Westwego school information

IndexWestwegoLouisianaNational
Average Test Scores54%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools51,33479,221
Total private schools139524,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1757,963
The Westwego, LA educational system consists of 5 public schools, 1 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Westwego public schools have average test scores of 54% which is 16% lower than than the Louisiana average and 9% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Westwego public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Louisiana and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 68.1% of students have completed 8th grade, 66.1% have completed high school, 9.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Westwego are 9% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 5 public schools in Westwego.
  • 68.1% of people in Westwego have completed 8th grade.
  • 66.1% of people in Westwego have completed high school.
  • 9.1% of people in Westwego have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Westwego

IndexWestwegoLouisianaNational
Completed 8th grade68.1%80.2%84.3%
Completed high school66.1%78.5%83.0%
Completed some college38.4%49.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree14.9%28.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors9.1%23.0%30.3%
Completed masters1.4%7.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.1%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%

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

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Westwego, LA8,54554%9%

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Westwego, LA8,54554%9%
Source: The Westwego, 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.