Average Teacher Salary in Lafayette Parish

The average teacher salary in Lafayette Parish is $38,350.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $20,484 $14,431 $15,500 $17,566 $21,465 $30,070
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: 4,270
  • Full time teachers: 2,212
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 11 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 500
  • Instructional Coordinators: 55
  • Elementary Teachers: 1,456
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 127
  • Pre-K Teachers: 39
  • High School Teachers: 590
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 29,653

Information on Schools within Lafayette Parish

Elementary Schools within the Lafayette Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acadian Middle School
4201 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-233-2496
  • Total: 541
  • 5th grade: 129
  • 6th grade: 148
  • 7th grade: 138
  • 8th grade: 126
13 to 1 41 4th Grade 8th Grade
Alice North Boucher Elementary School
400 Patterson St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-234-8351
  • Total: 678
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 125
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 108
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 82
10 to 1 65 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Broadmoor Elementary School
609 Brdmoor Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-3399
  • Total: 694
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 118
  • 1st grade: 131
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 112
  • 4th grade: 103
  • 5th grade: 73
13 to 1 52 Kindergarten 4th Grade
Broussard Middle School
1325 South Morgan Ave
Broussard, LA 70518
337-837-9031
  • Total: 555
  • 5th grade: 102
  • 6th grade: 158
  • 7th grade: 148
  • 8th grade: 147
15 to 1 37 4th Grade 8th Grade
Carencro Heights Elementary School
601 Tee Ma Rd
Carencro, LA 70520
337-896-6171
  • Total: 455
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 88
  • 5th grade: 83
13 to 1 34 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Carencro Middle School
4301 North University
Carencro, LA 70520
337-896-6127
  • Total: 625
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 201
13 to 1 50 4th Grade 8th Grade
Charles M. Burke Elementary School
2845 Ridge Rd
Duson, LA 70529
337-873-4669
  • Total: 640
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 99
  • 3rd grade: 106
  • 4th grade: 113
  • 5th grade: 119
13 to 1 48 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Duson Elementary School
301 Fourth St
Duson, LA 70529
337-873-6629
  • Total: 248
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 34
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 55
13 to 1 19 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Edgar Martin Middle School
401 Brdmoor Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-9796
  • Total: 776
  • 5th grade: 147
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 252
  • 8th grade: 184
14 to 1 55 4th Grade 8th Grade
Ernest Gallet Elementary School
2901 East Milton Ave
Youngsville, LA 70592
337-856-1935
  • Total: 1,008
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 154
  • 1st grade: 164
  • 2nd grade: 185
  • 3rd grade: 160
  • 4th grade: 171
  • 5th grade: 133
15 to 1 68 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Evangeline Elementary School
610 East Butcher Switch Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-237-3274
  • Total: 639
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 130
  • 1st grade: 126
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 114
  • 4th grade: 118
13 to 1 51 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Green T. Lindon Elementary School
603 Ave B
Youngsville, LA 70592
337-856-7261
  • Total: 720
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 132
  • 1st grade: 116
  • 2nd grade: 125
  • 3rd grade: 143
  • 4th grade: 147
16 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
J. Wallace James Elementary School
1500 West Willow St
Scott, LA 70583
337-234-0461
  • Total: 796
  • Pre-k: 58
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 121
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 128
  • 4th grade: 135
  • 5th grade: 125
14 to 1 58 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
J.w. Faulk Elementary School
711 East Willow St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-233-5820
  • Total: 601
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 68
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 96
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 78
13 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Katharine Drexel Elementary School
409 St Deporres Ave
Broussard, LA 70518
337-837-9066
  • Total: 681
  • Pre-k: 45
  • Kindergarten: 137
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 127
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 132
16 to 1 44 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
L. Leo Judice Elementary School
5801 Camern St
Scott, LA 70583
337-235-2486
  • Total: 233
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 59
  • 3rd grade: 56
