Jefferson Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 81 public schools serving 48,314 students in Jefferson Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Jefferson Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 61% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 64% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Jefferson Parish School District are Haynes Academy School For Advanced Studies, Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy and Airline Park Academy For Advanced Studies. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Jefferson Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Jefferson Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
81 Schools
1,352 Schools
# Students
48,314 Students
691,591 Students
# Teachers
2,484 Teachers
38,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
20:1

District Rank

Jefferson Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 173 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 72% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#78 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson 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
0.72
0.63
# American Indian Students
184 Students
4,309 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
2,209 Students
11,126 Students
% Asian Students
5%
2%
# Hispanic Students
15,118 Students
59,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
9%
# Black Students
17,499 Students
292,872 Students
% Black Students
36%
42%
# White Students
11,111 Students
300,886 Students
% White Students
23%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
19 Students
590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,211 Students
21,165 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,622
22,245
# Students in K Grade:
3,542
50,382
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,853
53,197
# Students in 2nd Grade:
3,769
51,483
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3,780
50,418
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,774
50,623
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,678
50,855
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,772
53,164
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,803
54,380
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,599
54,109
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,713
55,732
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,478
52,464
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,101
48,201
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,830
44,338
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,452 is higher than the state median of $12,319. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,451 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$602 MM
$11 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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$602 MM
$11 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 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$12,452
$12,319
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,451
$12,248
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Jefferson Parish School District Public Schools (2022)

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%
(2)
1416 Metairie Road
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 837-8300
Grades: 6-12
| 863 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
701 Churchill Pkwy
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 838-2249
Grades: 6-12
| 822 students
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
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
| 395 students
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
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
| 358 students
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
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
| 372 students
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
Ray St. Pierre 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
| 362 students
Rank: #3 - 73. - 7.
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
17 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70053
(504) 363-4300
Grades: 6-12
| 603 students
Rank: #88.
J.c. Ellis Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
801 Brockenbraugh Court
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 833-7254
Grades: PK-8
| 580 students
Rank: #99.
Harahan Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6723 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 737-3918
Grades: PK-8
| 500 students
Rank: #1010.
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
Charter School
Math: 81% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
3837 Loyola Drive
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 233-4720
Grades: PK-12
| 2,168 students
Rank: #1111.
Chateau Estates Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4121 Medoc Drive
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 464-5662
Grades: PK-8
| 662 students
Rank: #1212.
Leo E. Kerner Jr. Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4924 City Park Drive
Lafitte, LA 70067
(504) 689-4136
Grades: PK-5
| 456 students
Rank: #1313.
Paul J. Solis Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2850 Mt. Laurel Drive
Gretna, LA 70056
(504) 392-7867
Grades: PK-5
| 641 students
Rank: #1414.
Rudolph Matas School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1201 Elise Street
Metairie, LA 70003
(504) 733-6200
Grades: PK-8
| 584 students
Rank: #1515.
Grand Isle High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
149 Ludwig Lane
Grand Isle, LA 70358
(985) 787-2577
Grades: PK-12
| 131 students
Rank: #1616.
Fisher Middle/high School
Math: 83% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2529 Jean Lafitte Boulevard
Lafitte, LA 70067
(504) 689-3665
Grades: 6-12
| 522 students
Rank: #1717.
Riverdale High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
240 Riverdale Drive
New Orleans, LA 70121
(504) 833-7288
Grades: 9-12
| 1,084 students
Rank: #1818.
Walter Schneckenburger Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
26 Earnest Street
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 443-1236
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Laureate Academy Charter School
Charter School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2115 Oakmere Dr
Harvey, LA 70058
(504) 503-0170
Grades: PK-6
| 414 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Myrtle C. Thibodeaux Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
537 Avenue D
Westwego, LA 70094
(504) 341-1451
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #2121.
A.c. Alexander Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
600 West Esplanade Avenue
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 469-7326
Grades: PK-8
| 639 students
Rank: #2222.
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
| 592 students
Rank: #2323.
Bridgedale Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
808 Zinnia Street
Metairie, LA 70001
(504) 888-6807
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #2424.
Hazel Park/hilda Knoff School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8809 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70123
(504) 737-6163
Grades: PK-8
| 456 students
Rank: #2525.
Marie B. Riviere Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1564 Lake Avenue
Metairie, LA 70005
(504) 835-8439
Grades: PK-5
| 559 students
Rank: #2626.
George Cox Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2630 Belle Chasse Highway
Gretna, LA 70056
(504) 394-5890
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #2727.
Greenlawn Terrace Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1500 38th Street
Kenner, LA 70065
(504) 468-1016
Grades: PK-5
| 503 students
Rank: #2828.
Bissonet Plaza Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6818 Kawanee Avenue
Metairie, LA 70003
(504) 887-0470
Grades: PK-8
| 539 students
Rank: #2929.
Judge Lionel R. Collins Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Pine Street
Marrero, LA 70072
(504) 347-0254
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #3030.
Harold Keller Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5301 Irving Street
Metairie, LA 70003
(504) 887-3836
Grades: PK-5
| 673 students
Rank: #3131.
Green Park Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1409 North Upland Street
Metairie, LA 70003
(504) 466-0205
Grades: PK-5
| 437 students
Rank: #3232.
L.w. Higgins High School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7201 Lapalco Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072
(504) 341-2273
Grades: 9-12
| 1,057 students
Rank: #3333.
John Clancy/joseph Maggiore Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2100 Maine Street
Kenner, LA 70062
(504) 469-3664
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #3434.
Allen Ellender School
Math: 66% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
4501 East Ames Boulevard
Marrero, LA 70072
(504) 341-9469
Grades: PK-8
| 589 students
Rank: #3535.
Alice Birney Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4829 Hastings Street
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 885-1054
Grades: PK-5
| 534 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Jefferson Parish
  • 1901 Manhattan Suite A201, Harvey, LA, 70058-3585
  • (504) 349-7600
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 48,314 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 72% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72

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