St. James Parish School District

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  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 8 public schools managed by St. James Parish School District serving 3,762 students in Saint James, Louisiana.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana state average of 55%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

St. James Parish School District (2018-19)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Saint James Fifth Ward Elementary School
    8184 Villavaso Street
    Saint James, LA 70086
    (225)258-4682

    Grades: PK-6 | 136 students
  • Gramercy Gramercy Elementary School
    601 E Second Street
    Gramercy, LA 70052
    (225)258-4804

    Grades: PK-6 | 595 students
  • Lutcher Lutcher Elementary School
    2461 N. King Avenue
    Lutcher, LA 70071
    (225)258-5402

    Grades: PK-5 | 123 students
  • Lutcher Lutcher High School
    1910 West Main Street
    Lutcher, LA 70071
    (225)258-5314

    Grades: 7-12 | 1004 students
  • Paulina Paulina Elementary School
    2756 Highway 44
    Paulina, LA 70763
    (225)258-4704

    Grades: PK-6 | 645 students
  • Saint James St. James High School
    5181 Wildcat Street
    Saint James, LA 70086
    (225)258-4904

    Grades: 7-12 | 663 students
  • Vacherie Sixth Ward Elementary School
    3245 Valcour Aime Street
    Vacherie, LA 70090
    (225)258-4642

    Grades: PK-6 | 283 students
  • Vacherie Vacherie Elementary School
    13440 Highway 644
    Vacherie, LA 70090
    (225)258-5252

    Grades: PK-6 | 313 students

Overview

School District NameSt. James Parish School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students3,762 students
# of Teachers289 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
# of Male Students1,864 students
% Male Students
50%
# of Female Students1,898 students
% Female Students
50%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.49
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students7 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students56 students
% Hispanic Students
1%
# of Black Students2,325 students
% Black Students
62%
# of White Students1,335 students
% White Students
35%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students33 students
% of Two or more races Students
1%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:205
# of Students in Kindergarten:246
# of Students in 1st Grade:266
# of Students in 2nd Grade:304
# of Students in 3rd Grade:281
# of Students in 4th Grade:240
# of Students in 5th Grade:269
# of Students in 6th Grade:284
# of Students in 7th Grade:260
# of Students in 8th Grade:265
# of Students in 9th Grade:326
# of Students in 10th Grade:276
# of Students in 11th Grade:291
# of Students in 12th Grade:249
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • St. James Parish School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 108 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 85% has increased from 72% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. James 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
69%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. James 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
85%
79%
This chart display public school graduation rate of St. James Parish School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $15,506 in this school district is less than the state average of $24,787. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $14,906 is less than the state average of $22,795. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (LA)
Total Revenue$58 MM$27 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. James Parish School District and average revenue for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$56 MM$25 MM
This chart display total spending of St. James Parish School District and average spending for each school distric in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$15,506$24,787
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. James Parish School District and average revenue per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$14,906$22,795
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. James Parish School District and average spending per public school student in LA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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St. James Parish School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.49, which is lower than the Louisiana average of 0.61. The most diverse school in the district is Vacherie Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Louisiana or national school diversity statistics.