Morehouse Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,855 students in Morehouse Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Morehouse Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Morehouse Parish School District are Morehouse Magnet School, Beekman Charter School and Delta Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Morehouse Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Overview

School District Name
Morehouse 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
7 Schools
1,389 Schools
# Students
3,855 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
234 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Morehouse Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 64% has decreased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#155 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Morehouse Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Morehouse 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)
48%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Morehouse 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
64%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Morehouse 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
0.47
0.61
# American Indian Students
2 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
9 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
33 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
7%
# Black Students
2,526 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
66%
43%
# White Students
1,229 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
32%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
52 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
97
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
312
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
297
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
299
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
319
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
298
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
287
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
306
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
285
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
315
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
287
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
309
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
228
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
216
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,720 is higher 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 $13,279 is higher than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$49 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Morehouse 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
$51 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Morehouse 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
$12,720
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Morehouse 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
$13,279
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in Morehouse 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 Morehouse Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Morehouse Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
909 Larche Lane
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-3126
Grades: PK-8
| 280 students
Rank: #22.
Beekman Charter School
Charter School
Math: 62% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
15190 Am Baker Road
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-1743
Grades: PK-12
| 972 students
Rank: #33.
Delta Junior High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7661 Mer Rouge/collinston Road
Mer Rouge, LA 71261
(318) 647-3443
Grades: K-8
| 365 students
Rank: #44.
Bastrop High School
Math: 17% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
402 Highland Avenue
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-0194
Grades: 8-12
| 846 students
Rank: #55.
Morehouse Junior High School
Math: 19% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1001 West Madison Avenue
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-0776
Grades: 4-7
| 601 students
804 Kammell Street
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-5244
Grades: PK-3
| 465 students
7261 Pine Grove Loop
Bastrop, LA 71220
(318) 281-1289
Grades: PK-3
| 326 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 3,855 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 64% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.47

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