Union Parish School District

1206 Marion Highway
Farmerville, LA 71241-9304
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,862 students in Union Parish School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Louisiana.
Public Schools in Union Parish School District have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Louisiana public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 42% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Louisiana public school average of 57% (majority Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (LA)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,365 Schools
# Students
1,862 Students
680,828 Students
# Teachers
113 Teachers
39,031 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Union Parish School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 193 school districts in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 85-89% has increased from 65-69% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (LA)
#100 out of 193 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Union Parish  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
19%
32%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Union 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 2021-22 school year data.
26%
42%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Union 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 2021-22 school year data.
13%
27%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Union Parish  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of LA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Union Parish  School District and public school graduation rate of LA by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.63
0.64
# American Indian Students
4 Students
4,075 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
7 Students
10,755 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
2%
# Hispanic Students
231 Students
63,553 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
9%
# Black Students
812 Students
285,888 Students
% Black Students
44%
42%
# White Students
767 Students
292,727 Students
% White Students
41%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
553 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
39 Students
22,314 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
83
24,520
# Students in K Grade:
159
51,432
# Students in 1st Grade:
140
52,053
# Students in 2nd Grade:
125
50,754
# Students in 3rd Grade:
136
49,620
# Students in 4th Grade:
138
49,256
# Students in 5th Grade:
135
49,251
# Students in 6th Grade:
137
50,235
# Students in 7th Grade:
138
52,315
# Students in 8th Grade:
128
52,039
# Students in 9th Grade:
146
58,463
# Students in 10th Grade:
132
50,270
# Students in 11th Grade:
158
46,780
# Students in 12th Grade:
107
43,840
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,416 is higher than the state median of $15,797. The school district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,107 is higher than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
This School District
This State (LA)
Total Revenue
$36 MM
$10,755 MM
This chart display total revenue of Union Parish  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$32 MM
$10,286 MM
This chart display total spending of Union Parish  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,416
$15,797
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Union Parish  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,107
$15,107
This chart display average spending per public school student in Union Parish  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in LA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Union Parish School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Downsville Community Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 39% | Reading: 48%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4787 Highway 151
Downsville, LA 71234
(318) 982-5318
Grades: PK-12
| 427 students
Rank: #22.
Union Parish High School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 22%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1126 Marion Hwy
Farmerville, LA 71241
(318) 327-3550
Grades: 6-12
| 749 students
Rank: #33.
Union Parish Alternative Center
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44% )
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1206 Marion Hwy
Farmerville, LA 71241
(318) 368-3991
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #44.
Union Parish Elementary School
(Math: 9% | Reading: 12%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
7195 Highway 33
Farmerville, LA 71241
(318) 368-9542
Grades: PK-5
| 686 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Union Parish School District?
Union Parish School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,862 students.
What is the rank of Union Parish School District?
Union Parish School District is ranked #103 out of 193 school districts in Louisiana (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Louisiana school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Union Parish School District?
44% of Union Parish School District students are Black, 41% of students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Union Parish School District?
Union Parish School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 17:1.
What is Union Parish School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,107 is higher than the state median of $15,107. The school district spending/student has grown by 14% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : 85-89% (Top 50% in LA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 19% (Top 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), LA Dept. of Education

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