Jennings school information

IndexJenningsLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores65%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio16:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Jennings, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Jennings public schools have average test scores of 65% which is 1% higher than than the Louisiana average and 32% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jennings public schools is 16:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.5% have completed high school, 11.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.1% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Jennings are 32% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Jennings.
  • 73.8% of people in Jennings have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.5% of people in Jennings have completed high school.
  • 11.8% of people in Jennings have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Jennings

IndexJenningsLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade73.8%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school68.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college35.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.2%1.0%1.3%

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

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Mermentau, LA69494%90%
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Morse, LA93882%67%
Estherwood, LA95677%56%
Iota, LA1,73774%50%
Jennings, LA10,18065%32%

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Great Neck, NY10,18371%43%
Marlton, NJ10,18750%1%
Paris, TN10,16862%25%
Columbia, IL10,19347%5%
Rockport, TX10,19769%39%
Jennings, LA10,18065%32%
Source: The Jennings, 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.