Top 10 Best Ouachita Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 57 public schools serving 26,697 students in Ouachita Parish, LA (there are 11 private schools, serving 2,901 private students). 90% of all K-12 students in Ouachita Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in Ouachita Parish, LA are Claiborne School, Boley Elementary School and Sterlington Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Ouachita Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 31% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in Ouachita Parish have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in Ouachita Parish (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Claiborne School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 75%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1011 Wallace Dean Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 721 students
Rank: #22.
Boley Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2213 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 387-7378
Grades: PK-5
| 218 students
Rank: #33.
Sterlington Elementary School
(Math: 59% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
9040 Highway 165 North
Sterlington, LA 71280
(318) 432-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 775 students
Rank: #44.
West Monroe High School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 61%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
201 Riggs Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 323-3771
Grades: 8-12
| 2,076 students
Rank: #55.
Kiroli Elementary School
(Math: 53% | Reading: 63%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Kiroli Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-1118
Grades: PK-5
| 489 students
Rank: #66.
George Welch Elementary School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 65%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
199 Caldwell Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 397-1100
Grades: K-5
| 462 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
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: #7 - 87. - 8.
West Ridge Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 66%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
6977 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 397-8444
Grades: 6-8
| 642 students
Rank: #99.
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: #1010.
Sterlington Middle School
(Math: 50% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
206 High Avenue
Sterlington, LA 71280
(318) 665-0696
Grades: 6-8
| 410 students
Rank: #1111.
West Ouachita High School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 58%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4061 Caples Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 249-2117
Grades: 8-12
| 1,104 students
Rank: #1212.
Drew Elementary School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1132 Highway 15
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-7186
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #1313.
Pinecrest Elementary/middle School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3604 Highway 557
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-4331
Grades: PK-8
| 195 students
Rank: #1414.
Woodlawn Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5946 Jonesboro Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-1578
Grades: PK-5
| 555 students
Rank: #1515.
Highland Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1501 Wellerman Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-1213
Grades: PK-5
| 292 students
Rank: #1616.
Calhoun Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
191 Highway 80
Calhoun, LA 71225
(318) 644-5840
Grades: 6-8
| 446 students
Rank: #1717.
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: #1818.
Good Hope Middle School
(Math: 35% | Reading: 55%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Good Hope Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-9693
Grades: 6-8
| 621 students
Rank: #1919.
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: #2020.
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: #2121.
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: #2222.
Central Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1163 Highway 151 S
Calhoun, LA 71225
(318) 644-5842
Grades: 3-5
| 389 students
Rank: #2323.
Woodlawn Middle School
(Math: 27% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
175 Woodlawn School Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-1575
Grades: 6-8
| 267 students
Rank: #2424.
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: #2525.
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: #2626.
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: #2727.
Lenwil Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Arrant Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 323-3604
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #2828.
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: #2929.
Riser Middle School
(Math: 17% | Reading: 27%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Price Drive
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 387-0567
Grades: 6-8
| 434 students
Rank: #3030.
Riverbend Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Austin Avenue
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 361-0155
Grades: 1-5
| 292 students
Rank: #3131.
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: #3232.
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: #33 - 3533. - 35.
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: #33 - 3533. - 35.
Riser Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Price Drive
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 387-0577
Grades: PK-5
| 275 students
Rank: #33 - 3533. - 35.
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
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Ouachita Parish 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
1600 North 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 323-5991
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1600 North 7th Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 323-5991
Grades: 6-8
| 53 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 Ouachita Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in Ouachita Parish, LA include Claiborne School, Boley Elementary School and Sterlington Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Ouachita Parish, LA?
57 public schools are located in Ouachita Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in Ouachita Parish, LA go to public school?
90% of all K-12 students in Ouachita Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in Ouachita Parish, LA?
Ouachita Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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