Avoyelles Parish School District
For the 2021 school year, there are 10 public schools in Avoyelles Parish School District, serving 5,356 students. Avoyelles Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Public schools in Avoyelles Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is more than the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.
|School District Name||Avoyelles Parish School District|
|School District Phone Number||(318) 240-0201|
|School District Grades Offered||PK - 12|
|2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||This State (LA)|
|# of Schools||10 Schools||1,390 Schools|
|# of Students||5,356 Students||715,114 Students|
|# of Teachers||258 Teachers||40,276 Teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||21:1||18:1|
Avoyelles Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 190 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 69% over five school years.
|Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data||This School District||State Average (LA)|
Overall Testing Rank
|#117 out of 193 school districts|
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Students by Ethnicity:
|# of American Indian Students||48 Students||4,792 Students|
|% American Indian Students|
|# of Asian Students||27 Students||11,353 Students|
|% Asian Students||n/a|
|# of Hispanic Students||49 Students||49,532 Students|
|% Hispanic Students|
|# of Black Students||2,513 Students||311,575 Students|
|% Black Students|
|# of White Students||2,529 Students||319,574 Students|
|% White Students|
|# of Hawaiian Students||1 Student||549 Students|
|% of Hawaiian Students||n/a||n/a|
|# of Two or more races Students||189 Students||17,739 Students|
|% of Two or more races Students|
Students by Grade:
|# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:||224||27,491|
|# of Students in Kindergarten:||373||53,085|
|# of Students in 1st Grade:||382||54,599|
|# of Students in 2nd Grade:||427||53,486|
|# of Students in 3rd Grade:||382||55,409|
|# of Students in 4th Grade:||396||55,850|
|# of Students in 5th Grade:||401||55,472|
|# of Students in 6th Grade:||361||53,705|
|# of Students in 7th Grade:||437||52,938|
|# of Students in 8th Grade:||440||52,225|
|# of Students in 9th Grade:||465||56,540|
|# of Students in 10th Grade:||393||51,656|
|# of Students in 11th Grade:||362||47,514|
|# of Students in 12th Grade:||313||45,144|
|# of Ungraded Students:||-||-|
Fiscal Data Comparison
The revenue/student of $10,252 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,384. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,047 is less than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
|Definition of Terms 2016-2017||This School District||This State (LA)|
|Total Revenue||$55 MM||$27 MM|
|Spending||$54 MM||$29 MM|
|Revenue / Student||$10,252||$13,384|
|Revenue / Student||$10,047||$14,061|
Avoyelles Parish School District Public Schools (2021)
- School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
- La School For Ag Science 5303 Highway 115
Bunkie, LA 71322
Grades: 7-12 | 412 students
- Lafargue Elementary School 3366 Highway 107
Effie, LA 71331
Grades: PK-6 | 726 students
- Cottonport Elementary School 950 Lemoine Street
Cottonport, LA 71327
Grades: PK-6 | 421 students
- Marksville Elementary School 430 West Waddil Street
Marksville, LA 71351
Grades: PK-6 | 574 students
- Plaucheville Elementary School Hwy 1181 - School Loop 50
Plaucheville, LA 71362
Grades: PK-6 | 585 students
- Riverside Elementary School 549 Norwood Street
Simmesport, LA 71369
Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
- Avoyelles High School 287 Main Street
Moreauville, LA 71355
Grades: 7-12 | 657 students
- Bunkie Magnet High School 435 Evergreen Street
Bunkie, LA 71322
Grades: 7-12 | 551 students
- Marksville High School 407 West Bon Tempt Street
Marksville, LA 71351
Grades: 7-12 | 790 students
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