Louisiana Schools

  • LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
  • P.O. BOX 94064
  • BATON ROUGE, LA 70804
  • (877) 453-2721
Below is a summary of public and private K-12 schools in Louisiana, the information provided includes details on state finances, overall faculty numbers and student enrollment. We have also collected graduation and dropout rates which are broken down by grade and race.

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State Information For Public Schools

Louisiana School Rankings

State Ranking
Graduation Rate63.5%48
Dropout Rate7.5%49
Per Pupil Spending$10,17622
Students Per Teacher13.921
Number of Schools1,67823
Number of Students684,87325
Number of (FTE) Teachers49,37723

Louisiana Student, Faculty and Staff Statistics (2008)

Student Enrollment Per Grade
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment684,87313.9
Prekindergarten Students28,56423.5
Kindergarten Students52,66020.3
1st Grade Students55,967-
2nd Grade Students53,820-
3rd Grade Students54,131-
4th Grade Students57,165-
5th Grade Students49,125-
6th Grade Students48,250-
7th Grade Students52,621-
8th Grade Students51,910-
9th Grade Students56,174-
10th Grade Students44,525-
11th Grade Students41,727-
12th Grade Students38,234-
Ungraded Students--
Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers49,37713.9
Prekindergarten Teachers1,21623.5
Kindergarten Teachers2,59620.3
Elementary Teachers30,761-
Secondary Teachers14,804-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes-1.0
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides11,380
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors1,864
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors2,878
Elementary1,906
Secondary972
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians1,195
Library Support Staff359
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff33,820
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators350
LEA Administrative Support Staff2,789
School Administrators2,852
School Administrative Support Staff3,435
Student Support Services3,677
Other Support Services Staff20,717

Louisiana State Financial Details (2008)

State Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$7,861,129,528-
Total Local Revenues$3,020,547,68538.4%
Property Tax$1,082,080,46713.8%
Non-Property Tax$1,582,255,94120.1%
Local Government Property Tax--
Local Government Non-Property Tax--
Individual Tuition$13,530,8730.2%
Tuition From LEAs$1,836,9670.02%
Individual Transportation Fees$20,9380.00%
Transportation Fees From LEAs$830,6600.01%
Earnings on Investments$132,690,1481.7%
Food Service$50,345,2310.6%
Student Activities--
Textbooks$200,9100.00%
Summer School$2,516,1390.03%
Other Revenues$156,907,0382.0%
Intermediate Revenues--
Total State Revenues$3,523,670,28344.8%
Total Federal Revenues$1,316,911,56016.8%
Direct Grants$57,558,2990.7%
Revenues Through State$1,242,256,75315.8%
Revenues Through Intermediate Agencies--
Other Sources$17,096,5080.2%
State Expenses For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$6,814,454,623-
Total Instructional Expenditures$4,011,922,47358.9%
Salaries$2,720,712,57439.9%
Teacher Salaries - Regular$1,660,737,05324.4%
Teacher Salaries - Special Education$410,714,8636.0%
Teacher Salaries - Vocational$76,387,5171.1%
Teacher Salaries - Other$243,191,6393.6%
Employee Benefits$927,875,89013.6%
Purchased Services$87,778,7091.3%
Tuition To Private and Out-of-State Schools$1,336,4770.02%
Tuition To Other LEAs In-State$2,318,4360.03%
Supplies$264,982,6191.0%
Property$9,236,2040.1%
Other--
Textbooks$67,688,2331.0%
Salaries$1,154,387,23716.9%
Student Support$211,797,3293.1%
Instructional Staff Support$232,385,9793.4%
General Administration Support$31,869,4230.5%
School Administration Support$261,447,9253.8%
Operation & Maintenance Support$165,060,3432.4%
Student Transportation Support$165,270,7122.4%
Other Support$86,555,5261.3%
Employee Benefits$421,427,2706.2%
Student Support$64,673,4780.9%
Instructional Staff Support$68,685,0851.0%
General Administration Support$17,804,7110.3%
School Administration Support$87,199,5251.3%
Operation & Maintenance Support$69,036,7291.0%
Student Transportation Support$85,165,0661.2%
Other Support$28,862,6760.4%
Purchased Services$543,189,3958.0%
Student Support$13,923,0610.2%
Instructional Staff Support$20,620,5440.3%
General Administration Support$96,957,5561.4%
School Administration Support$12,064,7980.2%
Operation & Maintenance Support$261,189,3483.8%
Student Transportation Support$95,136,0301.4%
Other Support$43,298,0580.6%
Supplies$266,189,4483.9%
Student Support$6,556,0130.10%
Instructional Staff Support$27,460,4500.4%
General Administration Support$2,897,4060.04%
School Administration Support$4,879,1930.07%
Operation & Maintenance Support$173,374,5062.5%
Student Transportation Support$34,897,2550.5%
Other Support$16,124,6250.2%
Property$75,824,6451.1%
Student Support$1,270,9200.02%
Instructional Staff Support$9,461,1150.1%
General Administration Support$1,229,2580.02%
School Administration Support$1,992,1610.03%
Operation & Maintenance Support$9,903,6170.1%
Student Transportation Support$22,962,8820.3%
Other Support$29,004,6920.4%
Other$45,909,9210.7%
Student Support$647,7790.01%
Instructional Staff Support$3,247,9150.05%
General Administration Support$17,536,1800.3%
School Administration Support$1,916,8930.03%
Operation & Maintenance Support$8,899,0000.1%
Student Transportation Support$2,914,2630.04%
Other Support$10,747,8910.2%
Total Non-Instructional Expenditures$371,428,8795.5%
Food Services$371,327,6575.4%
Salaries$141,000,4962.1%
Employee Benefits$63,284,8210.9%
Purchased Services$20,069,8940.3%
Supplies$145,499,0632.1%
Property--
Other$1,473,3830.02%
Enterprise$101,2220.00%
Salaries$61,6700.00%
Employee Benefits$20,9100.00%
Purchased Services$2,5260.00%
Supplies--
Property--
Other$16,1160.00%

Louisiana State Graduation and Dropout Details (2007)

