Departments of Education in Louisiana

There are 140 Departments of Education in Louisiana, serving a population of 4,663,461 people in an area of 43,195 square miles. There is 1 Department of Education per 33,310 people, and 1 Department of Education per 308 square miles.

The state of Louisiana is ranked 6th in Departments of Education per capita, and 13th in Departments of Education per square mile.

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Louisiana Education Statistics

Find Louisiana School Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Louisiana School Enrollment
 LouisianaUnited States
School Enrollment (Age 3+)1,160,55281,415,106
Kindergarden59,189 (5.1%)4,083,735 (5.0%)
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)501,302 (43.2%)32,807,983 (40.3%)
High School (Grades 9-12)241,427 (20.8%)17,004,975 (20.9%)
College/Grad School Enrollment278,113 (24.0%)22,570,897 (27.7%)
Louisiana Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 LouisianaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education158,218 (5.1%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)313,742 (10.1%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,055,768 (34.0%)59,265,308 (27.1%)
Some College, No Degree656,172 (21.1%)45,027,332 (20.6%)
Associate's Degree186,448 (6.0%)18,338,323 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree483,170 (15.5%)42,470,927 (19.4%)
Graduate/Professional Degree254,423 (8.2%)26,396,124 (12.1%)
Louisiana Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 LouisianaUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher737,59368,867,051
Arts, Humanities & Others169,773 (23.0%)15,676,993 (22.8%)
Business149,949 (20.3%)14,029,435 (20.4%)
Education119,840 (16.2%)8,575,633 (12.5%)
Science & Engineering206,944 (28.1%)24,078,223 (35.0%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields91,087 (12.3%)6,506,767 (9.4%)