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Louisiana school districts

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K-12 Education in Louisiana
State Superintendent: John White
Number of students: 703,390[1]
Number of teachers: 48,657
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:14.5
Number of school districts: 132
Number of schools: 1,437
Graduation rate: 72%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $10,723[3]
See also
Public education in Louisiana
Louisiana Department of Education
Louisiana school districts
List of school districts in Louisiana
Louisiana

Louisiana is home to 1,437 schools and 703,390 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

State school administrators

  • State Board of Education
    • Chas Roemer, President, 6th District
    • James D. Garvey, Jr., Vice President, 1st District
    • Holly Boffy, Secretary-Treasurer, 7th District
    • Kira Orange Jones, 2nd District
    • Dr. Lottie Beebe, 3rd District
    • Walter Lee, 4th District
    • Jay Guillot, 5th District
    • Carolyn Hill, 8th District
    • Connie E. Bradford, Member At-Large
    • Dr. Judith Miranti, Member At-Large
    • Stephen Waguespack, Member At-Large

Enrollment

The following table displays the top ten Louisiana school districts by total student enrollment.

Student enrollment
1.) Jefferson Parish Public School System
2.) East Baton Rouge Parish School System
3.) Caddo Parish Public Schools
4.) St. Tammany Parish Public Schools
5.) Calcasieu Parish Public Schools
6.) Lafayette Parish School System
7.) Livingston Parish Public Schools
8.) Rapides Parish School System
9.) Bossier Parish Schools
10.) Ascension Parish Schools

Demographics

The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in Louisiana.[5]

Ethnicity Percentage
White 48.5%
African American 45.4%
Hispanic 2.6%
Asian 1.5%
American Indian 0.9%
Two or More 1.0%

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: Louisiana school board elections, 2014

A total of 21 Louisiana school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014. These districts feature 225 seats up for election. Board elections are scheduled throughout the year with four in May, two in October, 12 in November and three in December. The districts listed below served 467,051 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6]

2014 Louisiana School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Jefferson Parish Public Schools 10/2014 9 9 45,230
St. Landry Parish School Board 10/2014 13 13 14,926
Acadia Parish Schools 11/4/2014 7 7 9,551
Ascension Parish Schools 11/4/2014 11 11 19,858
Bossier Parish Schools 11/4/2014 12 12 20,656
Caddo Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 12 12 41,894
Calcasieu Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 15 15 32,841
Lafourche Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 15 15 14,393
Livingston Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 9 9 24,468
Ouachita Parish School System 11/4/2014 7 7 19,680
Rapides Parish School System 11/4/2014 9 9 23,989
St. Charles Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 9 9 9,555
St. Mary Parish Schools 11/4/2014 11 11 9,465
St. Tammany Parish Public Schools 11/4/2014 15 15 36,651
Tangipahoa Parish School System 11/4/2014 9 9 19,400
Terrebonne Parish School District 11/4/2014 9 9 18,722
Vermilion Parish Schools 11/4/2014 4 8 9,186
Vernon Parish School District 11/4/2014 15 15 9,993
East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools 12/6/2014 11 11 42,723
Iberia Parish School System 12/6/2014 14 14 13,652
Lafayette Parish School System 12/6/2014 9 9 30,218


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