Meraux school information

Average Test Scores78%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio18:114:116:1
Total public schools21,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Meraux, LA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Meraux public schools have average test scores of 78% which is 22% higher than than the Louisiana average and 58% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Meraux public schools is 18:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 77.8% have completed high school, 12.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Meraux are 58% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Meraux.
  • 79.4% of people in Meraux have completed 8th grade.
  • 77.8% of people in Meraux have completed high school.
  • 12.8% of people in Meraux have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Meraux

Completed 8th grade79.4%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school77.8%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college42.1%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors12.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%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 Meraux (high school & post-secondary)

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Jean Lafitte, LA1,88876%54%
New Orleans, LA382,92273%48%
Poydras, LA2,39471%44%
Gretna, LA17,83271%44%
Meraux, LA6,78778%58%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Nyack, NY6,78855%11%
Aspen, CO6,78848%3%
Portage Lakes, OH6,78588%78%
Hamilton, AL6,78445%10%
Dade City, FL6,78237%25%
Meraux, LA6,78778%58%
Source: The Meraux, 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.