Elementary Schools in Natchitoches Parish


The Natchitoches Parish school district in Louisiana is home to 8 elementary schools that serve students from a range of backgrounds and academic abilities. While the district as a whole performs above the state average, there is significant variation in the quality and performance of individual schools within the system.

The standout schools in the district are Natchitoches Magnet School and N.S.U. Elementary Lab School, which consistently rank among the top elementary schools in the state. These high-performing institutions boast exceptional academic achievement, with students scoring well above the parish and state averages on standardized tests. In contrast, schools like M.R. Weaver Elementary School and Goldonna Elementary & Junior High School struggle to meet state and parish benchmarks, highlighting the need for targeted interventions and support.

Across the Natchitoches Parish district, schools vary in size, racial diversity, and student-teacher ratios, but all share high rates of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch. This suggests that socioeconomic factors play a significant role in academic performance, underscoring the importance of addressing the unique challenges faced by economically disadvantaged students. Overall, the data provides valuable insights that can inform efforts to improve educational outcomes for all students in the region.

District Detail

 310 Royal Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457-5709

 (318) 352-2358

SchoolDigger Rank:
35th of 114 Louisiana districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 5,527

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 3
High Schools: 2
Alternative Schools: 1

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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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