Port Sulphur school information

IndexPort SulphurLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores62%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools21,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Port Sulphur, LA educational system consists of 2 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Port Sulphur public schools have average test scores of 62% which is 3% lower than than the Louisiana average and 26% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Port Sulphur public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 60.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 55.0% have completed high school, 1.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Port Sulphur are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 2 public schools in Port Sulphur.
  • 60.4% of people in Port Sulphur have completed 8th grade.
  • 55.0% of people in Port Sulphur have completed high school.
  • 1.4% of people in Port Sulphur have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Port Sulphur

IndexPort SulphurLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade60.4%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school55.0%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college18.8%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree1.6%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors1.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters0.9%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Empire, LA92671%43%
Port Sulphur, LA2,04162%26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Clayton, NY2,04157%15%
Midland City, AL2,04140%20%
Chesterland, OH2,04085%73%
Malad City, ID2,04030%40%
Dover, PA2,04257%15%
Port Sulphur, LA2,04162%26%
Source: The Port Sulphur, 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.