Average Teacher Salary in Louisiana

Louisiana teacher salaries have been steadily increasing over the period from 2007 to 2009. In 2007, the average teacher salary in Louisiana was $40,923.33. In 2008, Louisiana teacher salaries rose by 4.65 percent to $42,825. By 2009, teaching salaries in Louisiana rose to an average of $45,090, an increase of 5.29 percent.

Overall, the average teacher salary in Louisiana rose by 10.18 percent during the 2007 to 2009 period. This surpasses the national average growth of teacher salaries for the time period, which was 2.8 percent.

The rising average teaching salaries in Louisiana earned the state a similarly rising national ranking. In 2007, the teacher salaries in Louisiana reported earned the state a national rank of 42. In 2008, Louisiana earned the rank of 39th in the nation. 2009 teaching salaries in Louisiana garnered the state 36th place in the country, as seen in the Louisiana teacher salary schedule below:

Average Salary Percent Change
Rank 2009 Rank 2008 Rank 2007 2008 to 2009 2007 to 2008 2007 to 2009
Louisiana 36 $45,090.00 39 $42,825.00 42 $40,923.33 5.29% 4.65% 10.18%

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Financial Data for Louisiana

State Spending on Teachers

  • Salary expenditure on all teachers (including home schoolers, special education, non-certified teachers): $2,720,712,574
  • Benefits expenditures for teachers: $927,875,890
  • Instructional expenditures for teaching supplies: $264,982,619
  • Total current instructional expenditures per student (teacher salary and curriculum): $6,161
  • Total current expenditures per student: $10,388

Revenue Per Student From Various Sources

  • State revenue per student: $5,174
  • Federal revenue per student: $1,934

State Sources of Revenue for Schools

  • Revenue by state property tax: $1,082,080,467
  • Revenue by local government property tax: $-1
  • Federal grants direct to local districts: $57,558,299
  • Federal grants through state: $1,242,256,753

