Average Teacher Salary in Ascension Parish

The average teacher salary in Ascension Parish is $42,364.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $20,890 $14,360 $15,310 $17,320 $20,790 $33,400
Kindergarten $48,000 $38,980 $41,800 $46,230 $53,510 $63,160
Elementary $45,820 $35,250 $39,680 $45,110 $51,390 $59,120
Middle school $48,580 $38,600 $41,670 $46,920 $56,320 $65,490
High school $48,530 $35,510 $41,550 $48,240 $55,730 $65,110

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,604
  • Full time teachers: 1,333
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 280
  • Instructional Coordinators: 23
  • Elementary Teachers: 878
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 59
  • Pre-K Teachers: 16
  • High School Teachers: 380
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 19,104

Information on Schools within Ascension Parish

Elementary Schools within the Ascension Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ascension Head Start
406 Lee Ave
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-474-2750
  • Total: 96
  • Pre-k: 96
not available not available Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Central Elementary School
14101 Roddy Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2500
  • Total: 1,149
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 161
  • 5th grade: 157
16 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Donaldsonville Primary School
38210 Hwy 3089
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-474-2720
  • Total: 592
  • Pre-k: 120
  • Kindergarten: 153
  • 1st grade: 159
  • 2nd grade: 160
12 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Duplessis Primary School
38101 Hwy 621
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-8100
  • Total: 1,034
  • Kindergarten: 167
  • 1st grade: 178
  • 2nd grade: 172
  • 3rd grade: 199
  • 4th grade: 191
  • 5th grade: 127
16 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Dutchtown Primary School
13046 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
225-621-2380
  • Total: 878
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 133
  • 1st grade: 129
  • 2nd grade: 153
  • 3rd grade: 151
  • 4th grade: 140
  • 5th grade: 131
16 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
G. W. Carver Primary School
518 West Oak St
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2550
  • Total: 477
  • Pre-k: 86
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 63
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 59
13 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Galvez Middle School
42018 Hwy 933
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-621-2424
  • Total: 747
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 183
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 192
  • 8th grade: 172
16 to 1 46 4th Grade 8th Grade
Galvez Primary School
16093 Henderson Bayou Rd
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-621-2444
  • Total: 817
  • Pre-k: 23
  • Kindergarten: 158
  • 1st grade: 155
  • 2nd grade: 170
  • 3rd grade: 150
  • 4th grade: 161
15 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Gonzales Primary School
521 North Burnside Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2660
  • Total: 442
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 72
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 67
11 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lake Elementary School
14185 Hwy 431
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2470
  • Total: 1,045
  • Pre-k: 6
  • Kindergarten: 146
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 90
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 104
15 to 1 71 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Lowery Elementary School
2389-b Hwy 1 South
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-473-2530
  • Total: 321
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 169
9 to 1 35 3rd Grade 4th Grade
Lowery Intermediate School
2389-a Hwy 1 South
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-473-2534
  • Total: 272
  • 4th grade: 18
  • 5th grade: 129
  • 6th grade: 125
9 to 1 30 4th Grade 6th Grade
Oak Grove Primary School
17550 Old Jefferson Hwy
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-621-2360
  • Total: 789
  • Pre-k: 5
  • Kindergarten: 114
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 137
  • 3rd grade: 155
  • 4th grade: 136
  • 5th grade: 118
16 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pecan Grove Primary School
3535 East Worthey Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-000-0000
  • Total: 451
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 74
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 62
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Prairieville Primary School
40228 Parker Rd
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-000-0000
  • Total: 757
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 142
  • 2nd grade: 124
  • 3rd grade: 126
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 110
16 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
St. Amant Middle School
44317 Hwy 429
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2600
  • Total: 628
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 154
  • 6th grade: 156
  • 7th grade: 148
  • 8th grade: 162
15 to 1 42 4th Grade 8th Grade
St. Amant Primary School
44365 Hwy 429
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2626
  • Total: 835
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 136
  • 1st grade: 149
  • 2nd grade: 153
  • 3rd grade: 173
  • 4th grade: 169
16 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 4th Grade