Graduation Rate By Race
    Graduation Rate
American Indian 65.2%
Asian 86.1%
Hispanic 72.3%
Black 53.3%
White 71.9%
Total 63.5%
Diploma Count By Race
    Diploma Count
American Indian 238
Asian 622
Hispanic 672
Black 13,253
White 19,616
Total 34,401
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients By Race
    OHC Count
American Indian 43
Asian 30
Hispanic 84
Black 2,584
White 2,840
Total 5,581
General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Recipients By Race (Ages 16-19)
    GED Count
American Indian 42
Asian 17
Hispanic 74
Black 727
White 2,335
Total 3,265
Dropout Rates By Grade
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Grade 94,9318.9%
Grade 103,1076.6%
Grade 112,6666.5%
Grade 122,8767.6%
Grades 9-12 Total13,5807.5%
Dropout Rates By Race (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
American Indian187.2%
Asian213.4%
Hispanic1207.8%
Black3,25410.9%
White1,5184.8%
Dropout Rates By Gender (Grades 9-12)
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Male7,9248.9%
Female5,6566.2%
City List
City Name Schools Students S:T Ratio
Median Income
Rating
Grade
Abbeville133,41413.2$19,714
2 Reviews
Abita Springs21,23716.2$39,923
1 Reviews
Albany42,03214.8$25,208
Not Yet Rated
Alexandria4111,45213.4$26,097
22 Reviews
Amite71,98215.2-
2 Reviews
Anacoco294915.8$37,303
Not Yet Rated
Angie4543271.5$27,344
Not Yet Rated
Arcadia466012.9$21,661
5 Reviews
Arnaudville21,05516.3$21,600
1 Reviews
Athens219912.4$18,750
1 Reviews
Avondale21,18415.4$35,917
3 Reviews
Baker112,29216.4$35,151
10 Reviews
Baldwin51,31813.5$23,272
Not Yet Rated
Ball42,26815.9$31,500
Not Yet Rated
Basile270013.9$18,922
2 Reviews
Bastrop164,35413.9$20,418
7 Reviews
Baton Rouge15748,15613.5$30,368
50 Reviews
Belle Chasse83,47312.6$47,271
Not Yet Rated
Belle Rose249312.0$30,313
4 Reviews
Benton42,12016.8$25,708
8 Reviews
Berwick31,39914.8$33,208
5 Reviews
Bienville2845.3$20,227
Not Yet Rated
-
Bogalusa112,28912.9$19,261
Not Yet Rated
Bossier City2812,87815.4$36,561
25 Reviews
Bourg21,51315.0-
2 Reviews
Boutte21,40113.4$27,132
7 Reviews
Braithwaite21917.6-
4 Reviews
Branch230412.9-
Not Yet Rated
Breaux Bridge82,79415.7$25,102
3 Reviews
Bridge City359213.5$23,002
Not Yet Rated
Broussard41,22715.7$36,676
2 Reviews
Brusly41,99814.6$47,619
1 Reviews
Bunkie51,39314.9$14,745
3 Reviews
Calhoun31,52518.1-
7 Reviews
Campti394613.2$14,844
Not Yet Rated
Carencro31,02413.4$22,716
4 Reviews
Cecilia32,02716.6$25,976
6 Reviews
Centerville358413.0-
Not Yet Rated
Chalmette62,74411.8$36,699
3 Reviews
Chauvin31,03413.0$25,922
2 Reviews
Choudrant275614.4$37,321
2 Reviews
Church Point51,67014.8$20,365
2 Reviews
Clinton899812.9$27,016
4 Reviews
Colfax330813.1$17,500
Not Yet Rated
Columbia61,33612.9$30,000
2 Reviews
Cottonport350715.2$18,973
Not Yet Rated
Coushatta81,52013.3$15,500
3 Reviews
Covington184,45713.2$36,949
8 Reviews
Crowley132,59813.6$24,495
4 Reviews
Cut off31,29513.9$38,077
1 Reviews
Delcambre21,05814.3$27,500
2 Reviews
Delhi41,27715.1$21,763
5 Reviews
Denham Springs169,58815.4$41,296
23 Reviews