13 to 1 18 Prekindergarten 3rd Grade
L.j. Alleman Middle School
600 Roselawn Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-7210
  • Total: 963
  • 5th grade: 175
  • 6th grade: 250
  • 7th grade: 280
  • 8th grade: 258
15 to 1 64 4th Grade 8th Grade
Live Oak Elementary School
3020 North University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-896-9908
  • Total: 677
  • Kindergarten: 116
  • 1st grade: 122
  • 2nd grade: 100
  • 3rd grade: 116
  • 4th grade: 126
  • 5th grade: 97
14 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Milton Elementary School
222 West Milton Ave
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-856-5826
  • Total: 763
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 101
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 92
  • 8th grade: 82
17 to 1 46 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Myrtle Place Elementary School
1100 Myrtle Placeace Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-235-5224
  • Total: 292
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 43
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 53
9 to 1 32 Kindergarten 5th Grade
North P. Moss Middle School
805 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-289-1994
  • Total: 439
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 172
  • 8th grade: 129
11 to 1 40 4th Grade 8th Grade
Ossun Elementary School
400 Rue Scholastique
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-896-3263
  • Total: 872
  • Kindergarten: 141
  • 1st grade: 153
  • 2nd grade: 131
  • 3rd grade: 148
  • 4th grade: 157
  • 5th grade: 142
16 to 1 55 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Plantation Elementary School
1801 Kaliste Saloom Rd
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-984-7462
  • Total: 523
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 91
  • 2nd grade: 74
  • 3rd grade: 75
  • 4th grade: 122
  • 5th grade: 88
11 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Prairie Elementary School
2910 Ambassador Caffery Pkw
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-984-3391
  • Total: 890
  • Pre-k: 12
  • Kindergarten: 138
  • 1st grade: 169
  • 2nd grade: 141
  • 3rd grade: 132
  • 4th grade: 160
  • 5th grade: 138
13 to 1 69 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Ridge Elementary School
2901 South Fieldspan Rd
Duson, LA 70529
337-981-9144
  • Total: 687
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 132
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 110
14 to 1 50 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
S.j. Montgomery Elementary School
600 Foreman Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-981-2350
  • Total: 595
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 114
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 97
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 74
11 to 1 54 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Scott Middle School
116 Marie St
Scott, LA 70583
337-235-9698
  • Total: 826
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 131
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 235
  • 8th grade: 212
15 to 1 56 4th Grade 8th Grade
Truman Elementary School
200 Clara St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-235-8096
  • Total: 607
  • Pre-k: 607
23 to 1 27 Prekindergarten Prekindergarten
Westside Elementary School
912 Delhomme Ave
Scott, LA 70583
337-232-6984
  • Total: 430
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 82
  • 4th grade: 117
12 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Woodvale Elementary School
100 Leon Dr
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-8011
  • Total: 579
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 130
  • 2nd grade: 116
  • 3rd grade: 121
  • 4th grade: 120
12 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 4th Grade
Youngsville Middle School
600 Church St
Youngsville, LA 70592
337-856-5961
  • Total: 707
  • 5th grade: 133
  • 6th grade: 186
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 187
17 to 1 41 4th Grade 8th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lafayette Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acadian Middle School
4201 Moss St
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-233-2496
  • Total: 541
  • 5th grade: 129
  • 6th grade: 148
  • 7th grade: 138
  • 8th grade: 126
13 to 1 41 4th Grade 8th Grade
Acadiana High School
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-984-2646
  • Total: 1,736
  • 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 591
  • 10th grade: 480
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 284
18 to 1 99 7th Grade 12th Grade
Broussard Middle School
1325 South Morgan Ave
Broussard, LA 70518
337-837-9031
  • Total: 555
  • 5th grade: 102
  • 6th grade: 158
  • 7th grade: 148
  • 8th grade: 147
15 to 1 37 4th Grade 8th Grade
Carencro High School
721 West Butcher Switch Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-896-6192
  • Total: 1,367
  • 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 487
  • 10th grade: 348
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade: 215
18 to 1 76 6th Grade 12th Grade
