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For the 2021 school year, there are 85 public schools serving 48,750 students in Jefferson Parish School District. Jefferson Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson Parish School District are Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies, L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Jefferson Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

School District NameJefferson Parish School District
School District Phone Number(504) 349-7600
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools85 Schools1,391 Schools
# of Students48,750 Students714,800 Students
# of Teachers2,407 Teachers40,259 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

Jefferson Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 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 73% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#74 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson Parish  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson 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)
61%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson 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
73%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson 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
0.710.61
# of American Indian Students200 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students2,245 Students11,337 Students
% Asian Students
5%
2%
# of Hispanic Students13,594 Students49,511 Students
% Hispanic Students
28%
7%
# of Black Students19,049 Students311,391 Students
% Black Students
39%
43%
# of White Students12,266 Students319,503 Students
% White Students
25%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students9 Students549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students1,387 Students17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,92327,473
# of Students in Kindergarten:3,70453,048
# of Students in 1st Grade:3,92854,550
# of Students in 2nd Grade:3,81653,448
# of Students in 3rd Grade:3,90755,363
# of Students in 4th Grade:4,00755,805
# of Students in 5th Grade:3,91055,428
# of Students in 6th Grade:3,62453,668
# of Students in 7th Grade:3,35552,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:3,53852,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:3,89656,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:3,36651,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:3,01947,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:2,75745,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $12,125 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 $11,937 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$591 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson 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$582 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson 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$12,125$13,384
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson 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$11,937$14,061
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson 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.

Jefferson Parish School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    1416 Metairie Road
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 837-8300

    Grades: 6-12 | 823 students
  • Rank: #1-21.-2.
    L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    815 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 349-7768

    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy Magnet School
    Math: 98% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    701 Churchill Pkwy
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 838-2249

    Grades: 6-12 | 678 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Airline Park Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    6201 Camphor Street
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 888-0969

    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    701 Amelia Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-3582

    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Marrero Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2820 Mount Kennedy Drive
    Marrero, LA 70072
    (504) 347-4739

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Metairie Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    201 Metairie Road
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 833-5539

    Grades: PK-5 | 379 students
  • Rank: #4-84.-8.
    Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    17 Gretna Blvd.
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 363-4300

    Grades: 9-12 | 405 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Harahan Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6723 Jefferson Highway
    New Orleans, LA 70123
    (504) 737-3918

    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy Charter School
    Math: 81% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2504 Maine Avenue
    Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 233-4720

    Grades: PK-10 | 1,205 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Leo E. Kerner Junior Elementary School Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4924 City Park Drive
    Lafitte, LA 70067
    (504) 689-4136

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Bridgedale Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    808 Zinnia Street
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 888-6807

    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Riverdale High School Math: 79% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    240 Riverdale Drive
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 833-7288

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,162 student
  • Rank: #1414.
    Paul J. Solis Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 392-7867

    Grades: PK-5 | 766 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Chateau Estates Elementary School Math: 82% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4121 Medoc Drive
    Kenner, LA 70065
    (504) 464-5662

    Grades: PK-8 | 683 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Rudolph Matas School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1201 Elise Street
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 733-6200

    Grades: PK-8 | 561 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Grand Isle High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    149 Ludwig Lane
    Grand Isle, LA 70358
    (985) 787-2577

    Grades: PK-12 | 142 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Marie B. Riviere Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1564 Lake Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 835-8439

    Grades: PK-5 | 619 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    J.c. Ellis Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    801 Brockenbraugh Court
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 833-7254

    Grades: PK-8 | 762 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Congetta Trippe Janet Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2500 Bent Tree Lane
    Marrero, LA 70072
    (504) 340-0487

    Grades: PK-5 | 675 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Walter Schneckenburger Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    26 Earnest Street
    Kenner, LA 70065
    (504) 443-1236

    Grades: PK-5 | 427 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Fisher Middle/High School Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2529 Jean Lafitte Boulevard
    Lafitte, LA 70067
    (504) 689-3665

    Grades: 6-12 | 504 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    A.c. Alexander Elementary School Math: 75% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    600 West Esplanade Avenue
    Kenner, LA 70065
    (504) 469-7326

    Grades: PK-5 | 565 students
  • Rank: #23-2423.- 24.
    Harold Keller Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    5301 Irving Street
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 887-3836

    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Green Park Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1409 North Upland Street
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 466-0205

    Grades: PK-5 | 454 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    East Jefferson High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    400 Phlox Street
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 888-7171

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,203 student
  • Rank: #2727.
    Laureate Academy Charter School Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3400 6th Street
    Gretna, LA 70054
    (504) 349-7600

    Grades: PK-3 | 246 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Ella Dolhonde Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    219 Severn Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 837-5370

    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    537 Avenue D
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 341-1451

    Grades: PK-5 | 284 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Washington Montessori Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    606 Clay Street
    Kenner, LA 70062
    (504) 464-9111

    Grades: PK-5 | 246 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    George Cox Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2630 Belle Chasse Highway
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 394-5890

    Grades: PK-5 | 426 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Joshua Butler Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Fourth Street
    Westwego, LA 70094
    (504) 341-1351

    Grades: PK-5 | 448 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Ella C. Pittman Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3800 Thirteenth Street
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 340-4937

    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Bonella A. St. Ville Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1121 Pailet Street
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 366-1708

    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Phoebe Hearst School Math: 66% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5208 Wabash Street
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 887-8814

    Grades: PK-5 | 617 students
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