Lincoln Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 5,637 students in Lincoln 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 Lincoln Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 67% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lincoln Parish School District are Choudrant High School, Ruston High School and Simsboro High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lincoln 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

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lincoln 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
12 Schools
1,390 Schools
# Students
5,637 Students
714,123 Students
# Teachers
348 Teachers
40,212 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Lincoln Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 186 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 97% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#51 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lincoln Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lincoln 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)
72%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lincoln 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
97%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lincoln 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
0.58
0.61
# American Indian Students
10 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
78 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
323 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
6%
7%
# Black Students
2,595 Students
310,736 Students
% Black Students
46%
43%
# White Students
2,574 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
46%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
56 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
249
27,473
# Students in K Grade:
443
53,048
# Students in 1st Grade:
430
54,550
# Students in 2nd Grade:
395
53,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
382
55,363
# Students in 4th Grade:
396
55,805
# Students in 5th Grade:
405
55,428
# Students in 6th Grade:
428
53,668
# Students in 7th Grade:
431
52,938
# Students in 8th Grade:
391
52,225
# Students in 9th Grade:
450
56,394
# Students in 10th Grade:
437
51,459
# Students in 11th Grade:
420
47,347
# Students in 12th Grade:
380
44,977
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,227 is higher than the state median of $13,384. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,538 is higher than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$80 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lincoln 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
$82 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Lincoln 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
$14,227
$13,384
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lincoln 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
$14,538
$14,061
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lincoln 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 Lincoln Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Choudrant High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2555 Hwy. 80
Choudrant, LA 71227
(318) 768-2541
Grades: 7-12
| 323 students
Rank: #22.
Ruston High School
Math: 79% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Bearcat Drive
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0807
Grades: 9-12
| 1,341 students
Rank: #33.
Simsboro High School
Math: 83% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1 Tiger Drive
Simsboro, LA 71275
(318) 247-6265
Grades: PK-12
| 541 students
Rank: #44.
Choudrant Elementary School
Math: 80% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
200 Walker Road
Choudrant, LA 71227
(318) 768-4106
Grades: K-6
| 486 students
Rank: #55.
Ruston Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 N. Bernard Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-4714
Grades: 3-5
| 311 students
Rank: #66.
Ruston Junior High School
Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
481 Tarbutton Road
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 251-1601
Grades: 7-8
| 611 students
Rank: #77.
Dubach School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7710 Fellowship Rd
Dubach, LA 71235
(318) 777-3470
Grades: PK-5
| 154 students
Rank: #88.
Cypress Springs Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1040 Saratoga Street
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0791
Grades: 3-5
| 477 students
Rank: #99.
I.a. Lewis School
Math: 61% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Mitchell Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5963
Grades: 6
| 328 students
1601 Bittersweet
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-5724
Grades: K-2
| 501 students
Hillcrest Elementary School
(1)
301 East Kentucky Avenue
Ruston, LA 71270
(318) 255-0550
Grades: K-2
| 352 students
801 East Mississippi Avenue
Ruston, LA 70270
(318) 513-1470
Grades: PK
| 212 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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