Kentwood school information

IndexKentwoodLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores57%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Kentwood, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Kentwood public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 10% lower than than the Louisiana average and 17% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Kentwood public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 76.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 73.8% have completed high school, 5.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Kentwood are 17% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Kentwood.
  • 76.1% of people in Kentwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 73.8% of people in Kentwood have completed high school.
  • 5.9% of people in Kentwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Kentwood

IndexKentwoodLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade76.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school73.8%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college28.2%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors5.9%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.4%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 Kentwood (high school & post-secondary)

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Kentwood, LA2,37957%17%

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Source: The Kentwood, 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.