Louisiana School Districts

School District Full Time Teachers Student to Teacher Ratio Contact Information
A.e. Phillips Laboratory School 20 17 to 1
Hergot St La Tech Campus
Ruston, LA 71272
318-257-3469
Acadia Parish 632 15 to 1
2402 North Parkerson Ave
Crowley, LA 70526
337-783-3664
Allen Parish 347 12 to 1
1111 West Seventh Ave
Oberlin, LA 70655
337-639-4311
Ascension Parish 1,333 14 to 1
1100 Webster St
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-473-7981
Assumption Parish 294 14 to 1
4901 Hwy 308
Napoleonville, LA 70390
985-369-7251
Avoyelles Parish 404 15 to 1
221 Tunica Dr West
Marksville, LA 71351
318-253-5982
Avoyelles Public Charter School 35 20 to 1
201 Longfellow Rd
Mansura, LA 71350
318-240-8285
Beauregard Parish 426 14 to 1
202 West Third St
Deridder, LA 70634
337-463-5551
Belle Chasse Academyincorporated 57 15 to 1
100 Fifth St Nas Jrb
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
504-433-5850
Bienville Parish 197 11 to 1
1956 First St
Arcadia, LA 71001
318-263-9416
Bossier Parish 1,311 15 to 1
316 Sibley St
Benton, LA 71006
318-549-5000
Caddo Parish 2,913 15 to 1
1961 Midway St
Shreveport, LA 71108
318-603-6300
Calcasieu Parish 2,467 13 to 1
1724 Kirkman St
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-491-1600
Caldwell Parish 139 12 to 1
219 Main St Courthouse Squ
Columbia, LA 71418
318-649-2689
Cameron Parish 151 9 to 1
409 East Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-905-5784
Catahoula Parish 123 14 to 1
200 Bushley St
Harrisonburg, LA 71340
318-744-5727
Central Community School District 242 15 to 1
13421 Hooper Rd Suite 6
Baton Rouge, LA 70818
225-262-1919
City Of Baker School District 115 16 to 1
3033 B Ray Weiland Dr
Baker, LA 70714
225-774-5795
City Of Bogalusa School District 168 14 to 1
1705 Sullivan Dr
Bogalusa, LA 70427
985-735-1392
City Of Monroe School District 648 14 to 1
2101 Roselawn Ave
Monroe, LA 71201
318-325-0601
Claiborne Parish 188 13 to 1
415 East Main St
Homer, LA 71040
318-927-3502
Concordia Parish 274 14 to 1
4358 Hwy 84 West
Vidalia, LA 71373
318-336-4226
Delhi Charter School 32 17 to 1
6940 Hwy 17
Delhi, LA 71232
318-878-0433
Desoto Parish 358 14 to 1
201 Crosby St
Mansfield, LA 71052
318-872-2836
East Baton Rouge Parish 3,171 14 to 1
1050 South Foster Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-922-5400
East Carroll Parish 104 14 to 1
514 Third St
Lake Providence, LA 71254
318-559-2222
East Feliciana Parish 159 14 to 1
12732 Silliman St
Clinton, LA 70722
225-683-8277
Evangeline Parish 436 14 to 1
1123 Te Mamou Rd
Ville Platte, LA 70586
337-363-6651
Franklin Parish 227 15 to 1
7293 Prairie Rd
Winnsboro, LA 71295
318-435-9046
Grambling State Lab Schools 39 11 to 1
407 South Central
Grambling, LA 71245
318-274-6164
Grant Parish 229 15 to 1
512 Main St
Colfax, LA 71417
318-627-3274
Iberia Parish 1,036 13 to 1
1500 Jane St
New Iberia, LA 70560
337-365-2341
Iberville Parish 364 12 to 1
58030 Placeaquemine St
Plaquemine, LA 70764
225-687-4341
International School Of Louisiana 35 15 to 1
1400 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70130
504-654-1088
Jackson Parish 159 14 to 1
315 Pershing Hwy
Jonesboro, LA 71251
318-259-4456
Jefferson Davis Parish 396 15 to 1
203 East Placeaquemine St
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-1834
Jefferson Parish 3,126 14 to 1
4600 River Rd
Marrero, LA 70072
504-349-7600
Lafayette Parish 2,212 13 to 1
113 Chaplacein Dr
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-521-7000
Lafourche Parish 1,076 14 to 1
805 East Seventh St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-5631
Lasalle Parish 192 14 to 1
3012 North First St
Jena, LA 71342
318-992-2161
Lincoln Parish 477 13 to 1
410 South Farmerville St
Ruston, LA 71270
318-255-1430
Livingston Parish 1,612 15 to 1
13909 Florida Blvd
Livingston, LA 70754
225-686-7044
Louisiana School For Math Science & The Arts 44 8 to 1
715 University Parkway
Natchitoches, LA 71457
318-357-3174
Louisiana School For The Deaf 64 3 to 1
2888 Brightside Ln
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
225-769-8160
Louisiana School For The Visually Impaired 23 4 to 1
1120 Government St
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
225-342-8694
Louisiana Special Education Center 11 4 to 1
5400 Coliseum Rd
Alexandria, LA 71306
318-487-5487
Lsu Laboratory School 83 16 to 1
45 Dalrymplacee Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225-578-3221
Madison Parish 119 17 to 1
301 South Chestnut St
Tallulah, LA 71282
318-574-3616
Marine Institutes Of Louisiana 18 22 to 1
942 Hwy 90 East
Raceland, LA 70394
225-806-3774
Milestone Sabis Academy Of New Orleans 28 12 to 1
5951 Patton St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-894-0557
Morehouse Parish 344 14 to 1
714 South Washington St
Bastrop, LA 71220
318-281-5784
Natchitoches Parish 457 15 to 1
310 Royal St
Natchitoches, LA 71457
318-352-2358
New Vision Learning Academy 21 16 to 1
507 Swayze St
Monroe, LA 71201
318-338-9997
Office Of Juvenile Justice 58 5 to 1
7919 Independence Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-287-7944
Orleans Parish 735 14 to 1
3520 General De Gaulle
New Orleans, LA 70114
504-304-5680
Ouachita Parish 1,312 15 to 1
100 Bry St
Monroe, LA 71201
318-388-2711
Plaquemines Parish 298 12 to 1
557 F. Edward Heberoute Blvd
Belle Chasse, LA 70037
504-392-4970
Pointe Coupee Parish 179 15 to 1
1662 Morganza Hwy
New Roads, LA 70760
225-638-8674
Rapides Parish 1,679 14 to 1
619 Sixth St
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-487-0888
Recovery School District-100 Black Men Capitol Charter Initiative 21 18 to 1
3807 Kimbleton Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70817
225-771-2242
