Port Allen school information

IndexPort AllenLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores60%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools71,33479,221
Total private schools339524,874
Total post-secondary schools11757,963
The Port Allen, LA educational system consists of 7 public schools, 3 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools. Port Allen public schools have average test scores of 60% which is 6% lower than than the Louisiana average and 23% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Allen public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 78.7% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.1% have completed high school, 19.0% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Allen are 23% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 7 public schools in Port Allen.
  • 78.7% of people in Port Allen have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.1% of people in Port Allen have completed high school.
  • 19.0% of people in Port Allen have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Allen

IndexPort AllenLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade78.7%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school78.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college43.6%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree25.0%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.0%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.0%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.0%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Port Allen (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Prairieville, LA29,73287%77%
Denham Springs, LA10,27879%61%
Central, LA28,01778%58%
Shenandoah, LA19,99975%53%
Crescent, LA53275%52%
Port Allen, LA5,12360%23%

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Avondale, LA5,12360%22%
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Carlisle, OH5,12584%70%
Port Allen, LA5,12360%23%
Source: The Port Allen, 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.