Dequincy51,43613.4$26,802
1 Reviews
Deridder113,69514.1-
3 Reviews
Destrehan63,01213.5$63,425
6 Reviews
Deville31,95616.8$21,700
10 Reviews
Donaldsonville101,98310.9$24,084
1 Reviews
Doyline259314.6$34,063
7 Reviews
Dry Prong41,64814.8$32,917
15 Reviews
Dubach237810.9$24,531
1 Reviews
Duson42,13514.7$21,071
4 Reviews
Edgard25019.8$24,865
2 Reviews
Elmer289516.3-
1 Reviews
Elton255215.2$21,384
2 Reviews
Erath42,13916.5$27,386
Not Yet Rated
Eunice92,66014.0$21,372
2 Reviews
Farmerville81,64115.0$23,598
2 Reviews
Ferriday61,48912.8$14,732
2 Reviews
Folsom270312.4$33,889
Not Yet Rated
Franklin101,97012.3$24,844
1 Reviews
Franklinton104,0834,083.0$20,955
14 Reviews
French Settlement294415.3$38,563
1 Reviews
Galliano21,63615.8$31,419
1 Reviews
Garyville355111.2$29,375
2 Reviews
Geismar43,96016.0-
3 Reviews
Glenmora388012.7$21,736
Not Yet Rated
Golden Meadow391313.3$28,690
Not Yet Rated
Gonzales115,34614.4$38,173
19 Reviews
Grambling33309.8$19,331
Not Yet Rated
Grand Coteau335613.2$19,943
Not Yet Rated
Greensburg51,23414.7$25,625
2 Reviews
Greenwell Springs372712.7-
Not Yet Rated
Gretna174,21413.8$28,065
42 Reviews
Gueydan343710.6$22,165
Not Yet Rated
Hammond194,30116.2$24,067
12 Reviews
Harahan351213.8$44,702
Not Yet Rated
Harrisonburg331312.5$21,786
2 Reviews
Harvey114,62815.1$30,010
4 Reviews
Haughton53,22516.3$33,417
7 Reviews
Haynesville358911.8$20,406
3 Reviews
Homer71,01211.8$23,646
3 Reviews
Houma3713,42213.4$34,471
16 Reviews
Independence41,33614.8$22,446
2 Reviews
Iota41,15116.6$24,107
Not Yet Rated
Iowa21,55314.2$31,581
4 Reviews
Jackson679812.1$27,455
3 Reviews
Jeanerette61,11110.7$22,888
4 Reviews
Jefferson92,08511.9$32,106
12 Reviews
Jena81,66113.9$30,938
10 Reviews
Jennings82,59615.1$24,410
4 Reviews
Jonesboro51,63513.2$19,734
13 Reviews
Jonesville699912.9$18,622
5 Reviews
Kaplan41,47113.5$22,535
Not Yet Rated
Keithville21,02214.2-
5 Reviews
Kenner145,44414.5$39,946
19 Reviews
Kentwood62,46315.3$17,297
3 Reviews
Kinder41,22413.4$25,493
4 Reviews
La Place31,47414.5-
Not Yet Rated
-
Labadieville271614.4$35,417
1 Reviews
Lacombe250611.7$37,782
1 Reviews
Lafayette5020,61814.4$35,996
31 Reviews
Lafitte298915.2$33,872
Not Yet Rated
Lake Arthur291615.6$24,898
Not Yet Rated
Lake Charles5019,82613.3$30,774
27 Reviews
Lake Providence81,29310.9$16,896
1 Reviews
Laplace53,19013.2$45,103
9 Reviews
Lecompte252011.6$18,708
2 Reviews
Leesville165,20715.5$23,864
12 Reviews
Livingston51,50813.9$32,813
3 Reviews
Lockport51,47814.1$34,688
1 Reviews
Logansport41,07512.1$22,546
14 Reviews
Longville21,45415.9-
5 Reviews
Loranger31,83418.0-
1 Reviews
Loreauville298715.1$28,125
Not Yet Rated
Luling72,34611.5$56,114
3 Reviews
Lutcher51,25712.6$34,167
Not Yet Rated
Madisonville21,53115.7$50,625
Not Yet Rated
Mamou21,28914.3$12,988
11 Reviews
Mandeville2111,26114.2$52,500
10 Reviews
Mangham385714.7$17,500
1 Reviews
Mansfield71,68211.7$21,981
6 Reviews
Mansura268418.1$16,836
1 Reviews
Many71,21313.0$20,000
Not Yet Rated
Marksville51,66817.3$20,750
2 Reviews
Marrero248,92014.6$31,648
26 Reviews
Maurice21,37415.9$29,306
