Ascension Parish School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 27 public schools managed by Ascension Parish School District serving 21,942 students in Gonzales, Louisiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is more than the state average of 15:1.

Ascension Parish School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Gonzales Central Middle School
    14101 Roddy Road
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6400

    Grades: 6-8 | 693 students
  • Gonzales Central Primary School
    41469 La Hwy 621
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-7700

    Grades: PK-5 | 815 students
  • Geismar Donaldsonville High School
    100 Tiger Drive
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 457 students
  • Geismar Donaldsonville Primary School
    38210 Hwy 3089
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7600

    Grades: PK-2 | 489 students
  • Gonzales Duplessis Primary School
    38101 Hwy 621
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6650

    Grades: PK-5 | 758 students
  • Geismar Dutchtown High School
    13165 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-6200

    Grades: 9-12 | 2265 students
  • Geismar Dutchtown Middle School
    13078 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7800

    Grades: 6-8 | 871 students
  • Geismar Dutchtown Primary School
    13046 Hwy 73
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7850

    Grades: PK-5 | 834 students
  • Gonzales East Ascension High School
    612 E Worthy Street
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6100

    Grades: 9-12 | 1820 students
  • Gonzales G. W. Carver Primary School
    11310 Legacy Oaks Lane
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6800

    Grades: PK-5 | 526 students
  • Prairieville Galvez Middle School
    42018 Hwy 933
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6350

    Grades: 6-8 | 609 students
  • Prairieville Galvez Primary School
    16093 Henderson Bayou Road
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6600

    Grades: PK-5 | 626 students
  • Gonzales Gonzales Middle School
    1502 West Orice Roth Street
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6450

    Grades: 6-8 | 656 students
  • Gonzales Gonzales Primary School
    521 North Burnside Avenue
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-6700

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Saint Amant Lake Elementary School
    14185 Hwy 431
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6550

    Grades: PK-8 | 901 students
  • Prairieville Lakeside Primary School
    16500 La Hwy 431
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-7750

    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
  • Donaldsonville Lowery Elementary School
    2389-b Hwy 1 South
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225)391-7500

    Grades: 3-5 | 377 students
  • Donaldsonville Lowery Middle School
    2389-a Hwy 1 South
    Donaldsonville, LA 70346
    (225)391-7550

    Grades: 6-8 | 354 students
  • Prairieville Oak Grove Primary School
    17550 Old Jefferson Hwy
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6750

    Grades: PK-5 | 933 students
  • Gonzales Pecan Grove Primary School
    1712 South Pecan Grove Avenue
    Gonzales, LA 70737
    (225)391-7450

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Prairieville Prairieville Middle School
    16200 Hwy 930
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-6300

    Grades: 6-8 | 920 students
  • Prairieville Prairieville Primary School
    40228 Parker Road
    Prairieville, LA 70769
    (225)391-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 923 students
  • Saint Amant St. Amant High School
    12035 Hwy 431
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1970 students
  • Saint Amant St. Amant Middle School
    44317 Hwy 429
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 599 students
  • Saint Amant St. Amant Primary School
    44365 Hwy 429
    Saint Amant, LA 70774
    (225)391-7950

    Grades: PK-5 | 516 students
  • Sorrento Sorrento Primary School
    42111 North City Parc Drive
    Sorrento, LA 70778
    (225)391-6900

    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
  • Geismar Spanish Lake Primary School
    13323 Bluff Road
    Geismar, LA 70734
    (225)391-7650

    Grades: PK-5 | 833 students

Overview

School District NameAscension Parish School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students21,942 students
# of Teachers1,341 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
# of Male Students11,169 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students10,773 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.56
# of American Indian Students64 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students271 students
% Asian Students
1%
# of Hispanic Students1,632 students
% Hispanic Students
7%
# of Black Students6,706 students
% Black Students
31%
# of White Students12,785 students
% White Students
58%
# of Hawaiian Students32 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students452 students
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:496
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,542
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,629
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,680
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,644
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,748
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,664
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,683
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,680
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,664
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,763
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,673
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,620
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,456
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Ascension Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 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.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,275 in this school district is less than the state average of $24,787. 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 $22,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$216 MM$27 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$217 MM$25 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,275$24,787
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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$10,347$22,795
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 2016-17 school year data.
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Ascension Parish School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.56, which is higher than the Louisiana average of 0.36. The most diverse school in the district is Pecan Grove Primary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.