West Monroe High School

West Monroe High School serves 1,981 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
West Monroe High School operates within the Ouachita Parish School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is higher than the LA state average of 68%.

Overview

The student population of 1981 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,981 students
West Monroe High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
West Monroe High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade West Monroe High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
West Monroe High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
West Monroe High School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
1%
4%
West Monroe High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
19%
48%
West Monroe High School Black (1990-2012)
White
77%
45%
West Monroe High School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups West Monroe High School Sch Ethnicity West Monroe High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The 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.
0.37 0.72
West Monroe High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
34%
61%
West Monroe High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%
West Monroe High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 19,718 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Ouachita Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
9
Number of Students Managed 19,718 2,337
Ouachita Parish School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 68%
Ouachita Parish School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $202 MM $33 MM
District Spending $207 MM $33 MM
Ouachita Parish School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,566 $14,187
Ouachita Parish School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,817 $14,076
Ouachita Parish School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (0.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ouachita Parish Alternative Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Monroe Ouachita Parish Alternative Center
    Alternative School
    1600 North 7th St
    West Monroe , LA , 71291
    (318)323-5991
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  131  students  |  Gr.  2-12
  • West Monroe Boley Elementary School
    2213 Cypress St
    West Monroe , LA , 71291
    (318)387-7378
    0.5  mi  |  233  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Monroe Neville High School
    600 Forsythe Ave
    Monroe , LA , 71201
    (318)323-2237
    0.9  mi  |  1003  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • West Monroe Crosley Elementary School
    700 Natchitoches St
    West Monroe , LA , 71291
    (318)325-3634
    1.1  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • West Monroe Highland Elementary School
    1501 Wellerman Rd
    West Monroe , LA , 71291
    (318)396-1213
    1.5  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
West Monroe, 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 0.34, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.33. The most diverse school in West Monroe is Boley Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.