Lafayette Parish School District

113 Chaplin Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508-2101
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 46 public schools serving 31,271 students in Lafayette 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 Lafayette Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
46 Schools
1,365 Schools
# Students
31,271 Students
680,828 Students
# Teachers
1,703 Teachers
39,031 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Lafayette Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 187 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#28 out of 188 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lafayette Parish  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
29%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
40%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lafayette Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.64
0.64
# American Indian Students
83 Students
4,075 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
756 Students
10,755 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
3,005 Students
63,553 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
9%
# Black Students
12,523 Students
285,888 Students
% Black Students
40%
42%
# White Students
13,907 Students
292,727 Students
% White Students
45%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
553 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
974 Students
22,314 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
904
24,520
# Students in K Grade:
2,339
51,432
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,484
52,053
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,346
50,754
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,247
49,620
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,187
49,256
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,215
49,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,216
50,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,370
52,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,338
52,039
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,684
58,463
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,471
50,270
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,430
46,780
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,040
43,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,823 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,797. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,943 is less than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$432 MM
$10,755 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$405 MM
$10,286 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,823
$15,797
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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,943
$15,107
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 2020-21 school year data.

Best Lafayette Parish School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Early College Academy
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
320 Devalcourt Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-8956
Grades: 9-12
| 263 students
Rank: #22.
Ernest Gallet Elementary School
Math: 74% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2901 E Milton Ave
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7690
Grades: PK-5
| 687 students
Rank: #33.
Green T. Lindon Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
603 Avenue B
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7720
Grades: PK-5
| 804 students
Rank: #44.
Broadmoor Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
609 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7620
Grades: PK-5
| 760 students
Rank: #55.
Myrtle Place Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1100 Myrtle Place Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7760
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #66.
Martial Billeaud Elementary School
Math: 52% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
500 E. Fairfield Dr.
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7270
Grades: PK-5
| 751 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
L. Leo Judice Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
5801 Cameron Street
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7710
Grades: PK-5
| 365 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Woodvale Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
100 Leon Drive
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7830
Grades: PK-4
| 687 students
Rank: #99.
Milton Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
222 W. Milton Avenue
Milton, LA 70558
(337) 521-7740
Grades: PK-8
| 1,273 students
Rank: #1010.
David Thibodaux Stem Magnet Academy
Vocational School
Magnet School
Math: 47% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
805 Teurlings Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 262-5962
Grades: 6-12
| 1,392 students
Rank: #1111.
Southside High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
312 Almonaster Rd
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,850 students
Rank: #1212.
Lafayette High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 West Congress Street
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 984-5284
Grades: 9-12
| 1,823 students
Rank: #1313.
L.j. Alleman Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Roselawn Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7850
Grades: 5-8
| 1,114 students
Rank: #1414.
Prairie Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2910 Ambassador Caffery Parkwa
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7790
Grades: PK-5
| 588 students
Rank: #1515.
Youngsville Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
600 Church Street
Youngsville, LA 70592
(337) 521-7940
Grades: 6-8
| 650 students
Rank: #1616.
Edgar Martin Middle School
Math: 40% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
401 Broadmoor Boulevard
Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 521-7910
Grades: 6-8
| 495 students
Rank: #1717.
J. Wallace James Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1500 W. Willow St.
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 926 students
Rank: #1818.
Ridge Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2901 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7800
Grades: PK-5
| 597 students
Rank: #1919.
Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School
Math: 46% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1801 Kaliste Saloom Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7780
Grades: PK-5
| 709 students
Rank: #2020.
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 57%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
409 St. Deporres Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7650
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #2121.
Broussard Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1325 South Morgan Avenue
Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 521-7870
Grades: 6-8
| 578 students
Rank: #2222.
O. Comeaux High School
Math: 38% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 West Bluebird Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 521-7970
Grades: 9-12
| 1,167 students
Rank: #2323.
Ossun Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7770
Grades: PK-5
| 531 students
Rank: #2424.
Charles M. Burke Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2845 Ridge Rd.
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7630
Grades: PK-5
| 665 students
Rank: #2525.
Duson Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
301 Fourth Street
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7660
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
Rank: #2626.
Paul Breaux Middle School
Math: 30% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1400 South Orange Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7860
Grades: 5-8
| 711 students
Rank: #2727.
Westside Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
912 Delhomme Ave
Scott, LA 70583
(337) 521-7820
Grades: PK-5
| 526 students
Rank: #2828.
Judice Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2645 South Fieldspan Road
Duson, LA 70529
(337) 521-7890
Grades: 6-8
| 472 students
Rank: #2929.
Acadiana High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7950
Grades: 9-12
| 1,805 students
Rank: #3030.
Carencro High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
721 West Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7960
Grades: 9-12
| 1,137 students
Rank: #3131.
Carencro Heights Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Tee Ma Road
Carencro, LA 70520
(337) 521-7640
Grades: PK-5
| 615 students
Rank: #3232.
Evangeline Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
610 East Butcher Switch Road
Lafayette, LA 70507
(337) 521-7670
Grades: PK-5
| 663 students
Rank: #3333.
Alice N. Boucher Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Patterson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7610
Grades: PK-5
| 433 students
Rank: #3434.
S.j. Montgomery Elementary School
Math: 20% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
600 Foreman Drive
Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 521-7750
Grades: PK-5
| 628 students
Rank: #3535.
Edward J Sam Accelerated School Of Lafayette
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
200 18th St.
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 521-7560
Grades: 7-12
| 123 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Lafayette Parish School District?
Lafayette Parish School District manages 46 public schools serving 31,271 students.
What is the rank of Lafayette Parish School District?
Lafayette Parish School District is ranked #28 out of 187 school districts in Louisiana (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Louisiana school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%), Most diverse schools (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Lafayette Parish School District?
45% of Lafayette Parish School District students are White, 40% of students are Black, 10% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Lafayette Parish School District?
Lafayette Parish School District has a student/teacher ratio of 19:1, which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What is Lafayette Parish School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $12,943 is less than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 46 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 31,271 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 46% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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