Walker school information

IndexWalkerLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores74%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools81,33479,221
Total private schoolsn/a39524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Walker, LA educational system consists of 8 public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Walker public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 16% higher than than the Louisiana average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Walker public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 85.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 82.7% have completed high school, 17.5% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.3% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Walker are 51% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Walker.
  • 85.1% of people in Walker have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.7% of people in Walker have completed high school.
  • 17.5% of people in Walker have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Walker

IndexWalkerLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade85.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school82.7%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college55.7%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree27.7%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors17.5%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters5.7%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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Watson, LA92578%58%
French Settlement, LA1,40577%55%
Walker, LA6,25674%51%

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Nibley, UT6,25659%20%
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Walker, LA6,25674%51%
Source: The Walker, 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.