Carencro Middle School
4301 North University
Carencro, LA 70520
337-896-6127
  • Total: 625
  • 5th grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 191
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 201
13 to 1 50 4th Grade 8th Grade
Edgar Martin Middle School
401 Brdmoor Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-9796
  • Total: 776
  • 5th grade: 147
  • 6th grade: 193
  • 7th grade: 252
  • 8th grade: 184
14 to 1 55 4th Grade 8th Grade
Judice Middle School
2645 South Fieldspan Rd
Duson, LA 70529
337-984-1250
  • Total: 547
  • 6th grade: 176
  • 7th grade: 210
  • 8th grade: 161
14 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
L.j. Alleman Middle School
600 Roselawn Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70503
337-984-7210
  • Total: 963
  • 5th grade: 175
  • 6th grade: 250
  • 7th grade: 280
  • 8th grade: 258
15 to 1 64 4th Grade 8th Grade
Lafayette High School
3000 West Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-984-5284
  • Total: 2,279
  • 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 641
  • 10th grade: 592
  • 11th grade: 575
  • 12th grade: 452
16 to 1 141 7th Grade 12th Grade
Lafayette Middle School
1301 West University Ave
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-234-5839
  • Total: 451
  • 6th grade: 170
  • 7th grade: 158
  • 8th grade: 123
11 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Milton Elementary School
222 West Milton Ave
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-856-5826
  • Total: 763
  • Kindergarten: 74
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 77
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 94
  • 5th grade: 101
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 92
  • 8th grade: 82
17 to 1 46 Kindergarten 8th Grade
North P. Moss Middle School
805 Teurlings Dr
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-289-1994
  • Total: 439
  • 6th grade: 138
  • 7th grade: 172
  • 8th grade: 129
11 to 1 40 4th Grade 8th Grade
Northside High School
301 Dunand St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-232-0681
  • Total: 947
  • 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 342
  • 10th grade: 198
  • 11th grade: 208
  • 12th grade: 168
16 to 1 61 7th Grade 12th Grade
O. Comeaux High School
100 West Bluebird Dr
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-984-8395
  • Total: 1,817
  • 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 550
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 436
  • 12th grade: 324
17 to 1 106 7th Grade 12th Grade
Paul Breaux Middle School
1400 South Orange St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-234-2313
  • Total: 674
  • 6th grade: 228
  • 7th grade: 246
  • 8th grade: 200
12 to 1 55 6th Grade 8th Grade
Scott Middle School
116 Marie St
Scott, LA 70583
337-235-9698
  • Total: 826
  • 4th grade: 1
  • 5th grade: 131
  • 6th grade: 247
  • 7th grade: 235
  • 8th grade: 212
15 to 1 56 4th Grade 8th Grade
Youngsville Middle School
600 Church St
Youngsville, LA 70592
337-856-5961
  • Total: 707
  • 5th grade: 133
  • 6th grade: 186
  • 7th grade: 201
  • 8th grade: 187
17 to 1 41 4th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lafayette Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acadiana High School
315 Rue Du Belier
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-984-2646
  • Total: 1,736
  • 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 591
  • 10th grade: 480
  • 11th grade: 351
  • 12th grade: 284
18 to 1 99 7th Grade 12th Grade
Carencro High School
721 West Butcher Switch Rd
Lafayette, LA 70507
337-896-6192
  • Total: 1,367
  • 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 487
  • 10th grade: 348
  • 11th grade: 294
  • 12th grade: 215
18 to 1 76 6th Grade 12th Grade
Lafayette High School
3000 West Congress St
Lafayette, LA 70506
337-984-5284
  • Total: 2,279
  • 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 641
  • 10th grade: 592
  • 11th grade: 575
  • 12th grade: 452
16 to 1 141 7th Grade 12th Grade
Northside High School
301 Dunand St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-232-0681
  • Total: 947
  • 8th grade: 31
  • 9th grade: 342
  • 10th grade: 198
  • 11th grade: 208
  • 12th grade: 168
16 to 1 61 7th Grade 12th Grade
O. Comeaux High School
100 West Bluebird Dr
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-984-8395
  • Total: 1,817
  • 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 550
  • 10th grade: 470
  • 11th grade: 436
  • 12th grade: 324
17 to 1 106 7th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lafayette Charter High School
516 East Pinhook St
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-261-8981
  • Total: 95
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 33
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade: 23
4 to 1 25 9th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $19,371
  • Median family income: $45,158
  • Median male income: $28,943
  • Median female income: $15,203
  • Median income of a renter: $22,104
  • Median income of a home owner: $46,096
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    12,730 8,890 10,255 11,070 6,165