Rapides Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 23,329 students in Rapides 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 Rapides Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 63% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 73% (versus the 71% statewide average).
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. Rapides Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Rapides 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
48 Schools
1,388 Schools
# Students
23,329 Students
714,071 Students
# Teachers
1,310 Teachers
40,374 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Rapides Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 184 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 79% has increased from 73% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rapides Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
81%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rapides 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
0.56
0.61
# American Indian Students
124 Students
4,790 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
320 Students
11,337 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
788 Students
49,491 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
7%
# Black Students
10,044 Students
309,729 Students
% Black Students
43%
43%
# White Students
11,826 Students
319,497 Students
% White Students
51%
45%
# Hawaiian Students
12 Students
549 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
215 Students
17,715 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
2%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,218
27,460
# Students in K Grade:
1,618
53,001
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,697
54,501
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,619
53,375
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,771
55,252
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,753
55,720
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,800
55,361
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,706
53,623
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,653
52,917
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,822
52,191
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,953
56,448
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,727
51,557
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,559
47,534
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,433
45,131
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $11,317 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,354. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,973 is less than the state median of $12,079. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$264 MM
$10 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$256 MM
$10 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$11,317
$12,354
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$10,973
$12,079
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Rapides Parish School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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
Rank: #22.
Caroline Dormon Junior High School
Math: 97% | Reading: 96%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
8906 Hwy 165 South
Woodworth, LA 71485
(318) 473-4066
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
Rank: #33.
Peabody Montessori Elementary School
Math: 90% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2416 3rd Street
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 442-5012
Grades: PK-6
| 468 students
Rank: #44.
Pineville High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1511 Line Street
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 442-8990
Grades: 9-12
| 1,399 students
Rank: #55.
Alexandria Senior High School
Math: 75% | Reading: 89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
800 Ola Lane
Alexandria, LA 71303
(318) 448-8234
Grades: 9-12
| 1,319 students
Rank: #66.
Hayden R. Lawrence Upper Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
646 Highway 1207
Deville, LA 71328
(318) 466-5858
Grades: 3-5
| 365 students
Rank: #77.
Pineville Junior High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
501 Edgewood Drive
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 640-0512
Grades: 7-8
| 615 students
Rank: #88.
Tioga High School
Math: 68% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1207 Tioga Road
Tioga, LA 71477
(318) 640-9661
Grades: 9-12
| 1,013 students
Rank: #99.
Mary Goff Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6900 Shreveport Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 640-3416
Grades: PK-6
| 362 students
Rank: #1010.
Poland Junior High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3348 Highway 457
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 445-9224
Grades: PK-8
| 383 students
Rank: #1111.
Cherokee Elementary School
Math: 75% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5700 Prescott Road
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 442-1987
Grades: PK-5
| 563 students
Rank: #1212.
Paradise Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5010 Monroe Highway
Ball, LA 71405
(318) 640-1033
Grades: PK-6
| 483 students
Rank: #1313.
Ruby-wise Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
5279 Old Marksville Highway
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 443-6089
Grades: PK-6
| 416 students
Rank: #1414.
Rosenthal Montessori Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1951 Monroe Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 442-5791
Grades: PK-6
| 387 students
Rank: #1515.
J.b. Nachman Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4102 Wakefield Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
(318) 445-7725
Grades: PK-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1616.
Buckeye High School
Math: 71% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
715 Highway 1207
Deville, LA 71328
(318) 466-5678
Grades: 6-12
| 1,113 students
Rank: #1717.
Forest Hill Junior High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15 Hwy 497 Forest Hill
Forest Hill, LA 71430
(318) 748-6844
Grades: PK-8
| 480 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
J.i. Barron Senior Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
43655 Trinity Church Road
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 445-6860
Grades: PK-6
| 952 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
Scott M. Brame Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4800 Dawn Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 443-3688
Grades: 6-8
| 845 students
Rank: #2020.
Tioga Junior High School
Math: 67% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
1150 Tioga Road
Tioga, LA 71477
(318) 640-9412
Grades: 7-8
| 525 students
Rank: #2121.
Ball Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
89 Camp Livingston Road
Ball, LA 71405
(318) 640-5394
Grades: PK-6
| 373 students
Rank: #2222.
Rapides High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9463 Highway 71 South
Lecompte, LA 71346
(318) 776-9371
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
Rank: #2323.
Tioga Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4310 Pardue Road
Ball, LA 71405
(318) 640-9494
Grades: PK-6
| 562 students
Rank: #2424.
Glenmora High School
Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1414 7th Street
Glenmora, LA 71433
(318) 748-8145
Grades: PK-12
| 674 students
Rank: #2525.
Plainview High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
10935 Highway 112
Glenmora, LA 71433
(318) 634-5944
Grades: PK-12
| 301 students
Rank: #2626.
Horseshoe Drive Elementary New Vision Academy
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2905 Horseshoe Drive
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 443-0579
Grades: PK-5
| 276 students
Rank: #2727.
Oak Hill High School
Math: 56% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7362 Highway 112
Hineston, LA 71438
(318) 793-2014
Grades: PK-12
| 772 students
Rank: #2828.
Bolton High School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2101 Vance Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 448-3628
Grades: 9-12
| 638 students
Rank: #2929.
Northwood High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8830 Highway 1 North
Lena, LA 71447
(318) 793-8021
Grades: PK-12
| 686 students
Rank: #3030.
Peabody Magnet High School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(5)
2727 Jones Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 448-3457
Grades: 9-12
| 653 students
Rank: #3131.
Lessie Moore Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
207 Griffith Street
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 445-7151
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
Rank: #3232.
Alexandria Middle Magnet School
Math: 46% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
122 Maryland Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 445-5343
Grades: 6-8
| 544 students
Rank: #3333.
Mabel Brasher Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
601 Cloverleaf Boulevard
Alexandria, LA 71303
(318) 442-0878
Grades: PK-6
| 280 students
Rank: #3434.
Pineville Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
835 Main Street
Pineville, LA 71360
(318) 442-8154
Grades: PK-6
| 283 students
Rank: #3535.
W.o. Hall Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3111 Jones Avenue
Alexandria, LA 71302
(318) 443-9093
Grades: PK-5
| 179 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 23,329 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 49%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 79% (Btm 50% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 63% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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