Metairie school information

IndexMetairieLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores75%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools201,33479,221
Total private schools2839524,874
Total post-secondary schools61757,963
The Metairie, LA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 28 private schools and 6 post-secondary schools. Metairie public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 17% higher than than the Louisiana average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Metairie public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.4% have completed high school, 34.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.9% have completed a doctorate degree.
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  • The average school test scores in Metairie are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Metairie.
  • 87.3% of people in Metairie have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.4% of people in Metairie have completed high school.
  • 34.6% of people in Metairie have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Metairie

IndexMetairieLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school86.4%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college63.1%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors34.6%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.3%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norco, LA2,94891%85%
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
St. Rose, LA8,42777%56%
Metairie, LA144,77275%52%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Savannah, GA144,71726%47%
Syracuse, NY144,35027%46%
Frisco, TX145,64691%84%
Mesquite, TX143,77172%46%
Naperville, IL145,78961%25%
Metairie, LA144,77275%52%
Source: The Metairie, 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.