Recovery School District-advance Baton Rouge 84 16 to 1
100 Lafayette St Suite 248b
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
225-389-7243
Recovery School District-advocacy For Science And Math Education 6 13 to 1
516 Peniston Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-274-3666
Recovery School District-advocacy For The Arts & Tech In New Orleans Incorporated 8 11 to 1
1022 Aline St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-952-4049
Recovery School District-akili Academy Of New Orleans 8 15 to 1
200 Brdway St Suite 108
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-274-3642
Recovery School District-algiers Charter Schools Association (acsa) 243 15 to 1
4480 Gen Degaulle Suite 202
New Orleans, LA 70131
504-330-9594
Recovery School District-broadmoor Charter School Board 26 15 to 1
1111 Milan St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-891-1135
Recovery School District-choice Foundation 57 13 to 1
2727 South Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-861-8370
Recovery School District-dryades Ymca 46 16 to 1
2220 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-568-3466
Recovery School District-esperanza Charter School Association 22 15 to 1
2108 Belmont Placeace
Metairie, LA 70001
504-483-6110
Recovery School District-friends Of King 38 17 to 1
2300 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-915-5834
Recovery School District-intercultural Charter School Boardincorporated 15 15 to 1
4626 Alcee Fortier Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70129
504-255-9170
Recovery School District-knowledge Is Power Program (kipp) New Orleans 67 15 to 1
1607 South Carrollton St
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-473-5566
Recovery School District-lde 827 15 to 1
1641 Poland Ave
New Orleans, LA 70117
504-373-6200
Recovery School District-middle School Advocatesincorporated 44 13 to 1
2319 Valence St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-304-3536
Recovery School District-miller-mccoy Academy For Math And Business 11 18 to 1
200 Brdway Suite 108
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-303-2084
Recovery School District-new Orleans Charter Schools Foundation 38 15 to 1
2733 Esplaceanade Ave
New Orleans, LA 70119
800-656-6763
Recovery School District-new Orleans College Preparatory Academies 13 12 to 1
3127 Martin L. King Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-274-3610
Recovery School District-nola 180 34 13 to 1
3826 Camp St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-352-7620
Recovery School District-pelican Educational Foundation 30 12 to 1
2430 Caswell Ln
Metairie, LA 70001
504-244-4416
Recovery School District-sojourner Truth Academyincorporated 8 14 to 1
2437 Jena St
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-352-6330
Recovery School District-suno Institute For Academic Excellence 22 14 to 1
6400 Press Dr
New Orleans, LA 70126
504-286-5091
Recovery School District-treme Charter Schools Association 31 16 to 1
5470 Bullard Ave
New Orleans, LA 70128
504-245-0914
Recovery School District-uno New Beginnings Schools Foundation 85 11 to 1
2000 Lakeshore Cerm Bld
New Orleans, LA 70148
504-280-2311
Red River Parish 112 14 to 1
1922 Alonzo St
Coushatta, LA 71019
318-932-4081
Richland Parish 247 14 to 1
411 Foster St
Rayville, LA 71269
318-728-5964
Sabine Parish 325 13 to 1
695 Peterson St
Many, LA 71449
318-256-9228
School For A New Millenniumincorporated 1 20 to 1
1143 North St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-387-9273
Southern University Lab School 31 12 to 1
129 Swan St
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
225-771-3490
Special School District 82 8 to 1
1201 North Third St
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225-342-6975
St. Bernard Parish 358 13 to 1
200 East St Bernard Hwy
Chalmette, LA 70043
504-301-2000
St. Charles Parish 815 12 to 1
13855 River Rd
Luling, LA 70070
985-785-6289
St. Helena Parish 86 14 to 1
354 Sitman St
Greensburg, LA 70441
225-222-6861
St. James Parish 336 12 to 1
1876 West Main St
Lutcher, LA 70071
225-869-5375
St. John The Baptist Parish 537 12 to 1
118 West Tenth St
Reserve, LA 70084
985-536-1106
St. Landry Parish 1,096 14 to 1
1013 Creswell Ln
Opelousas, LA 70570
337-948-3657
St. Martin Parish 553 15 to 1
305 Washington St
Saint Martinville, LA 70582
337-394-6261
St. Mary Parish 734 13 to 1
474 Hwy 317
Centerville, LA 70522
337-836-9661
St. Tammany Parish 2,606 14 to 1
321 North Theard St
Covington, LA 70433
985-892-2276
Tangipahoa Parish 1,211 16 to 1
59656 Puleston Rd
Amite, LA 70422
985-748-7153
Tensas Parish 65 11 to 1
504 Placeank Rd
Saint Joseph, LA 71366
318-766-3269
Terrebonne Parish 1,433 13 to 1
201 Stadium Dr
Houma, LA 70360
985-876-7400
The Max Charter School 11 10 to 1
510 Gouaux Ave
Houma, LA 70364
985-448-4897
Union Parish 195 15 to 1
1206 Marion Hwy
Farmerville, LA 71241
318-368-9715
V. B. Glencoe Charter School 26 14 to 1
4491 La 83
Franklin, LA 70538
337-923-6900
Vermilion Parish 671 13 to 1
220 South Jefferson St
Abbeville, LA 70510
337-893-3973
Vernon Parish 653 15 to 1
201 Belview Rd
Leesville, LA 71446
337-239-3401
Washington Parish 356 15 to 1
800 Main St
Franklinton, LA 70438
985-839-3436
Webster Parish 475 15 to 1
1442 Sheppard St
Minden, LA 71055
318-377-7052
West Baton Rouge Parish 294 13 to 1
3761 Rosedale Rd
Port Allen, LA 70767
225-343-8309
West Carroll Parish 162 14 to 1
314 East Main St
Oak Grove, LA 71263
318-428-2378
West Feliciana Parish 196 12 to 1
4727 Fidelity St
Saint Francisville, LA 70775
225-635-3891
Winn Parish 180 15 to 1
304 East Couroute St
Winnfield, LA 71483
318-628-6936
Zachary Community School District 317 15 to 1
4656 Main St
Zachary, LA 70791
225-658-4969