Workforce & Education


St. Tammany has a highly rated public-school system ( that continuously scores above national and state levels on standardized tests. ranked St. Tammany Parish Public Schools in the top 16% of school districts in the country in 2019. It has also been ranked as #6 of 69 Best School Districts in Louisiana. The St. Tammany Parish School Board and all public schools within the system are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

In addition to having a nationally ranked public-school system, St. Tammany Parish is home to Northshore Technical Community College and has close proximity to Southeastern Louisiana University, Tulane University, Xavier University, Dillard University, Louisiana State University, University of New Orleans, Delgado Community College, and Delta Community College; many have satellite campuses in St. Tammany.





The extended labor shed boasts 37 educational institutions Tulane University, University of New Orleans, Loyola University, Delgado Community College and Northshore Community Technical College offering graduates at every level.

Companies can take advantage of our strategic location between NASA’s Stennis Space Center and the Michoud Assembly Facility giving you access to some of the most advanced technology minds in engineering and science today.

The New Orleans metro has the highest growth in millennial population behind only Virginia Beach and tied with Nashville and well ahead of Tulsa, Sarasota and Memphis.


Top Schools in St. Tammany Labor Shed (70-minute region):


  • Tulane University of Louisiana
  • Delgado Community College
  • Southeastern Louisiana University
  • University of New Orleans
  • Aveda Institute-Covington
  • Northshore Technical Community College
  • Loyola University New Orleans
  • LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
  • Pearl River Community College
  • Southern University at New Orleans
  • Xavier University of Louisiana