Ouachita Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 36 public schools serving 19,304 students in Ouachita 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 Ouachita Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 76% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ouachita Parish School District are Claiborne School, West Ridge Middle School and George Welch Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ouachita Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Ouachita 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
36 Schools
1,389 Schools
# Students
19,304 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
1,101 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Ouachita Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% 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 86% has increased from 81% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#39 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ouachita Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ouachita 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)
76%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ouachita 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
86%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ouachita 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
0.53
0.61
# American Indian Students
25 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
282 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
524 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
6,649 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
34%
43%
# White Students
11,552 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
60%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
265 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
605
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
1,462
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,542
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,408
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,428
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,394
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,516
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,439
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,498
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,476
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,445
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,416
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,382
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,293
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,527 in this school district is less 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 $10,954 is less than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$223 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ouachita 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
$211 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Ouachita 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
$11,527
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ouachita 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
$10,954
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ouachita 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 Ouachita Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Claiborne School
Math: 95% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1011 Wallace Dean Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-8200
Grades: PK-5
| 829 students
Rank: #22.
West Ridge Middle School
Math: 86% | Reading: 91%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
6977 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 397-8444
Grades: 6-8
| 671 students
Rank: #33.
George Welch Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
199 Caldwell Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 397-1100
Grades: K-5
| 446 students
Rank: #44.
Sterlington Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9040 Highway 165 North
Sterlington, LA 71280
(318) 432-2050
Grades: PK-5
| 746 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Drew Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1132 Highway 15
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-7186
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Highland Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1501 Wellerman Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-1213
Grades: PK-5
| 241 students
Rank: #5 - 75. - 7.
Pinecrest Elementary Middle School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3604 Highway 557
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-4331
Grades: PK-8
| 230 students
Rank: #88.
Boley Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2213 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 387-7378
Grades: PK-5
| 202 students
Rank: #99.
Kiroli Elementary School
Math: 78% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
700 Kiroli Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-1118
Grades: PK-5
| 538 students
Rank: #1010.
Sterlington Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
206 High Avenue
Sterlington, LA 71280
(318) 665-0696
Grades: 6-8
| 366 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Good Hope Middle School
Math: 76% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Good Hope Road
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-9693
Grades: 6-8
| 581 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Sterlington High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
233 Keystone Road
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 665-2725
Grades: 9-12
| 489 students
Rank: #1313.
Woodlawn Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5946 Jonesboro Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-1578
Grades: PK-5
| 632 students
Rank: #1414.
Calhoun Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
191 Highway 80
Calhoun, LA 71225
(318) 644-5840
Grades: 6-8
| 575 students
Rank: #1515.
Central Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1163 Highway 151 S
Calhoun, LA 71225
(318) 644-5842
Grades: 3-5
| 429 students
Rank: #1616.
West Monroe High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
201 Riggs Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 323-3771
Grades: 8-12
| 2,184 students
Rank: #1717.
Woodlawn Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
175 Woodlawn School Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 325-1575
Grades: 6-8
| 293 students
Rank: #1818.
West Ouachita High School
Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4061 Caples Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 249-2117
Grades: 8-12
| 1,134 students
Rank: #1919.
Ouachita Parish High School
Math: 69% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
681 Highway 594
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-2769
Grades: 8-12
| 1,178 students
Rank: #2020.
Swartz Upper Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
400 Lincoln Hill Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-1723
Grades: 3-5
| 431 students
Rank: #2121.
Lenwil Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(2)
112 Arrant Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 323-3604
Grades: PK-5
| 314 students
Rank: #2222.
Ouachita Junior High School
Math: 57% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5500 Blanks Street
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 345-5100
Grades: 6-8
| 428 students
Rank: #2323.
Jack Hayes Elementary School
Math: 65% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3631 Old Sterlington Road
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-4560
Grades: PK-5
| 629 students
Rank: #2424.
East Ouchita Middle School
Math: 59% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
859 Swartz Fairbanks
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 432-2150
Grades: 6-8
| 567 students
Rank: #2525.
Robinson Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5101 Reddix Lane
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 322-1784
Grades: PK-5
| 422 students
Rank: #2626.
Lakeshore School
Math: 54% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
550 Balboa Street
Monroe, LA 71203
(318) 343-1173
Grades: PK-5
| 593 students
Rank: #2727.
Riser Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Price Drive
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 387-0577
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #2828.
Riser Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
100 Price Drive
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 387-0567
Grades: 6-8
| 417 students
Rank: #2929.
Riverbend Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 Austin Avenue
West Monroe, LA 71292
(318) 361-0155
Grades: 1-5
| 350 students
Rank: #3030.
Richwood High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5901 Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 361-0467
Grades: 8-12
| 551 students
Rank: #3131.
Richwood Junior High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
5901 Highway 165 S
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 432-2000
Grades: 6-8
| 444 students
Rank: #3232.
Swayze Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Burg Jones Lane
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 325-1357
Grades: PK-5
| 221 students
Rank: #3333.
Shady Grove Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
2204 Ticheli Road
Monroe, LA 71202
(318) 323-9941
Grades: PK-5
| 267 students
237 Calhoun Road
Calhoun, LA 71225
(318) 644-1114
Grades: PK-2
| 459 students
700 Natchitoches Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 325-3634
Grades: PK-K
| 220 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 19,304 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Top 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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