Top 10 Best St. John The Baptist Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 public schools serving 5,109 students in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA (there are 6 private schools, serving 1,653 private students). 76% of all K-12 students in St.
John The Baptist Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA are John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School, West St. John High School and East St. John High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. John The Baptist Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 13% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 29%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 40% statewide average). Schools in St. John The Baptist Parish have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best St. John The Baptist Parish Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School
(Math: 33% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
182 West Fifth Street
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 651-3700
Grades: K-8
| 385 students
Rank: #22.
West St. John High School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
480 La Hwy 3127
Edgard, LA 70049
(985) 497-3271
Grades: 8-12
| 202 students
Rank: #33.
East St. John High School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
#1 Wildcat Drive
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-4226
Grades: 9-12
| 1,307 students
Rank: #44.
Laplace Elementary School
(Math: 10% | Reading: 30%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
393 Greenwood Drive
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-5552
Grades: PK-13
| 774 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Emily C. Watkins Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
938 La Highway 628
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-1593
Grades: PK-8
| 488 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lake Pontchartrain Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3328 Hwy 51
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 652-2003
Grades: PK-8
| 685 students
Rank: #77.
West St. John Elementary School (K-7)
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2555 La Hwy. 18
Edgard, LA 70049
(985) 497-3347
Grades: PK-7
| 252 students
Rank: #88.
Fifth Ward Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Panther Drive
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-4221
Grades: PK-4
| 313 students
Rank: #99.
Garyville/mt. Airy Math & Science Magnet Schl.
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
240 Hwy 54
Garyville, LA 70051
(985) 535-5400
Grades: PK-8
| 303 students
Rank: #1010.
East St. John Preparatory Academy
(Math: 6% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
400 Ory Drive
La Place, LA 70068
(985) 536-8450
Grades: 5-8
| 400 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA

St. John The Baptist Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1880 Hwy 44
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-4283
Grades: 7-8
| 74 students
1880 Hwy 44
Reserve, LA 70084
(985) 536-1036
Grades: 2-12
| 68 students
117 Stebbins Street
Garyville, LA 70051
(985) 535-3917
Grades: PK
| 96 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA include John L. Ory Communications Magnet Elementary School, West St. John High School and East St. John High School.
How many public schools are located in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA?
10 public schools are located in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA go to public school?
76% of all K-12 students in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in St. John The Baptist Parish, LA?
St. John The Baptist Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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