Shreveport school information

Average Test Scores52%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio20:114:116:1
Total public schools711,33479,221
Total private schools1539524,874
Total post-secondary schools161757,963
The Shreveport, LA educational system consists of 71 public schools, 15 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools. Shreveport public schools have average test scores of 52% which is 19% lower than than the Louisiana average and 6% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Shreveport public schools is 20:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 82.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 81.5% have completed high school, 25.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Shreveport are 6% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 71 public schools in Shreveport.
  • 82.6% of people in Shreveport have completed 8th grade.
  • 81.5% of people in Shreveport have completed high school.
  • 25.4% of people in Shreveport have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Shreveport

Completed 8th grade82.6%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school81.5%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college54.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.4%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors25.4%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters9.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.4%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.3%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Benton, LA1,90980%62%
Eastwood, LA4,64970%41%
Haughton, LA3,39567%36%
Bossier City, LA67,15265%32%
Mooringsport, LA72260%21%
Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Akron, OH198,50857%15%
Huntington Beach, CA198,72458%19%
Glendale, CA197,89552%6%
Little Rock, AR197,64026%46%
Amarillo, TX197,57075%53%
Shreveport, LA198,57152%6%
Source: The Shreveport, 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.