Lake Providence school information

IndexLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores59%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio12:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Lake Providence, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Lake Providence public schools have average test scores of 59% which is 8% lower than than the Louisiana average and 20% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Lake Providence public schools is 12:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.1% have completed high school, 16.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Lake Providence are 20% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Lake Providence.
  • 70.3% of people in Lake Providence have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.1% of people in Lake Providence have completed high school.
  • 16.5% of people in Lake Providence have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Lake Providence

IndexLake ProvidenceLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade70.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school69.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college36.2%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.7%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors16.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Kilbourne, LA38970%41%
Oak Grove, LA1,53867%36%
Forest, LA22364%29%
Lake Providence, LA3,77959%20%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Pelham, GA3,78225%50%
Ashburn, GA3,78223%52%
Nome, AK3,78236%27%
Basalt, CO3,78334%30%
Vista Santa Rosa, CA3,77518%64%
Lake Providence, LA3,77959%20%
Source: The Lake Providence, 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.