West Monroe school information

IndexWest MonroeLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores75%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools201,33479,221
Total private schools239524,874
Total post-secondary schools31757,963
The West Monroe, LA educational system consists of 20 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. West Monroe public schools have average test scores of 75% which is 17% higher than than the Louisiana average and 52% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of West Monroe public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 79.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 78.3% have completed high school, 19.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in West Monroe are 52% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in West Monroe.
  • 79.6% of people in West Monroe have completed 8th grade.
  • 78.3% of people in West Monroe have completed high school.
  • 19.1% of people in West Monroe have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in West Monroe

IndexWest MonroeLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school78.3%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college47.9%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.1%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters6.6%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.0%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Claiborne, LA11,29987%76%
Sterlington, LA2,16579%60%
Swartz, LA5,23574%50%
Calhoun, LA36572%47%
Lakeshore, LA1,75563%28%
West Monroe, LA13,03175%52%

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Source: The West Monroe, 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.