Ascension Parish School District

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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 27 public schools in Ascension Parish School District, serving 22,223 students.
  • Public school in Ascension Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 63%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 10% of public schools in Louisiana.
  • The top ranked public schools in Ascension Parish School District are Prairieville Middle School, Dutchtown Primary School and Prairieville Primary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is less than the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameAscension Parish School District
School District Phone Number(225)391-7000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools27 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students22,223 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers1,329 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1

District Comparison

  • Ascension Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 167 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ascension Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ascension Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ascension Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.580.61
# of American Indian Students65 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students283 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students1,762 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# of Black Students6,787 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
31%
43%
# of White Students12,764 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
58%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students26 Students549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students536 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:50927,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,57653,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,65854,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,62753,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,71955,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,65755,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,77955,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,72353,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,68452,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,66352,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,84856,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,66551,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,63447,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,48145,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,275 in this school district is less than the state average of $54,312. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $10,347 is less than the state average of $51,430. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$216 MM$41 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ascension Parish  School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$217 MM$39 MM
This chart display total spending of Ascension Parish  School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,275$54,312
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ascension Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,347$51,430
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ascension Parish  School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Ascension Parish School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Central Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 50%
    14101 Roddy Road
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 653 students
  • Central Primary School Math: 75% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 50%
    41469 La Hwy 621
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-7700

    Grades: PK-5 | 794 students
  • Donaldsonville High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    100 Tiger Drive
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 455 students
  • Donaldsonville Primary School
    38210 Hwy 3089
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7600

    Grades: PK-2 | 449 students
  • Duplessis Primary School Math: 71% | Reading: 79%
    Rank: Top 50%
    38101 Hwy 621
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6650

    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
  • Dutchtown High School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    13165 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 2333 students
  • Dutchtown Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    13078 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7800

    Grades: 6-8 | 902 students
  • Dutchtown Primary School Math: 91% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 5%
    13046 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7850

    Grades: PK-5 | 824 students
  • East Ascension High School Math: 75% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 50%
    612 E Worthy Street
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1802 students
  • G. W. Carver Primary School Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
    Rank: Top 20%
    11310 Legacy Oaks Lane
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6800

    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
  • Galvez Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 20%
    42018 Hwy 933
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6350

    Grades: 6-8 | 630 students
  • Galvez Primary School Math: 86% | Reading: 87%
    Rank: Top 10%
    16093 Henderson Bayou Road
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6600

    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
  • Gonzales Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1502 West Orice Roth Street
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 711 students
  • Gonzales Primary School Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    521 North Burnside Avenue
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6700

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Lake Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 10%
    14185 Hwy 431
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6550

    Grades: PK-8 | 887 students
  • Lakeside Primary School Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
    Rank: Top 30%
    16500 La Hwy 431
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-7750

    Grades: PK-5 | 668 students
  • Lowery Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2389-b Hwy 1 South
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225)391-7500

    Grades: 3-5 | 338 students
  • Lowery Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 42%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2389-a Hwy 1 South
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225)391-7550

    Grades: 6-8 | 338 students
  • Oak Grove Primary School Math: 91% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 10%
    17550 Old Jefferson Hwy
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6750

    Grades: PK-5 | 983 students
  • Pecan Grove Primary School Math: 76% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1712 South Pecan Grove Avenue
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-7450

    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
  • Prairieville Middle School Math: 91% | Reading: 93%
    Rank: Top 5%
    16200 Hwy 930
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6300

    Grades: 6-8 | 955 students
  • Prairieville Primary School Math: 92% | Reading: 88%
    Rank: Top 5%
    40228 Parker Road
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 926 students
  • St. Amant High School Math: 91% | Reading: 83%
    Rank: Top 20%
    12035 Hwy 431
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 2038 students
  • St. Amant Middle School Math: 72% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 30%
    44317 Hwy 429
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 584 students
  • St. Amant Primary School Math: 83% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    44365 Hwy 429
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-7950

    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
  • Sorrento Primary School Math: 72% | Reading: 78%
    Rank: Top 50%
    42111 North City Parc Drive
    Sorrento, LA 70778
    (225)391-6900

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Spanish Lake Primary School Math: 89% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 10%
    13323 Bluff Road
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7650

    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
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