Jefferson Davis Parish Public Schools

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(13)
High
(6)
Middle
(4)
Elementary
(9)
Pre-K
(7)
Private
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There are 13 public schools in Jefferson Davis County, Louisiana, serving 5,822 students.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Jefferson Davis Parish Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • EltonElton Elementary School
    614 Powell Rd
    EltonLA70532
    (337)584-2892
    259 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Elton
    Elton High School
    903 Second St
    EltonLA70532
    (337)584-2991
    262 students | Gr. 6-12
  • FentonFenton Elementary School
    509 First St
    FentonLA70640
    (337)756-2326
    138 students | Gr. PK-8
  • JenningsHathaway High School
    4040 Pine Island Hwy
    JenningsLA70546
    (337)824-4452
    468 students | Gr. PK-12
  • Jennings
    Jennings Elementary School
    620 Florence St
    JenningsLA70546
    (337)824-4972
    605 students | Gr. 3-6
  • Jennings
    Jennings High School
    2310 North Sherman St
    JenningsLA70546
    (337)824-0642
    911 students | Gr. 7-12
  • LacassineLacassine High School
    409 Algonia Ave
    LacassineLA70650
    (337)588-4206
    593 students | Gr. PK-12
  • Lake ArthurLake Arthur Elementary School
    500 Mill Ave
    Lake ArthurLA70549
    (337)774-3323
    545 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Lake Arthur
    Lake Arthur High School
    4374 Tiger Ln
    Lake ArthurLA70549
    (337)774-5152
    392 students | Gr. 7-12
  • JenningsWard Elementary School
    208 East Shankland Ave
    JenningsLA70546
    (337)824-1235
    571 students | Gr. PK-2
  • WelshWelsh Elementary School
    222 East Bourgeois St
    WelshLA70591
    (337)734-2351
    518 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Welsh
    Welsh High School
    306 East Bourgeois St
    WelshLA70591
    (337)734-2361
    305 students | Gr. 8-12
  • RoanokeWelsh-roanoke Junior High School
    8150 West Hwy 90
    RoanokeLA70581
    (337)753-2317
    255 students | Gr. 6-8

County Statistics

About Jefferson Davis County County Statistics (LA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 30,022 people 4,521,401 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 12% 16%
Median Household Income $41,510 $40,912
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Did You Know?
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.40, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Jefferson Davis Parish is Jefferson Davis Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or in the USA.