Oil City school information

IndexOil CityLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores61%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools11,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Oil City, LA educational system consists of 1 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Oil City public schools have average test scores of 61% which is 5% lower than than the Louisiana average and 24% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Oil City public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 70.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 68.9% have completed high school, 7.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.6% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Oil City are 24% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Oil City.
  • 70.7% of people in Oil City have completed 8th grade.
  • 68.9% of people in Oil City have completed high school.
  • 7.5% of people in Oil City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Oil City

IndexOil CityLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade70.7%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school68.9%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college33.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.2%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.2%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.6%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Belcher, LA30891%84%
Benton, LA1,90980%62%
Mooringsport, LA72260%21%
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Vivian, LA3,64551%3%
Oil City, LA99061%24%

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Cotter, AR99040%19%
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Manassa, CO99047%4%
Lamar, SC99144%10%
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Source: The Oil City, 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.