LaSalle Parish


Summary:

The LaSalle Parish school district in Louisiana consists of 9 schools, including 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. The district serves a diverse student population with varying levels of economic disadvantage, as indicated by the wide range in free/reduced lunch rates across the schools.

Among the standout performers in the district are Olla-Standard Elementary School, which has consistently ranked in the top 30% of Louisiana elementary schools for the past 3 years and boasts strong test scores, with 64-75% of students proficient or better in core subjects. LaSalle Junior High School and Goodpine Middle School are also top performers, with the latter having the lowest student-teacher ratio (12.1) in the district and exceptional ELA proficiency rates.

While many schools in the LaSalle Parish district are performing well, there are still opportunities for growth, particularly in addressing equity issues related to the significant differences in racial makeup across the schools and ensuring that resources are distributed equitably. Additionally, improving academic performance in subjects like Social Studies could help raise overall outcomes for the district.

District Detail

 3012 North First Street
Jena, LA 71342-4188

 (318) 992-2161

SchoolDigger Rank:
18th of 114 Louisiana districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 2,637

Primary Schools: 5
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Louisiana Dept of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.





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