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Monroe school information

Index Monroe Louisiana National
Average Test Scores55%66%48%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools321,33479,221
Total private schools839524,874
Total post-secondary schools51757,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Monroe are 14% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 32 public schools in Monroe
  • 79.5% of people in Monroe have completed 8th grade
  • 78.2% of people in Monroe have completed high school
  • 28.6% of people in Monroe have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Monroe

      Index Monroe Louisiana National
      Completed 8th grade79.5%80.2%84.3%
      Completed high school78.2%78.5%83.0%
      Completed some college53.3%49.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree31.9%28.6%38.5%
      Completed bachelors28.6%23.0%30.3%
      Completed masters11.3%7.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree3.8%2.6%3.3%
      Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%

      Monroe, LA School Districts

      • Monroe City School District
      • Ouachita Parish School District

      There are a total of 32 public schools, 8 private schools and 5 post-secondary schools in Monroe. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Monroe, LA schools is 55%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Monroe, LA, an average of 79.5% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 78.2% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Sterlington, LA2,75384%74.0%
      Calhoun, LA26579%64.1%
      West Monroe, LA12,43177%60.5%
      Start, LA96457%18.8%
      Monroe, LA47,90655%13.8%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Jeffersonville, IN47,93247%1.8%
      Niagara Falls, NY47,97833%32.1%
      Minot, ND47,83442%11.7%
      Dublin, OH47,82481%68.7%
      Covina, CA47,78745%6.1%
      Monroe, LA47,90655%13.8%
      Source: The Monroe, LA education data displayed above is derived from the 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.