New Iberia school information

IndexNew IberiaLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores66%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools221,33479,221
Total private schools639524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The New Iberia, LA educational system consists of 22 public schools, 6 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. New Iberia public schools have average test scores of 66% which is 4% higher than than the Louisiana average and 35% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of New Iberia public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 72.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.4% have completed high school, 15.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in New Iberia are 35% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 22 public schools in New Iberia.
  • 72.5% of people in New Iberia have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.4% of people in New Iberia have completed high school.
  • 15.8% of people in New Iberia have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in New Iberia

IndexNew IberiaLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade72.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school69.4%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college37.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors15.8%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Glencoe, LA31386%74%
Erath, LA1,95785%73%
Delcambre, LA2,27384%70%
Milton, LA3,02784%70%
Youngsville, LA10,87880%62%
New Iberia, LA30,71766%35%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Long Branch, NJ30,70523%53%
Dover, NH30,75053%8%
Goleta, CA30,67148%2%
Milford Mill, MD30,65028%43%
Brooklyn Center, MN30,78535%28%
New Iberia, LA30,71766%35%
Source: The New Iberia, 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.