Lafayette Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 44 public schools serving 30,633 students in Lafayette Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Lafayette Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lafayette Parish School District are Early College Academy, Ernest Gallet Elementary School and Green T. Lindon Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lafayette Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lafayette 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
44 Schools
1,389 Schools
# Students
30,633 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
1,636 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Lafayette Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 78% has increased from 69% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#49 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lafayette Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lafayette 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)
70%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lafayette 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
78%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lafayette 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
0.62
0.61
# American Indian Students
81 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
744 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
3%
2%
# Hispanic Students
2,279 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
7%
# Black Students
12,650 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
41%
43%
# White Students
14,136 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
46%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
20 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
723 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,079
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
2,222
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,339
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,235
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,370
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,402
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,232
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,323
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,255
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,152
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,775
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,306
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,138
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,805
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,925 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,584. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,641 is higher than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$365 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lafayette Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$387 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Lafayette Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,925
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lafayette Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,641
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lafayette Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

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

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early College Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(1)
320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 249 students
Rank: #22.
Ernest Gallet Elementary School
Math: 92% | Reading: 92%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2901 E Milton Ave
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7690
Grades: PK-5
| 913 students
Rank: #33.
Green T. Lindon Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
603 Avenue B
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7720
Grades: PK-4
| 793 students
Rank: #44.
Milton Elementary School
Math: 87% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
222 W. Milton Avenue
Milton, LA 70558
(337) 521-7740
Grades: PK-8
| 1,006 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 87% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
805 Teurlings Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 262-5962
Grades: 6-12
| 1,167 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
L. Leo Judice Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5801 Cameron Street
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7710
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Myrtle Place Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
1100 Myrtle Place Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7760
Grades: PK-5
| 334 students
Rank: #88.
Prairie Elementary School
Math: 85% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7790
Grades: PK-5
| 744 students
Rank: #99.
L.j. Alleman Middle School
Math: 87% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Roselawn Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7850
Grades: 5-8
| 1,099 students
Rank: #1010.
Plantation Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #1111.
Broadmoor Elementary School
Math: 83% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
609 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7620
Grades: PK-4
| 649 students
Rank: #1212.
Lafayette High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 984-5284
Grades: 9-12
| 2,172 students
Rank: #1313.
Ridge Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2901 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 587 students
Rank: #1414.
Southside High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
312 Almonaster Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 677 students
Rank: #1515.
Ossun Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7770
Grades: PK-5
| 548 students
Rank: #1616.
Duson Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
301 Fourth Street
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-8660
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #1717.
J. Wallace James Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1500 W. Willow St.
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 921 students
Rank: #1818.
Woodvale Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Leon Drive
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7830
Grades: PK-4
| 645 students
Rank: #1919.
Youngsville Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
600 Church Street
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7940
Grades: 5-8
| 888 students
Rank: #2020.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
912 Delhomme Ave
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7820
Grades: PK-4
| 304 students
Rank: #2121.
Edgar Martin Middle School
Math: 74% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
401 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7910
Grades: 5-8
| 607 students
Rank: #2222.
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
409 St. Deporres Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7650
Grades: PK-4
| 710 students
Rank: #2323.
Broussard Middle School
Math: 69% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(4)
1325 South Morgan Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7870
Grades: 5-8
| 552 students
Rank: #2424.
O. Comeaux High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
100 West Bluebird Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,588 students
Rank: #2525.
Charles M. Burke Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2845 Ridge Rd.
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7630
Grades: PK-5
| 619 students
Rank: #2626.
Carencro Heights Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
601 Tee Ma Road
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 521-7640
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2727.
Acadiana High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,678 students
Rank: #2828.
Judice Middle School
Math: 67% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2645 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7890
Grades: 6-8
| 441 students
Rank: #2929.
Live Oak Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3020 N University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7730
Grades: PK-5
| 699 students
Rank: #3030.
Evangeline Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
610 East Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 599 students
Rank: #3131.
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Patterson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7610
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #3232.
Scott Middle School
Math: 60% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
116 Marie Street
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7930
Grades: 5-8
| 524 students
Rank: #3333.
Carencro Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
4301 North University
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 521-7880
Grades: 5-8
| 696 students
Rank: #3434.
Paul Breaux Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1400 South Orange Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7860
Grades: 5-8
| 739 students
Rank: #3535.
Carencro High School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
721 West Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7960
Grades: 9-12
| 1,117 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 30,633 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.62

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