Pearl River school information

IndexPearl RiverLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores68%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools41,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Pearl River, LA educational system consists of 4 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Pearl River public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 7% higher than than the Louisiana average and 39% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Pearl River public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 73.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 69.2% have completed high school, 10.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Pearl River are 39% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Pearl River.
  • 73.3% of people in Pearl River have completed 8th grade.
  • 69.2% of people in Pearl River have completed high school.
  • 10.5% of people in Pearl River have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Pearl River

IndexPearl RiverLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade73.3%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school69.2%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college38.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree15.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Slidell, LA27,69772%46%
Lacombe, LA7,93068%39%
Picayune, MS10,73226%48%
Nicholson, MS2,77519%61%
Pearl River, LA2,50468%39%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
East Sonora, CA2,50431%38%
Blountstown, FL2,50448%3%
Sewanee, TN2,50367%36%
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50377%56%
Seville, OH2,50585%72%
Pearl River, LA2,50468%39%
Source: The Pearl River, 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.