Average Teacher Salary in Jefferson Davis Parish

The average teacher salary in Jefferson Davis Parish is $37,836.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $17,910 $14,260 $15,050 $16,810 $20,520 $23,320
Kindergarten $43,440 $35,470 $38,960 $43,970 $48,730 $51,620
Elementary $43,760 $35,200 $38,230 $43,210 $48,890 $52,370
Middle school $39,840 $33,960 $35,940 $39,240 $43,490 $50,420
High school $44,230 $35,340 $38,680 $44,010 $49,540 $53,020

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General Facts

  • Staff: 866
  • Full time teachers: 396
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 110
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 227
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 21
  • Pre-K Teachers: 18
  • High School Teachers: 131
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 5,839

Information on Schools within Jefferson Davis Parish

Elementary Schools within the Jefferson Davis Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elton Elementary School
614 Powell Rd
Elton, LA 70532
337-584-2892
  • Total: 257
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 41
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 37
14 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Fenton Elementary School
509 First St
Fenton, LA 70640
337-756-2326
  • Total: 143
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 11
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 10
12 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Hathaway High School
4040 Pine Island Hwy
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-4452
  • Total: 489
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade: 30
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Jennings Elementary School
620 Florence St
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-4972
  • Total: 618
  • 3rd grade: 151
  • 4th grade: 162
  • 5th grade: 156
  • 6th grade: 149
16 to 1 38 3rd Grade 6th Grade
Lacassine High School
409 Algonia Ave
Lacassine, LA 70650
337-588-4206
  • Total: 554
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 31
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Lake Arthur Elementary School
500 Mill Ave
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
337-774-3323
  • Total: 523
  • Pre-k: 51
  • Kindergarten: 71
  • 1st grade: 69
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 64
  • 5th grade: 73
  • 6th grade: 59
16 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Ward Elementary School
208 Shankland Ave
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-1235
  • Total: 578
  • Pre-k: 100
  • Kindergarten: 169
  • 1st grade: 150
  • 2nd grade: 159
13 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Welsh Elementary School
222 East Bourgeois St
Welsh, LA 70591
337-734-2351
  • Total: 570
  • Pre-k: 54
  • Kindergarten: 79
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 88
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 87
15 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Jefferson Davis Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elton High School
903 Second St
Elton, LA 70532
337-584-2991
  • Total: 274
  • 6th grade: 32
  • 7th grade: 46
  • 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade: 27
14 to 1 19 6th Grade 12th Grade
Fenton Elementary School
509 First St
Fenton, LA 70640
337-756-2326
  • Total: 143
  • Pre-k: 14
  • Kindergarten: 17
  • 1st grade: 16
  • 2nd grade: 13
  • 3rd grade: 7
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 15
  • 6th grade: 11
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 10
12 to 1 12 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Jennings High School
2310 North Sherman St
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-0642
  • Total: 944
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 222
  • 10th grade: 155
  • 11th grade: 138
  • 12th grade: 123
19 to 1 51 7th Grade 12th Grade
Lake Arthur High School
4374 Tiger Ln
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
337-774-5152
  • Total: 378
  • 7th grade: 86
  • 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 59
  • 12th grade: 45
17 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade
Welsh-roanoke Junior High School
8150 West Hwy 90
Roanoke, LA 70581
337-753-2317
  • Total: 215
  • 6th grade: 70
  • 7th grade: 75
  • 8th grade: 70
18 to 1 12 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Jefferson Davis Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Elton High School
903 Second St
Elton, LA 70532
337-584-2991
  • Total: 274
  • 6th grade: 32
  • 7th grade: 46
  • 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 37
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade: 27
14 to 1 19 6th Grade 12th Grade
Hathaway High School
4040 Pine Island Hwy
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-4452
  • Total: 489
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 42
  • 2nd grade: 38
  • 3rd grade: 32
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 35
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 40
  • 9th grade: 33
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade: 30
14 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Jennings High School
2310 North Sherman St
Jennings, LA 70546
337-824-0642
  • Total: 944
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 222
  • 10th grade: 155
  • 11th grade: 138
  • 12th grade: 123
19 to 1 51 7th Grade 12th Grade
Lacassine High School
409 Algonia Ave
Lacassine, LA 70650
337-588-4206
  • Total: 554
  • Pre-k: 30
  • Kindergarten: 44
  • 1st grade: 37
  • 2nd grade: 40
  • 3rd grade: 34
  • 4th grade: 43
  • 5th grade: 39
  • 6th grade: 27
  • 7th grade: 43
  • 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 51
  • 10th grade: 52
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade: 31
16 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Lake Arthur High School
4374 Tiger Ln
Lake Arthur, LA 70549
337-774-5152
  • Total: 378
  • 7th grade: 86
  • 8th grade: 58
  • 9th grade: 69
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 59
  • 12th grade: 45
17 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade
Welsh High School
306 East Bourgeois St
Welsh, LA 70591
337-734-2361
  • Total: 296
  • 9th grade: 98
  • 10th grade: 57
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade: 74
15 to 1 20 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $13,398
  • Median family income: $33,129
  • Median male income: $24,533
  • Median female income: $11,890
  • Median income of a renter: $16,042
  • Median income of a home owner: $32,041
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    3,200 1,910 1,845 1,260 400