Louisiana Public Schools

Louisiana is the #27 largest school system in the United States, serving 702,737 students across 1,457 public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% (majority Black), which is more than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the national average of 14:1

Student by Ethnicity

(LA) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
Black
48%
White
44%
Unknown
n/a
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