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Avg. test scores 48%
High school dipl. 2%
Bachelors degree 16%

Shreveport school information

IndexShreveportLouisianaNational
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
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Key findings

  • The 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

      IndexShreveportLouisianaNational
      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%

      Shreveport, LA School Districts

      • Caddo Parish School District
      • Bossier Parish School District

      There are a total of 71 public schools, 15 private schools and 16 post-secondary schools in Shreveport. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Shreveport, LA schools is 52%. The average student to teacher ratio is 20:1. In Shreveport, LA, an average of 82.6% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 81.5% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      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%

      Cities with similar population

      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.