Rapides Parish School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 48 public schools in Rapides Parish School District, serving 23,329 students. Rapides Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Public schools in Rapides Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 62% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 64%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 70% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in Rapides Parish School District are Phoenix Magnet Elementary School, Caroline Dormon Junior High School and Peabody Montessori Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Louisiana public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameRapides Parish School District
School District Phone Number(318) 487-0888
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
# of Schools48 Schools1,390 Schools
# of Students23,329 Students715,114 Students
# of Teachers1,310 Teachers40,276 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

Rapides Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 190 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 82% has increased from 67% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#71 out of 193 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rapides Parish  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rapides 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rapides 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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rapides Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.560.61
# of American Indian Students124 Students4,792 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# of Asian Students320 Students11,353 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# of Hispanic Students788 Students49,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# of Black Students10,044 Students311,575 Students
% Black Students
43%
43%
# of White Students11,826 Students319,574 Students
% White Students
51%
45%
# of Hawaiian Students12 Students549 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students215 Students17,739 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:1,21827,491
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,61853,085
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,69754,599
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,61953,486
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,77155,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,75355,850
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,80055,472
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,70653,705
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,65352,938
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,82252,225
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,95356,540
# of Students in 10th Grade:1,72751,656
# of Students in 11th Grade:1,55947,514
# of Students in 12th Grade:1,43345,144
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,258 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,384. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,711 is less than the state median of $14,061. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$263 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rapides Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$250 MM$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Rapides Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,258$13,384
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rapides Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,711$14,061
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rapides Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Rapides Parish School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Phoenix Magnet Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    4500 Lincoln Road
    Alexandria, LA 71302
    (318) 445-6296

    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
  • Caroline Dormon Junior High School Math: 96% | Reading: 97%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    8906 Hwy 165 South
    Woodworth, LA 71485
    (318) 473-4066

    Grades: PK-8 | 363 students
  • Peabody Montessori Elementary School Math: 89% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2416 3rd Street
    Alexandria, LA 71302
    (318) 442-5012

    Grades: PK-6 | 468 students
  • Rosenthal Montessori Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1951 Monroe Street
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 442-5791

    Grades: PK-6 | 387 students
  • Mary Goff Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6900 Shreveport Highway
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 640-3416

    Grades: PK-6 | 362 students
  • Pineville High School Math: 73% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1511 Line Street
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 442-8990

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,399 student
  • Alexandria Senior High School Math: 72% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    800 Ola Lane
    Alexandria, LA 71303
    (318) 448-8234

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,319 student
  • Hayden R. Lawrence Upper Elementary School Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    646 Highway 1207
    Deville, LA 71328
    (318) 466-5858

    Grades: 3-5 | 365 students
  • J.b. Nachman Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    4102 Wakefield Blvd
    Alexandria, LA 71303
    (318) 445-7725

    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students
  • Poland Junior High School Math: 75% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3348 Highway 457
    Alexandria, LA 71302
    (318) 445-9224

    Grades: PK-8 | 383 students
  • Ruby-wise Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5279 Old Marksville Highway
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 443-6089

    Grades: PK-6 | 416 students
  • J.i. Barron Senior Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    43655 Trinity Church Road
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 445-6860

    Grades: PK-6 | 952 students
  • Pineville Junior High School Math: 70% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    501 Edgewood Drive
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 640-0512

    Grades: 7-8 | 615 students
  • Ball Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    89 Camp Livingston Road
    Ball, LA 71405
    (318) 640-5394

    Grades: PK-6 | 373 students
  • Tioga High School Math: 67% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1207 Tioga Road
    Tioga, LA 71477
    (318) 640-9661

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,013 student
  • Rapides High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    9463 Highway 71 South
    Lecompte, LA 71346
    (318) 776-9371

    Grades: 9-12 | 291 students
  • Cherokee Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    5700 Prescott Road
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 442-1987

    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
  • Forest Hill Junior High School Math: 69% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    15 Hwy 497 Forest Hill
    Forest Hill, LA 71430
    (318) 748-6844

    Grades: PK-8 | 480 students
  • Buckeye High School Math: 65% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    715 Highway 1207
    Deville, LA 71328
    (318) 466-5678

    Grades: 6-12 | 1,113 student
  • W.o. Hall Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3111 Jones Avenue
    Alexandria, LA 71302
    (318) 443-9093

    Grades: PK-5 | 179 students
  • Tioga Junior High School Math: 61% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1150 Tioga Road
    Tioga, LA 71477
    (318) 640-9412

    Grades: 7-8 | 525 students
  • Glenmora High School Math: 66% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1414 7th Street
    Glenmora, LA 71433
    (318) 748-8145

    Grades: PK-12 | 674 students
  • Tioga Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4310 Pardue Road
    Ball, LA 71405
    (318) 640-9494

    Grades: PK-6 | 562 students
  • Scott M. Brame Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4800 Dawn Street
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 443-3688

    Grades: 6-8 | 845 students
  • Paradise Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5010 Monroe Highway
    Ball, LA 71405
    (318) 640-1033

    Grades: PK-6 | 483 students
  • Horseshoe Drive Elementary New Vision Academy Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2905 Horseshoe Drive
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 443-0579

    Grades: PK-5 | 276 students
  • Oak Hill High School Math: 56% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    7362 Highway 112
    Hineston, LA 71438
    (318) 793-2014

    Grades: PK-12 | 772 students
  • Julius Patrick Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1402 Reed Avenue
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 443-5443

    Grades: PK-5 | 262 students
  • L.s. Rugg Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1319 Bush Avenue
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 442-4536

    Grades: PK-5 | 250 students
  • Plainview High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    10935 Highway 112
    Glenmora, LA 71433
    (318) 634-5944

    Grades: PK-12 | 301 students
  • Lessie Moore Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    207 Griffith Street
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 445-7151

    Grades: PK-6 | 370 students
  • Bolton High School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2101 Vance Avenue
    Alexandria, LA 71301
    (318) 448-3628

    Grades: 9-12 | 638 students
  • Northwood High School Math: 52% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    8830 Highway 1 North
    Lena, LA 71447
    (318) 793-8021

    Grades: PK-12 | 686 students
  • Peabody Magnet High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2727 Jones Avenue
    Alexandria, LA 71302
    (318) 448-3457

    Grades: 9-12 | 653 students
  • Pineville Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    835 Main Street
    Pineville, LA 71360
    (318) 442-8154

    Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
  • Show 13 more public schools in Rapides Parish School District (out of 48 total schools)
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