Saint James Parish Public Schools

All Schools
(9)
High Schools
(2)
Elementary
(7)
Pre-K
(6)
Private Schools
(1)
There are 9 public schools in Saint James County, Louisiana, serving 3,803 students.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 14:1.

Saint James Parish Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • St. JamesFifth Ward Elementary School
    8184 Villavaso St
    St. JamesLA70086
    (225)473-9537
    196 students | Gr. PK-6
  • GramercyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Gramercy Elementary School
    601 East Second St
    GramercyLA70052
    (225)869-3001
    405 students | Gr. PK-6
  • LutcherLutcher Elementary School
    2461 King Ave
    LutcherLA70071
    (225)869-3661
    195 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Lutcher
    Lutcher High School
    1910 West Main St
    LutcherLA70071
    (225)869-5741
    1048 students | Gr. 7-12
  • PaulinaPaulina Elementary School
    2756 Hwy 44
    PaulinaLA70763
    (225)869-3639
    558 students | Gr. PK-6
  • ConventRomeville Elementary School
    9156 Central School St
    ConventLA70723
    (225)562-3684
    87 students | Gr. 1-6
  • VacherieSixth Ward Elementary School
    3245 Valcour Aime St
    VacherieLA70090
    (225)265-3942
    309 students | Gr. PK-6
  • St. JamesSt. James High School
    5181 Wildcat St
    St. JamesLA70086
    (225)265-3911
    629 students | Gr. 7-12
  • VacherieVacherie Elementary School
    13440 Hwy 644
    VacherieLA70090
    (225)265-3674
    376 students | Gr. PK-6

County Statistics

About Saint James County County Statistics (LA) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 23,013 people 4,521,401 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 12% 16%
Median Household Income $57,000 $40,912
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Did You Know?
Saint James 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 0.46, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.57. The most diverse school district in Saint James Parish is St. James Parish School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or in the USA.