La Crosse school information

IndexLa CrosseWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools241,86979,221
Total private schools1387224,874
Total post-secondary schools51147,963
The La Crosse, WI educational system consists of 24 public schools, 13 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools. La Crosse public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 7% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 11% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of La Crosse public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 90.2% have completed high school, 32.9% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in La Crosse are 11% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in La Crosse.
  • 91.3% of people in La Crosse have completed 8th grade.
  • 90.2% of people in La Crosse have completed high school.
  • 32.9% of people in La Crosse have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in La Crosse

IndexLa CrosseWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade91.3%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school90.2%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college68.4%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree46.4%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors32.9%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.8%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Trempealeau, WI1,78765%31%
Caledonia, MN2,79962%26%
Holmen, WI9,51362%25%
Onalaska, WI18,39659%19%
Bangor, WI1,32355%11%
La Crosse, WI52,14044%11%

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Placentia, CA52,16855%12%
Florissant, MO52,21843%13%
Peabody, MA52,23561%24%
Aspen Hill, MD52,02837%26%
Perth Amboy, NJ52,26522%56%
La Crosse, WI52,14044%11%
Source: The La Crosse, WI 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.