Top 10 Best Monroe Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 34 public schools serving 14,518 students in Monroe, LA (there are 8 private schools, serving 2,223 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Monroe, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Monroe, LA are J.s. Clark Magnet Elementary School, Sterlington High School and Neville High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Monroe, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 31% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Monroe have an average ranking of 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Monroe, LA (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
J.s. Clark Magnet Elementary School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1207 Washington Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 322-8976
Grades: PK-6
| 463 students
Rank: #22.
Sterlington High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
233 Keystone Road
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 665-2725
Grades: 9-12
| 501 students
Rank: #33.
Neville High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
600 Forsythe Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-2237
Grades: 9-12
| 1,043 students
Rank: #44.
Swartz Upper Elementary School
(Math: 37% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
400 Lincoln Hill Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-1723
Grades: 3-5
| 355 students
Rank: #55.
Sallie Humble Elementary School
(Math: 45% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3800 Westminister Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 325-7659
Grades: 3-6
| 660 students
Rank: #66.
Ouachita Parish High School
(Math: 34% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
681 Highway 594
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-2769
Grades: 8-12
| 1,157 students
Rank: #77.
Robert E. Lee Junior High School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1600 North 19th Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 323-1143
Grades: 7-8
| 500 students
Rank: #88.
East Ouachita Middle School
(Math: 22% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
859 Swartz Fairbanks
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 432-2150
Grades: 6-8
| 517 students
Rank: #99.
Cypress Point Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6701 Mosswood Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 345-5666
Grades: PK-6
| 417 students
Rank: #1010.
Jack Hayes Elementary School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3631 Old Sterlington Road
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-4560
Grades: PK-5
| 524 students
Rank: #1111.
Ouachita Junior High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5500 Blanks Street
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 345-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 405 students
Rank: #1212.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 25% | Reading: 21%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 Pecan Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 410-1378
Grades: 3-6
| 232 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
New Vision Learning Academy
Charter School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
507 Swayze Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 338-9995
Grades: PK-6
| 242 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Wossman High School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1600 Arizona Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 387-2932
Grades: 9-12
| 609 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Berg Jones Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 325-8982
Grades: PK-6
| 319 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Carver Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Orange Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-4245
Grades: PK-6
| 288 students
Rank: #1717.
Lakeshore School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Balboa Street
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-1173
Grades: PK-5
| 523 students
Rank: #1818.
Martin Luther King Junior High School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3716 Nutland Road
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 387-1825
Grades: 7-8
| 317 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Shady Grove Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Ticheli Road
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 323-9941
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #19 - 2019. - 20.
Swayze Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 325-1357
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Rank: #2121.
Madison James Foster Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1310 Richwood Road #1
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 325-7979
Grades: PK-6
| 352 students
Rank: #2222.
Richwood Junior High School
(Math: 7% | Reading: 20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5901 Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 432-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 356 students
Rank: #2323.
Southside Alternative High School
Alternative School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4701 South Grand St.
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 651-4841
Grades: 1-12
| 88 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Barkdull Faulk Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2110 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-1300
Grades: PK-6
| 291 students
Rank: #24 - 2524. - 25.
Carroll High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2939 Renwick Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 387-8441
Grades: 9-12
| 602 students
Rank: #2626.
Minnie Ruffin Elementary School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 Parkvidw Drive
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-3447
Grades: PK-6
| 403 students
Rank: #2727.
Richwood High School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 11-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5901 Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 361-0467
Grades: 8-12
| 503 students
Rank: #2828.
Roy Neal Shelling Sr. Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4200 Elm Street
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 322-9533
Grades: PK-6
| 406 students
Rank: #2929.
Carroll Junior High School
(Math: 3% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2945 Renwick Street
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 322-1683
Grades: 7-8
| 303 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Robinson Elementary School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Reddix Lane
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-1784
Grades: PK-5
| 352 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
Sherrouse School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 6-9%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Sherrouse Avenue
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-3258
Grades: K-12
| 74 students
Rank: n/an/a
1000 Plum Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-8501
Grades: PK-2
| 270 students
Rank: n/an/a
1905 Spencer Avenue
Monroe, LA 71201
(318) 322-9753
Grades: PK-2
| 614 students
Rank: n/an/a
235 Swartz School Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-8883
Grades: PK-2
| 377 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Monroe, Louisiana

Monroe, Louisiana Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
400 Harrison St
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-6179
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
811 Washington Street
Monroe, LA 71211
(318) 350-6855
Grades: 6-8
| 196 students
300 Sherrouse Avenue
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-3258
Grades: 6-8
| 70 students
4701 S Grand Street
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 362-5000
Grades: K-12
| n/a students
1411 Sherrouse St.
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 651-3984
Grades: 7-12
| 194 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Monroe, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Monroe, LA include J.s. Clark Magnet Elementary School, Sterlington High School and Neville High School.
How many public schools are located in Monroe, LA?
34 public schools are located in Monroe, LA.
What percentage of students in Monroe, LA go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Monroe, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Monroe, LA?
Monroe, LA public schools minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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