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Lafourche Parish, Louisiana

Lafourche Parish is a participating Work Ready Community that is actively engaged in earning their certified status.

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jan 31, 2024

Goals updated only for participating counties

22087 St. Bernard 0.38 0.58 us-la-087 SB 22105 Tangipahoa 0.49 0.50 us-la-105 TA 22051 Jefferson 0.63 0.50 us-la-051 JE 22013 Bienville 0.60 0.59 us-la-013 BI 22069 Natchitoches 0.41 0.58 us-la-069 NA 22047 Iberville 0.63 0.61 us-la-047 IB 22077 Pointe Coupee 0.56 0.74 us-la-077 PC 22109 Terrebonne 0.51 0.45 us-la-109 TE 22115 Vernon 0.56 0.50 us-la-115 VE 22079 Rapides 0.55 0.55 us-la-079 RA 22019 Calcasieu 0.49 0.59 us-la-019 CA 22023 Cameron 0.58 0.32 us-la-023 CA 22007 Assumption 0.57 0.37 us-la-007 AS 22057 Lafourche 0.61 0.38 us-la-057 LA 22035 East Carroll 0.52 0.46 us-la-035 EC 22083 Richland 0.41 0.48 us-la-083 RI 22103 St. Tammany 0.39 0.41 us-la-103 ST 22121 West Baton Rouge 0.50 0.67 us-la-121 WB 22125 West Feliciana 0.65 0.46 us-la-125 WF 22003 Allen 0.64 0.49 us-la-003 AL 22089 St. Charles 0.50 0.54 us-la-089 SC 22061 Lincoln 0.50 0.50 us-la-061 LI 22073 Ouachita 0.52 0.60 us-la-073 OU 22101 St. Mary 0.51 0.31 us-la-101 SM 22037 East Feliciana 0.62 0.42 us-la-037 EF 22095 St. John the Baptist 0.42 0.47 us-la-095 SJ 22113 Vermilion 0.51 0.54 us-la-113 VE 22075 Plaquemines 0.25 0.33 us-la-075 PL 22045 Iberia 0.35 0.24 us-la-045 IB 22033 East Baton Rouge 0.42 0.46 us-la-033 EB 22029 Concordia 0.41 0.51 us-la-029 CO 22017 Caddo 0.27 0.55 us-la-017 CA 22081 Red River 0.56 0.38 us-la-081 RR 22015 Bossier 0.45 0.36 us-la-015 BO 22031 De Soto 0.45 0.63 us-la-031 DS 22065 Madison 0.42 0.42 us-la-065 MA 22107 Tensas 0.42 0.48 us-la-107 TE 22021 Caldwell 0.50 0.50 us-la-021 CA 22049 Jackson 0.41 0.50 us-la-049 JA 22039 Evangeline 0.53 0.51 us-la-039 EV 22071 Orleans 0.39 0.47 us-la-071 OR 22099 St. Martin 0.25 0.34 us-la-099 SM 22059 LaSalle 0.50 0.37 us-la-059 LA 22009 Avoyelles 0.39 0.50 us-la-009 AV 22053 Jefferson Davis 0.52 0.45 us-la-053 JD 22011 Beauregard 0.50 0.51 us-la-011 BE 22055 Lafayette 0.60 0.43 us-la-055 LA 22027 Claiborne 0.50 0.50 us-la-027 CL 22025 Catahoula 0.39 0.29 us-la-025 CA 22117 Washington 0.50 0.51 us-la-117 WA 22067 Morehouse 0.36 0.34 us-la-067 MO 22091 St. Helena 0.62 0.50 us-la-091 SH 22041 Franklin 0.46 0.58 us-la-041 FR 22123 West Carroll 0.47 0.48 us-la-123 WC 22093 St. James 0.49 0.49 us-la-093 SJ 22005 Ascension 0.31 0.49 us-la-005 AS 22063 Livingston 0.47 0.41 us-la-063 LI 22111 Union 0.50 0.50 us-la-111 UN 22127 Winn 0.55 0.40 us-la-127 WI 22043 Grant 0.53 0.50 us-la-043 GR 22119 Webster 0.57 0.66 us-la-119 WE 22085 Sabine 0.50 0.39 us-la-085 SA 22001 Acadia 0.41 0.50 us-la-001 AC 22097 St. Landry 0.65 0.41 us-la-097 SL

92 %

of goals attained

Progress Towards Goals

Lafourche Parish is actively participating in the Work Ready program. To become a Certified Work Ready Community, they must prove their ongoing commitment to developing a thriving economy for employers and employees. Requirements include:

  • Having economic development advocates receive training at a Work Ready Bootcamp.
  • Help members of the community's current, emerging and transitioning workforce earn National Career Readiness Certificates.
  • Generate support among private and public employers in the community for hiring people who have earned an NCRC.

ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate [NCRC]

Workforce Total
NCRC
Bronze
NCRC
Silver
NCRC
Gold
NCRC
Platinum
NCRC
Emerging High School 3702 923 2108 514 157
College 52 8 29 14 +
Current Private 133 23 63 31 16
Public 133 31 74 22 6
Transitioning Adult Education + 0 + 0 0
Unemployed 573 179 329 52 13
Recent Veteran 10 + + + 0
Workforce category not identified + 0 + 0 0
Totals 4603 1165 2611 634 193
Workforce Total
NCRC
Emerging High School 3702 923 2108 514 157
College 52 8 29 14 +
Current Private 133 23 63 31 16
Public 133 31 74 22 6
Transitioning Adult Education + 0 + 0 0
Unemployed 573 179 329 52 13
Recent Veteran 10 + + + 0
Workforce category not identified + 0 + 0 0
Totals 4603 1165 2611 634 193

The table above is a detailed breakdown of the same ACT WorkKeys NCRC data presented in the upper right box on this page and represents ACT WorkKeys NCRCs earned or improved throughout the community. All ACT WorkKeys NCRC data is updated monthly.

+ Value less than 4

ACT WorkKeys NCRCs Earned

Showing: Jan 1, 2012 to Jan 31, 2024

Workforce Goals Actual NCRC
Emerging 2457 3754
Current
221 266
Transitioning 758 582
Workforce category not identified + 1
Workforce Goals Actual
Employers Supporting 88 11

Improved ACT NCRC

To/From Bronze Silver Gold Platinum
Not Earned 236 81 2 0
Bronze 520 12 0
Silver 105 8
Gold 31

Service Delivery Locations

These are the locations in Lafourche Parish where a job seeker can take the WorkKeys test.

  • Lafourche Parish Government

Participating High Schools

These Lafourche Parish high schools help students prepare for and take the WorkKeys test.

  • Central Lafourche High School

  • South Lafourche High School

  • Thibodaux High School

Contact Us

For more information on Lafourche Parish's efforts in the Work Ready program, contact:

Lafourche Parish Government

985-493-6681

 
 

Employers in Lafourche Parish recognize or recommend the ACT WorkKeys NCRC

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