Calcasieu Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 58 public schools serving 32,564 students in Calcasieu Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Calcasieu Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Calcasieu Parish School District are T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School, Vincent Settlement Elementary School and Lebleu Settlement Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Calcasieu Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Calcasieu Parish School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Louisiana for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Calcasieu Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
58 Schools
1,389 Schools
# Students
32,564 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
1,972 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Calcasieu Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 185 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 78% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#38 out of 193 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Calcasieu Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Calcasieu 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Calcasieu 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Calcasieu Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.61
# American Indian Students
89 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
553 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,633 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
7%
# Black Students
10,656 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
33%
43%
# White Students
18,787 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
58%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
29 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
817 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,489
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
2,542
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,498
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,422
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,546
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,372
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,546
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,407
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,343
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,291
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,602
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,277
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,130
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,099
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,357 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 $12,142 is less than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$435 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Calcasieu 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
$395 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Calcasieu 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
$13,357
$13,384
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Calcasieu 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
$12,142
$14,061
This chart display average spending per public school student in Calcasieu 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.

Best Calcasieu Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2711 Common Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
(337) 217-4680
Grades: K-5
| 298 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Vincent Settlement Elementary School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1072 Vincent Settlement Road
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4580
Grades: PK-5
| 416 students
Rank: #33.
Lebleu Settlement Elementary School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
6509 Hwy 3059
Lake Charles, LA 70615
(337) 217-4880
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #44.
Frasch Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
540 S Huntington
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 621 students
Rank: #55.
Prien Lake Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
3741 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4910
Grades: PK-5
| 760 students
Rank: #66.
Cypress Cove Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 Currie Drive
Sulphur, LA 70665
(337) 217-4970
Grades: PK-5
| 532 students
Rank: #77.
Sam Houston High School
Math: 85% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
880 S H Jones Parkway
Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 217-4480
Grades: 9-12
| 1,244 students
Rank: #88.
Dolby Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
817 Jefferson Drive
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4730
Grades: PK-5
| 395 students
Rank: #99.
Western Heights Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1100 Elizabeth Street
Westlake, LA 70669
(337) 217-4930
Grades: 3-5
| 393 students
Rank: #1010.
Moss Bluff Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
215 School Street
Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 217-4640
Grades: PK-5
| 976 students
Rank: #1111.
Alfred M. Barbe High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 West Mcneese
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4460
Grades: 9-12
| 2,032 students
Rank: #1212.
A. A. Nelson Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1001 Country Club Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4790
Grades: PK-5
| 778 students
Rank: #1313.
Bell City High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7161 Highway 14 East
Bell City, LA 70630
(337) 217-4500
Grades: PK-12
| 760 students
Rank: #1414.
Sulphur High School
Math: 80% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
100 Sycamore Street
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4430
Grades: 9-12
| 2,025 students
Rank: #1515.
S. P. Arnett Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Sulphur Ave
Westlake, LA 70669
(337) 217-4630
Grades: 6-8
| 400 students
Rank: #1616.
Moss Bluff Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1104 Recreation Blvd
Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 217-4570
Grades: 6-8
| 932 students
Rank: #1717.
W. W. Lewis Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1752 Cypress
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4700
Grades: 6-8
| 878 students
Rank: #1818.
Gillis Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
916 Topsy Road
Lake Charles, LA 70611
(337) 217-4550
Grades: PK-5
| 813 students
Rank: #1919.
Westlake High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 Garden Drive
Westlake, LA 70669
(337) 217-4950
Grades: 9-12
| 534 students
Rank: #2020.
E. K. Key Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 E Burton Street
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4660
Grades: PK-5
| 469 students
Rank: #2121.
Maplewood Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4401 Maplewood Dr
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4920
Grades: 6-8
| 333 students
Rank: #2222.
St. John Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5566 Elliott Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4870
Grades: PK-5
| 825 students
Rank: #2323.
W. T. Henning Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
774 Henning Drive
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4840
Grades: PK-5
| 414 students
Rank: #2424.
Iowa High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 W Miller Ave
Iowa, LA 70647
(337) 217-4380
Grades: 6-12
| 1,075 students
Rank: #2525.
Maplewood Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4401 Maplewood Dr.
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4920
Grades: PK-5
| 680 students
Rank: #2626.
Vinton Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1610 Hampton Street
Vinton, LA 70668
(337) 217-4520
Grades: PK-5
| 516 students
Rank: #2727.
J. I. Watson Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 E First St
Iowa, LA 70647
(337) 217-4670
Grades: PK-5
| 557 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Richard W. Vincent Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1634 Beglis Parkway
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4690
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Vinton High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1603 Grace Street
Vinton, LA 70668
(337) 217-4400
Grades: 9-12
| 271 students
Rank: #3030.
Dequincy Middle School
Math: 65% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1603 W Fourth St
Dequincy, LA 70633
(337) 217-4770
Grades: 6-8
| 276 students
Rank: #3131.
S. J. Welsh Middle School
Math: 64% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 W Mcneese
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 217-4410
Grades: 6-8
| 1,374 students
Rank: #3232.
Leblanc Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1100 N Crocker
Sulphur, LA 70663
(337) 217-4510
Grades: 6-8
| 393 students
Rank: #3333.
Vinton Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
900 Horridge Street
Vinton, LA 70668
(337) 217-4720
Grades: 6-8
| 231 students
Rank: #3434.
Dequincy High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
207 N Overton
Dequincy, LA 70633
(337) 217-4530
Grades: 9-12
| 378 students
Rank: #3535.
Starks High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
137 Highway 10p S
Starks, LA 70661
(337) 217-4820
Grades: PK-12
| 336 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 32,564 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 77% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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