A-
Avg. test scores 34%
High school dipl. 1%
Bachelors degree 17%

Lafayette school information

IndexLafayetteLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores66%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools291,33479,221
Total private schools1939524,874
Total post-secondary schools111757,963
«1/1»

Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lafayette are 34% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 29 public schools in Lafayette
  • 83.3% of people in Lafayette have completed 8th grade
  • 82.2% of people in Lafayette have completed high school
  • 35.4% of people in Lafayette have completed a bachelors degree

Nearby Areas with High Test Scores

See all the best places to live around Lafayette

Compare Lafayette, LA Schools

      vs
      How would you rate education in Lafayette?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      How do you rate the proximity of schools in Lafayette?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Lafayette poll results

      Education level achieved in Lafayette

      IndexLafayetteLouisianaNational
      Completed 8th grade83.3%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school82.2%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college61.7%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree40.1%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors35.4%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters11.5%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree4.2%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.6%1.0%1.3%

      Lafayette, LA School Districts

      • Lafayette Parish School District

      There are a total of 29 public schools, 19 private schools and 11 post-secondary schools in Lafayette. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lafayette, LA schools is 66%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Lafayette, LA, an average of 83.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 82.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Milton, LA3,02784%70%
      Maurice, LA1,46180%63%
      Youngsville, LA10,87880%62%
      Parks, LA83677%56%
      Broussard, LA10,22172%46%
      Lafayette, LA125,80866%34%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Kent, WA125,49246%6%
      Simi Valley, CA126,12640%20%
      Concord, CA126,93833%32%
      Hartford, CT124,32025%49%
      Stamford, CT127,41040%18%
      Lafayette, LA125,80866%34%
      Source: The Lafayette, 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.