Plaquemine is home to several public schools operated through the Iberville Parish School Board, St. John Interparochial School, and Iberville Charter Academy.  These schools offer some of the finest school facilities and equipment in the state and excellent educational options.
  1. Higher Education
  2. Parish Library
  3. Public Schools
  4. Saint John School


Higher educational opportunities are as close as the Louisiana State University (LSU) or Southern University (SU) in Baton Rouge. LSU is the state's largest university and flagship institution, with an enrollment of some 30,000 students. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL) is only one hour drive away.


A variety of specialty training programs are located within 30 miles of Plaquemine, including Baton Rouge Community College, Our Lady of the Lake College (medical and nursing) and others.

Plaquemine is also home to the Baton Rouge Community College Westside campus, which provides a variety of occupational training programs, including:
  • Welding
  • Industrial maintenance
  • Nursing, and more 
The Westside Campus facility is located at:
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA  70764
Phone: 225-687-5500