River Ridge school information

IndexRiver RidgeLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores62%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools11,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The River Ridge, LA educational system consists of 1 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. River Ridge 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 River Ridge public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 88.5% of students have completed 8th grade, 87.3% have completed high school, 35.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.2% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in River Ridge are 26% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in River Ridge.
  • 88.5% of people in River Ridge have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.3% of people in River Ridge have completed high school.
  • 35.1% of people in River Ridge have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in River Ridge

IndexRiver RidgeLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade88.5%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school87.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college64.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree41.8%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.1%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.2%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.1%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Norco, LA2,94891%85%
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Paradis, LA1,54284%70%
Harahan, LA9,32181%64%
Destrehan, LA11,21180%62%
River Ridge, LA13,70662%26%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Teays Valley, WV13,70660%21%
Livingston, CA13,70326%46%
Belle Chasse, LA13,70985%72%
Hockessin, DE13,70244%11%
Ephrata, PA13,71467%35%
River Ridge, LA13,70662%26%
Source: The River Ridge, 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.