St. James Parish Parish Public Schools

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There are 9 public schools in St. James Parish 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.

St. James Parish Parish Public Schools

County Statistics

About St. James Parish 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
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on studentsí lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
St. James Parish 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 .46, which is lower than the Louisiana average of .57. The most diverse school district in St. James Parish Parish is School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or in the USA.