Middle Schools within the Ascension Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Elementary School
14101 Roddy Rd
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2500
  • Total: 1,149
  • 3rd grade: 152
  • 4th grade: 161
  • 5th grade: 157
16 to 1 74 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Donaldsonville High School
100 Tiger Dr
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-474-2730
  • Total: 678
  • 7th grade: 147
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 112
  • 10th grade: 98
  • 11th grade: 78
  • 12th grade: 96
11 to 1 61 7th Grade 12th Grade
Dutchtown High School
13165 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
225-621-2328
  • Total: 1,728
  • 9th grade: 487
  • 10th grade: 491
  • 11th grade: 387
  • 12th grade: 363
17 to 1 101 8th Grade 12th Grade
Dutchtown Middle School
13078 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
225-621-2355
  • Total: 971
  • 6th grade: 318
  • 7th grade: 307
  • 8th grade: 346
15 to 1 63 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Ascension High School
612 East Worthy St
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2400
  • Total: 1,315
  • 9th grade: 454
  • 10th grade: 300
  • 11th grade: 291
  • 12th grade: 270
16 to 1 83 8th Grade 12th Grade
Galvez Middle School
42018 Hwy 933
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-621-2424
  • Total: 747
  • 4th grade: 7
  • 5th grade: 183
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 192
  • 8th grade: 172
16 to 1 46 4th Grade 8th Grade
Gonzales Middle School
1502 West Orice Roth St
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2505
  • Total: 587
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 195
12 to 1 51 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lake Elementary School
14185 Hwy 431
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2470
  • Total: 1,045
  • Pre-k: 6
  • Kindergarten: 146
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 118
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 131
  • 5th grade: 97
  • 6th grade: 90
  • 7th grade: 100
  • 8th grade: 104
15 to 1 71 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Prairieville Middle School
16200 Hwy 930
Prairieville, LA 70769
225-621-2340
  • Total: 637
  • 6th grade: 217
  • 7th grade: 199
  • 8th grade: 221
15 to 1 43 6th Grade 8th Grade
St. Amant High School
12035 Hwy 431
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2565
  • Total: 1,641
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 455
  • 10th grade: 405
  • 11th grade: 399
  • 12th grade: 381
17 to 1 98 8th Grade 12th Grade
St. Amant Middle School
44317 Hwy 429
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2600
  • Total: 628
  • 4th grade: 8
  • 5th grade: 154
  • 6th grade: 156
  • 7th grade: 148
  • 8th grade: 162
15 to 1 42 4th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Ascension Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Donaldsonville High School
100 Tiger Dr
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
225-474-2730
  • Total: 678
  • 7th grade: 147
  • 8th grade: 147
  • 9th grade: 112
  • 10th grade: 98
  • 11th grade: 78
  • 12th grade: 96
11 to 1 61 7th Grade 12th Grade
Dutchtown High School
13165 Hwy 73
Geismar, LA 70734
225-621-2328
  • Total: 1,728
  • 9th grade: 487
  • 10th grade: 491
  • 11th grade: 387
  • 12th grade: 363
17 to 1 101 8th Grade 12th Grade
East Ascension High School
612 East Worthy St
Gonzales, LA 70737
225-621-2400
  • Total: 1,315
  • 9th grade: 454
  • 10th grade: 300
  • 11th grade: 291
  • 12th grade: 270
16 to 1 83 8th Grade 12th Grade
St. Amant High School
12035 Hwy 431
Saint Amant, LA 70774
225-621-2565
  • Total: 1,641
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 9th grade: 455
  • 10th grade: 405
  • 11th grade: 399
  • 12th grade: 381
17 to 1 98 8th Grade 12th Grade

Other Schools within the Ascension Parish (Alternative, Special Education)

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ascension Parish Alternative School
38608 Hwy 22
Darrow, LA 70725
225-474-2770
  • Total: 217
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 13
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 14
  • 9th grade: 150
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 6
9 to 1 23 3rd Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,858
  • Median family income: $50,626
  • Median male income: $35,511
  • Median female income: $17,181
  • Median income of a renter: $22,141
  • Median income of a home owner: $50,094
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    4,375 3,740 4,550 6,345 1,995