Terrytown school information

IndexTerrytownLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores57%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio17:114:116:1
Total public schools31,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Terrytown, LA educational system consists of 3 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Terrytown public schools have average test scores of 57% which is 11% lower than than the Louisiana average and 16% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Terrytown public schools is 17:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 81.2% of students have completed 8th grade, 79.3% have completed high school, 17.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Terrytown are 16% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 3 public schools in Terrytown.
  • 81.2% of people in Terrytown have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.3% of people in Terrytown have completed high school.
  • 17.2% of people in Terrytown have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Terrytown

IndexTerrytownLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade81.2%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school79.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college47.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.7%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.2%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters4.5%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.1%1.0%1.3%

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

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Source: The Terrytown, 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.