Avoyelles Parish School District

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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.
The top ranked public schools in Avoyelles Parish School District are La School For Ag Science, Lafargue Elementary School and Cottonport Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
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.

Overview

School District NameAvoyelles Parish School District
School District Phone Number(318) 240-0201
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools10 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students5,356 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers258 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1

District Comparison

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 DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Avoyelles Parish  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Avoyelles 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Avoyelles 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Avoyelles Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.560.61
# of American Indian Students48 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students27 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# of Hispanic Students49 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# of Black Students2,513 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
47%
43%
# of White Students2,529 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
47%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students1 Student549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students189 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:22427,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:37353,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:38254,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:42753,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:38255,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:39655,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:40155,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:36153,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:43752,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:44052,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:46556,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:39351,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:36247,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:31345,144
# 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 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$55 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Avoyelles Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$54 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Avoyelles Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,252$13,384
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Avoyelles Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,047$14,061
This chart display average spending per public school student in Avoyelles Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Avoyelles Parish School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • La School For Ag Science Vocational School
    Charter School
    Math: 73% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5303 Highway 115
    Bunkie, LA 71322
    (318) 346-2762

    Grades: 7-12 | 412 students
  • Lafargue Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3366 Highway 107
    Effie, LA 71331
    (318) 253-9591

    Grades: PK-6 | 726 students
  • Cottonport Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    950 Lemoine Street
    Cottonport, LA 71327
    (318) 876-3404

    Grades: PK-6 | 421 students
  • Marksville Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    430 West Waddil Street
    Marksville, LA 71351
    (318) 253-7464

    Grades: PK-6 | 574 students
  • Plaucheville Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Hwy 1181 - School Loop 50
    Plaucheville, LA 71362
    (318) 922-3311

    Grades: PK-6 | 585 students
  • Riverside Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    549 Norwood Street
    Simmesport, LA 71369
    (318) 941-2699

    Grades: PK-6 | 292 students
  • Avoyelles High School Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    287 Main Street
    Moreauville, LA 71355
    (318) 985-2361

    Grades: 7-12 | 657 students
  • Bunkie Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 Pershing Avenue
    Bunkie, LA 71322
    (318) 346-7292

    Grades: PK-6 | 348 students
  • Bunkie Magnet High School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    435 Evergreen Street
    Bunkie, LA 71322
    (318) 346-6216

    Grades: 7-12 | 551 students
  • Marksville High School Math: 34% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    407 West Bon Tempt Street
    Marksville, LA 71351
    (318) 253-9356

    Grades: 7-12 | 790 students
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