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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 2 public schools managed by Orleans Parish School District serving 645 students in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the state average of 13:1.

Orleans Parish School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Baton Rouge Capitol High School Charter School
    1000 North 23rd St.
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
    (225)362-1534

    Grades: 8-12 | 405 students
  • New Orleans Homer A. Plessy Community School Charter School
    2021 Pauger Street
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    (504)421-5711

    Grades: PK-4 | 240 students

Overview

School District NameOrleans Parish School District
# of Schools2
# of Students645
# of Teachers55
Student : Teacher Ratio12
# of Male Students324
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students321
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.29
# of American Indian Students1
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students1
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students28
% Hispanic Students
4%
# of Black Students540
% Black Students
84%
# of White Students63
% White Students
10%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students12
% of Two or more races Students
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:36
# of Students in Kindergarten:47
# of Students in 1st Grade:47
# of Students in 2nd Grade:45
# of Students in 3rd Grade:40
# of Students in 4th Grade:25
# of Students in 5th Grade: -
# of Students in 6th Grade: -
# of Students in 7th Grade: -
# of Students in 8th Grade: -
# of Students in 9th Grade:109
# of Students in 10th Grade:122
# of Students in 11th Grade:79
# of Students in 12th Grade:95
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Orleans Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 121 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-2014 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 54% has increased from 49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
68%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Orleans 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Orleans 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 2013-14 school year data.
Graduation Rate
54%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Orleans Parish School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $45,769 is higher than the state average of $24,719. The school district revenue/student has declined by 48% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $44,106 is higher than the state average of $22,732. The school district spending/student has declined by 48% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$298 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Orleans Parish School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending$287 MM$25 MM
This chart display total spending of Orleans Parish School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Revenue / Student$45,769$24,719
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Orleans Parish School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Spending / Student$44,106$22,732
This chart display average spending per public school student in Orleans Parish School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Orleans Parish School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.29, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.35. The most diverse school in the district is Homer A. Plessy Community School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.