Laplace school information

IndexLaplaceLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores72%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools41,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Laplace, LA educational system consists of 4 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Laplace public schools have average test scores of 72% which is 12% higher than than the Louisiana average and 46% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Laplace public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.2% have completed high school, 18.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.7% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Laplace are 46% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Laplace.
  • 79.5% of people in Laplace have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.2% of people in Laplace have completed high school.
  • 18.0% of people in Laplace have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Laplace

IndexLaplaceLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade79.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school78.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors18.0%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.7%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norco, LA2,94891%85%
Paradis, LA1,54284%70%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
Kraemer, LA86180%62%
Paulina, LA1,21079%60%
Laplace, LA28,84572%46%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Henderson, KY28,87058%18%
Rahway, NJ28,88431%36%
Perry Hall, MD28,79748%2%
Schererville, IN28,89973%49%
Atwater, CA28,90631%37%
Laplace, LA28,84572%46%
Source: The Laplace, 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.