Top 5 Best St. James Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,822 students in St. James Parish, LA. St. James Parish has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Louisiana.
The top ranked public schools in St. James Parish, LA are Paulina Elementary School, Vacherie Elementary School and St. James High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. James Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 74% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 65%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 71% statewide average). Schools in St. James Parish have an average ranking of 9/10, which is in the top 20% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 55% (majority Black).

Best St. James Parish Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Paulina Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2756 Highway 44
Paulina, LA 70763
(225) 258-4704
Grades: PK-6
| 638 students
Rank: #22.
Vacherie Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
13440 Highway 644
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225) 258-5252
Grades: PK-6
| 311 students
Rank: #33.
St. James High School
Math: 74% | Reading: 87%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5181 Wildcat Street
Saint James, LA 70086
(225) 258-4904
Grades: 7-12
| 648 students
Rank: #44.
Lutcher High School
Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1910 West Main Street
Lutcher, LA 70071
(225) 258-5314
Grades: 7-12
| 1,023 students
Rank: #55.
Gramercy Elementary School
Math: 72% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
601 E Second Street
Gramercy, LA 70052
(225) 258-4804
Grades: PK-6
| 569 students
Rank: #66.
Sixth Ward Elementary School
Math: 66% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3245 Valcour Aime Street
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225) 258-4642
Grades: PK-6
| 370 students
8184 Villavaso Street
Saint James, LA 70086
(225) 258-4682
Grades: PK-6
| 123 students
2461 N. King Avenue
Lutcher, LA 70071
(225) 258-5402
Grades: PK-5
| 140 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in St. James Parish, LA

St. James Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
9156 Central School St
Convent, LA 70723
(225) 562-3684
Grades: 1-6
| 87 students
1410 Buddy Whitney St
Lutcher, LA 70071
(225) 869-3902
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
3125 Valcour Aime Street
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225) 265-4215
Grades: 7-8
| 148 students
19177 Hwy 643
Vacherie, LA 70090
(225) 265-7747
Grades: PK-1
| 119 students

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