Top 10 Best St. Landry Parish Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 47 public schools serving 12,569 students in St. Landry Parish, LA (there are 7 private schools, serving 2,248 private students). 85% of all K-12 students in St.
Landry Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
The top ranked public schools in St. Landry Parish, LA are Palmetto Elementary School, Magnet For Cultural Arts and East Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
St. Landry Parish, LA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 23% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 36% (versus the 42% statewide average). Schools in St. Landry Parish have an average ranking of 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Louisiana public schools.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Best Public Schools in St. Landry Parish (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Palmetto Elementary School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
235 Rideau Street
Palmetto, LA 71358
(337) 623-4482
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #22.
Magnet For Cultural Arts
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1100 E Leo Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-6195
Grades: 7-12
| 247 students
Rank: #33.
East Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
550 Brother J. Rd.
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-2215
Grades: K-4
| 290 students
Rank: #44.
Arnaudville Elementary School
(Math: 42% | Reading: 56%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
120 West Railroad Ave.
Arnaudville, LA 70512
(337) 754-5320
Grades: 5-8
| 204 students
Rank: #55.
Eunice High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
301 South Bobcat Drive
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-3011
Grades: 9-12
| 659 students
Rank: #66.
Grand Prairie Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
669 Hwy. 363
Washington, LA 70589
(337) 826-3391
Grades: PK-4
| 256 students
Rank: #77.
Port Barre Elementary School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
199 O G Track Rd.
Port Barre, LA 70577
(337) 585-6172
Grades: PK-4
| 415 students
Rank: #88.
Glendale Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 West Dean Street
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-4121
Grades: K-4
| 324 students
Rank: #99.
Leonville Elementary School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3774 Hwy. 31
Leonville, LA 70551
(337) 879-2385
Grades: PK-8
| 600 students
Rank: #1010.
Port Barre High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
846 Saizan St.
Port Barre, LA 70577
(337) 585-7256
Grades: 9-12
| 410 students
Rank: #1111.
Krotz Springs Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
445 Division Street
Krotz Springs, LA 70750
(337) 566-3585
Grades: PK-8
| 237 students
Rank: #1212.
Port Barre Middle School
(Math: 32% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
846 Saizan St.
Port Barre, LA 70577
(337) 585-7256
Grades: 5-8
| 295 students
Rank: #1313.
Beau Chene High School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 42%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
7076 Hwy. 93
Arnaudville, LA 70512
(337) 662-5815
Grades: 9-12
| 813 students
Rank: #1414.
Northwest High School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3746 Hwy. 104
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 543-2255
Grades: 9-12
| 568 students
Rank: #1515.
Eunice Junior High School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 43%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
751 West Oak Street
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-7386
Grades: 7-8
| 298 students
Rank: #1616.
Plaisance Elementary School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3264 Hwy. 167
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 826-3335
Grades: 5-8
| 205 students
Rank: #1717.
Cankton Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
602 Main Street
Sunset, LA 70584
(337) 668-4465
Grades: PK-4
| 519 students
Rank: #1818.
Park Vista Elementary School
(Math: 31% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Abdalla Blvd.
Opelousas, LA 70571
(337) 942-7456
Grades: PK-4
| 589 students
Rank: #1919.
Lawtell Elementary School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1010 School Rd.
Lawtell, LA 70550
(337) 543-2315
Grades: PK-8
| 616 students
Rank: #2020.
Highland Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29% )
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1341 Duck Avenue
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-5161
Grades: PK
| 101 students
Rank: #2121.
Central Middle School
(Math: 16% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
602 S. Martin Luther King Driv
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-5895
Grades: 5-6
| 326 students
Rank: #2222.
Sunset Elementary School
(Math: 12% | Reading: 33%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
236 Church Hill St.
Sunset, LA 70584
(337) 662-3194
Grades: 5-8
| 398 students
Rank: #2323.
Js Clark Leadership Academy
Charter School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1517 Statesman Rd
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 212-3549
Grades: K-12
| 280 students
Rank: #2424.
Creswell Middle School
(Math: 19% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1210 East Leo St
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 407-1708
Grades: 5-6
| 286 students
Rank: #2525.
Grand Coteau Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
238 Church Street
Grand Coteau, LA 70541
(337) 662-5421
Grades: PK-4
| 287 students
Rank: #2626.
Eunice Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
451 South 9th Street
Eunice, LA 70535
(337) 457-2380
Grades: K-4
| 257 students
Rank: #2727.
Northeast Elementary School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1125 E Mamie Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-5390
Grades: PK-4
| 318 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
North Central High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6579 Hwy. 10
Lebeau, LA 71345
(337) 623-4239
Grades: 6-12
| 284 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1530 Hwy. 10
Washington, LA 70589
(318) 826-3393
Grades: PK-6
| 104 students
Rank: #3030.
Grolee Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1540 West Grolee Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-3130
Grades: PK-4
| 461 students
Rank: #3131.
Opelousas Senior High School
(Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1014 Judson Walsh Drive
Opelousas, LA 70571
(337) 942-5634
Grades: 9-12
| 809 students
Rank: #3232.
Opelousas Junior High School
(Math: 6% | Reading: 23%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
730 South Market Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-4957
Grades: 7-8
| 417 students
Rank: #3333.
South Street Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 16%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
409 East South Street
Opelousas, LA 70571
(337) 942-8127
Grades: 5-6
| 265 students
Rank: #3434.
St. Landry Charter School
Charter School
(Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1802 Wilson Drive
Opelousas, LA 70571
(337) 945-6367
Grades: 1-8
| 146 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ecole Saint-landry
671 Napoleon Ave
Sunset, LA 70584
(337) 359-2268
Grades: K-1
| 56 students
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St. Landry Parish Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1218 East Leo St
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-4892
Grades: PK-6
| 216 students
536 Fontenot Street
Melville, LA 71353
(337) 623-4688
Grades: PK-8
| 153 students
701 Hwy. 71 North
Morrow, LA 71356
(318) 346-7851
Grades: PK-8
| 133 students
308 West Martin Luther King Dr
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-2629
Grades: PK-6
| 281 students
152 Violet Dr
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-4761
Grades: 6-10
| 160 students
1203 Burr Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
(337) 942-9892
Grades: PK-6
| 260 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in St. Landry Parish, LA?
The top ranked public schools in St. Landry Parish, LA include Palmetto Elementary School, Magnet For Cultural Arts and East Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in St. Landry Parish, LA?
47 public schools are located in St. Landry Parish, LA.
What percentage of students in St. Landry Parish, LA go to public school?
85% of all K-12 students in St. Landry Parish, LA are educated in public schools (compared to the LA state average of 85%).
What is the racial composition of students in St. Landry Parish, LA?
St. Landry Parish, LA public schools minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public schools average of 57% (majority Black).

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