%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school65.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college34.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree22.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.9%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Georgetown, LA39275%51%
Urania, LA1,20670%41%
Midway, LA1,35766%33%
Olla, LA1,36359%20%
Jena, LA3,41071%45%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Paw Paw, MI3,40838%23%
Grasonville, MD3,41246%8%
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Mount Gilead, OH3,40772%46%
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Jena, LA3,41071%45%
Source: The Jena, 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.