Plaquemines Parish School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 4,045 students in Plaquemines Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Plaquemines Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 81% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Plaquemines Parish School District are Belle Chasse Primary School, Belle Chasse High School and Boothville-venice Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Plaquemines Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Plaquemines 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
4,045 Students
714,671 Students
# Teachers
192 Teachers
40,399 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1

District Rank

Plaquemines Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 20% 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 91% has increased from 83% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#22 out of 193 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Plaquemines Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Plaquemines 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)
81%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Plaquemines 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
91%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Plaquemines 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
0.63
0.61
# American Indian Students
61 Students
4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
243 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
6%
2%
# Hispanic Students
275 Students
49,494 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
7%
# Black Students
1,140 Students
310,321 Students
% Black Students
28%
43%
# White Students
2,173 Students
319,498 Students
% White Students
54%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
148 Students
17,717 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
203
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
271
53,045
# Students in 1st Grade:
271
54,543
# Students in 2nd Grade:
286
53,426
# Students in 3rd Grade:
286
55,349
# Students in 4th Grade:
295
55,808
# Students in 5th Grade:
283
55,435
# Students in 6th Grade:
305
53,700
# Students in 7th Grade:
272
52,975
# Students in 8th Grade:
312
52,260
# Students in 9th Grade:
354
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
322
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
298
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
287
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,289 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 $17,171 is higher than the state median of $12,261. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$78 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Plaquemines 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
$70 MM
$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Plaquemines 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
$19,289
$12,584
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Plaquemines 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
$17,171
$12,261
This chart display average spending per public school student in Plaquemines 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 Plaquemines Parish School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Belle Chasse Primary School
Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
539 F. Edward Hebert Blvd.
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 393-8940
Grades: PK-4
| 1,079 students
Rank: #22.
Belle Chasse High School
Math: 84% | Reading: 84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
8346 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 394-2810
Grades: 9-12
| 926 students
Rank: #33.
Boothville-venice Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
#1 Oiler Drive
Boothville, LA 70038
(504) 534-7520
Grades: PK-6
| 393 students
Rank: #44.
Belle Chasse Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
13476 Highway 23
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
(504) 656-2315
Grades: 5-8
| 779 students
Rank: #55.
South Plaquemines Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
315 Civic Drive
Port Sulphur, LA 70083
(504) 595-6415
Grades: PK-6
| 223 students
Rank: #66.
South Plaquemines High School
Math: 60% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
34121 Highway 23
Buras, LA 70041
(504) 595-6435
Grades: 7-12
| 452 students
Rank: #77.
Phoenix High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
13073 Highway 15
Braithwaite, LA 70040
(504) 595-6480
Grades: PK-12
| 193 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,045 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 46%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.63

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