St. Bernard Parish School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,741 students in St. Bernard 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 St. Bernard Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 72% (versus the 71% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in St. Bernard Parish School District are Joseph J. Davies Elementary School, J.f. Gauthier School and Lacoste Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. St. Bernard Parish School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Louisiana public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
St. Bernard Parish School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,352 Schools
# Students
7,741 Students
691,591 Students
# Teachers
469 Teachers
38,617 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

St. Bernard Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 173 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 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (LA)
Overall District Rank
#43 out of 193 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. Bernard Parish  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
64%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Bernard 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)
72%
70%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Bernard 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 St. Bernard 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
0.66
0.63
# American Indian Students
36 Students
4,309 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
187 Students
11,126 Students
% Asian Students
2%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,162 Students
59,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
9%
# Black Students
2,396 Students
292,872 Students
% Black Students
31%
42%
# White Students
3,646 Students
300,886 Students
% White Students
47%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
590 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
308 Students
21,165 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
319
22,245
# Students in K Grade:
539
50,382
# Students in 1st Grade:
540
53,197
# Students in 2nd Grade:
602
51,483
# Students in 3rd Grade:
559
50,418
# Students in 4th Grade:
565
50,623
# Students in 5th Grade:
578
50,855
# Students in 6th Grade:
608
53,164
# Students in 7th Grade:
667
54,380
# Students in 8th Grade:
634
54,109
# Students in 9th Grade:
584
55,732
# Students in 10th Grade:
541
52,464
# Students in 11th Grade:
561
48,201
# Students in 12th Grade:
444
44,338
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,233 is higher than the state median of $12,319. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $12,291 is higher than the state median of $12,248. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$102 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. Bernard Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$95 MM
$11 MM
This chart display total spending of St. Bernard Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,233
$12,319
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. Bernard Parish  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$12,291
$12,248
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. Bernard Parish  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best St. Bernard Parish School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Joseph J. Davies Elementary School
Math: 84% | Reading: 78%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4101 Mistrot Drive
Meraux, LA 70075
(504) 267-7890
Grades: PK-5
| 649 students
Rank: #22.
J.f. Gauthier School
Math: 79% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1200 East La Highway 46
Saint Bernard, LA 70085
(504) 272-0700
Grades: PK-5
| 527 students
Rank: #33.
Lacoste Elementary School
Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1625 Missouri Street
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 304-5747
Grades: PK-5
| 659 students
Rank: #44.
Chalmette High School
Math: 78% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1100 East Judge Perez Dr.
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 301-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 2,081 students
Rank: #55.
N.p. Trist Middle School
Math: 70% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Pirates Cove
Meraux, LA 70075
(504) 872-9402
Grades: 6-8
| 832 students
Rank: #66.
Arabi Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7200 Alexander Avenue
Arabi, LA 70032
(504) 218-5058
Grades: PK-5
| 525 students
Rank: #77.
Chalmette Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
75 East Chalmette Circle
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 304-0370
Grades: PK-5
| 510 students
Rank: #88.
Arlene Meraux Elementary School
Math: 69% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
4004 Paris Rd
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 556-0900
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #99.
W. Smith Jr. Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
6701 St. Bernard Hwy.
Violet, LA 70092
(504) 302-1000
Grades: PK-5
| 317 students
Rank: #1010.
St. Bernard Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2601 Torres Drive
Saint Bernard, LA 70085
(504) 267-7878
Grades: 6-8
| 386 students
Rank: #1111.
Andrew Jackson Middle School
Math: 55% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 8th Street
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 301-1500
Grades: 6-8
| 651 students
Rank: #1212.
C.f. Rowley Alternative School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
49 Madison Avenue
Chalmette, LA 70043
(504) 301-4001
Grades: 6-12
| 89 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • St. Bernard Parish
  • 200 East St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette, LA, 70043-5162
  • (504) 301-2000
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 7,741 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 30% in LA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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