Not Yet Rated
Melville20-$18,487
Not Yet Rated
-
Meraux21,44515.7$45,732
11 Reviews
Metairie4811,04214.0$41,265
38 Reviews
Minden133,13915.1$24,175
12 Reviews
Monroe4616,18013.6$25,864
43 Reviews
Montegut390113.9$32,107
2 Reviews
Montgomery251012.3$18,462
1 Reviews
Morgan City123,02212.8$28,324
4 Reviews
Napoleonville51,86113.8$18,977
4 Reviews
Natalbany21,25416.4$25,108
Not Yet Rated
Natchitoches144,75813.2$23,111
7 Reviews
New Iberia3110,56413.6$26,079
20 Reviews
New Orleans16437,87914.3$27,133
34 Reviews
New Roads655012.0$24,583
Not Yet Rated
Norco363610.4$37,270
Not Yet Rated
Oak Grove51,03415.0$16,063
6 Reviews
Oakdale41,32711.3$22,826
8 Reviews
Oberlin465612.9$23,333
2 Reviews
Olla259113.7$24,762
1 Reviews
Opelousas195,79013.1$14,717
21 Reviews
Paradis292612.2$36,912
Not Yet Rated
Patterson31,65214.0$23,725
Not Yet Rated
Paulina252515.6-
Not Yet Rated
Pearl River62,26612.8$31,296
3 Reviews
Pierre Part279114.5$37,431
Not Yet Rated
Pineville144,79714.8$29,159
4 Reviews
Plain Dealing44838.2$24,706
1 Reviews
Plaquemine72,72111.6$28,364
6 Reviews
Ponchatoula85,47617.9$22,244
13 Reviews
Port Allen111,82710.8$30,254
7 Reviews
Port Barre41,37915.9$23,945
Not Yet Rated
Port Sulphur262511.8$30,188
Not Yet Rated
Prairieville63,95815.3-
11 Reviews
Pride21,12910.5-
4 Reviews
Raceland62,52813.5$31,969
Not Yet Rated
Rayne82,62516.1$22,369
5 Reviews
Rayville81,87213.8$14,309
1 Reviews
Reserve92,01110.9$32,466
18 Reviews
Ringgold249910.9$15,326
Not Yet Rated
River Ridge336112.0$46,286
Not Yet Rated
Rosepine21,35516.7$30,063
Not Yet Rated
Ruston164,59513.1$23,001
19 Reviews
Schriever31,22011.6$38,884
2 Reviews
Scott42,40914.7$37,320
2 Reviews
Shreveport9139,24914.6$30,526
138 Reviews
Sicily Island330911.8$14,783
Not Yet Rated
Slidell2613,61214.3$42,856
23 Reviews
Springfield31,19713.4$28,125
Not Yet Rated
Springhill31,26214.9$27,102
3 Reviews
St. Amant43,99815.4-
6 Reviews
St. Francisville62,14911.7$42,262
1 Reviews
St. Gabriel34778.8$25,352
2 Reviews
St. James28759.6-
1 Reviews
St. Joseph552811.6$19,539
Not Yet Rated
St. Martinville103,43916.0$19,600
4 Reviews
St. Rose292211.0$34,704
1 Reviews
Stonewall41,95714.7$39,375
1 Reviews
Sulphur137,04614.2$38,247
8 Reviews
Tallulah101,95117.3$17,142
7 Reviews
Terrytown51,83315.2$36,897
6 Reviews
Thibodaux175,50313.5$26,697
4 Reviews
Vacherie372912.5-
4 Reviews
Vidalia71,76917.1$29,500
1 Reviews
Ville Platte102,90413.6$12,917
8 Reviews
Vinton498812.4$26,556
1 Reviews
Vivian397811.0$23,800
2 Reviews
Waggaman358010.7$33,084
Not Yet Rated
Walker105,22114.7$38,298
12 Reviews
Washington498911.1$12,177
Not Yet Rated
Watson32,69516.8-
Not Yet Rated
Welsh284514.5$26,838
Not Yet Rated
West Monroe2110,26615.1$27,522
22 Reviews
Westlake51,78914.2$34,583
7 Reviews
Westwego62,35414.0$27,218
2 Reviews
White Castle273512.7$19,435
1 Reviews
Winnfield81,72816.0$19,342
5 Reviews
Winnsboro71,31313.9$17,590
1 Reviews
Youngsville32,49216.4$47,303
4 Reviews
Zachary94,92514.8$49,669
1 Reviews
Zwolle283812.0$15,843
1 Reviews
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