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  • Patterson High School
  • 2525 Highway 182 W, Patterson
  • St. Mary Parish
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 447
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
  • Hattie A. Watts Elementary School
  • 1307 Third Street, Patterson
  • St. Mary Parish
  • Grades: PK - 4 · Students: 689
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
  • Patterson Junior High School
  • 1101 First Street, Patterson
  • St. Mary Parish
  • Grades: 4 - 8 · Students: 519
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1

Patterson school information

Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Patterson, LA educational system consists of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Patterson public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 11% higher than than the Louisiana average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Patterson public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 67.7% have completed high school, 10.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Patterson

Completed 8th grade71.9%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school67.7%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college30.3%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree11.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters2.8%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.8%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

Patterson, LA School Districts

St. Mary Parish School District

There are a total of 3 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Patterson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Patterson, LA schools is 71%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Patterson, LA, an average of 71.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 67.7% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Patterson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Patterson, LA schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Amelia, LA1,98785%72%
Berwick, LA4,77980%62%
Bayou Vista, LA5,16480%62%
Morgan City, LA11,93672%47%
Bayou L'Ourse, LA1,72165%31%
Patterson, LA6,08571%44%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Elm Grove, WI6,08575%52%
Chamberlayne, VA6,08661%23%
Gunnison, CO6,08634%31%
White Rock, NM6,08353%8%
Fowler, CA6,08335%28%
Patterson, LA6,08571%44%
Source: The Patterson, 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.
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