Average Teacher Salary in Lafourche Parish

The average teacher salary in Lafourche Parish is $42,825.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Elementary $42,670 $35,400 $37,800 $41,780 $47,710 $51,940
High school $42,980 $35,170 $37,700 $41,900 $48,320 $52,800

How to Become a Teacher in Lafourche Parish

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General Facts

  • Staff: 2,394
  • Full time teachers: 1,076
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 335
  • Instructional Coordinators: 42
  • Elementary Teachers: 660
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 56
  • Pre-K Teachers: 51
  • High School Teachers: 309
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 14,602

Information on Schools within Lafourche Parish

Elementary Schools within the Lafourche Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bayou Blue Elementary School
1916 Bayou Blue Rd
Houma, LA 70394
985-879-4378
  • Total: 872
  • Pre-k: 114
  • Kindergarten: 140
  • 1st grade: 113
  • 2nd grade: 119
  • 3rd grade: 134
  • 4th grade: 148
  • 5th grade: 104
14 to 1 63 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Bayou Boeuf Elementary School
4138 Hwy 307
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-633-2352
  • Total: 209
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 33
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 34
11 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Chackbay Elementary School
301 School Ln
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-633-2348
  • Total: 449
  • Pre-k: 62
  • Kindergarten: 69
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 62
  • 3rd grade: 65
  • 4th grade: 66
  • 5th grade: 58
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Cut Off Elementary School
177 West 55th St
Cut Off, LA 70345
985-632-3116
  • Total: 523
  • Pre-k: 70
  • Kindergarten: 66
  • 1st grade: 92
  • 2nd grade: 68
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 82
13 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Galliano Elementary School
148 West 158th St
Galliano, LA 70354
985-632-7211
  • Total: 418
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 71
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 59
14 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Golden Meadow Lower Elementary School
118 Alcide St
Golden Meadow, LA 70357
985-475-7385
  • Total: 279
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 76
13 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Golden Meadow Upper Elementary School
124 North Third St
Golden Meadow, LA 70357
985-475-7669
  • Total: 202
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 70
11 to 1 18 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Larose Lower Elementary School
175 Richardel Dr
Lockport, LA 70374
985-693-3445
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 82
  • Kindergarten: 96
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 98
14 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Larose Upper Elementary School
13360 West Main St
Cut Off, LA 70345
985-693-7597
  • Total: 299
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 100
  • 5th grade: 90
15 to 1 20 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Lockport Lower Elementary School
1421 Crescent Ave
Lockport, LA 70374
985-532-2846
  • Total: 416
  • Pre-k: 88
  • Kindergarten: 110
  • 1st grade: 124
  • 2nd grade: 94
13 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Lockport Upper Elementary School
201 School St
Lockport, LA 70374
985-532-3223
  • Total: 357
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 127
  • 5th grade: 121
15 to 1 24 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Raceland Lower Elementary School
4101 Hwy 308 South
Raceland, LA 70394
985-537-6837
  • Total: 444
  • Pre-k: 90
  • Kindergarten: 119
  • 1st grade: 143
  • 2nd grade: 92
13 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Raceland Upper Elementary School
3759 Hwy 308
Raceland, LA 70394
985-537-5142
  • Total: 398
  • 3rd grade: 125
  • 4th grade: 151
  • 5th grade: 122
16 to 1 26 3rd Grade 5th Grade
South Thibodaux Elementary School
200 Iris St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-8471
  • Total: 634
  • Pre-k: 75
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 109
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 89
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 86
13 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
St. Charles Elementary School
1690 Hwy 1
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-6862
  • Total: 248
  • Pre-k: 31
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 34
  • 5th grade: 29
12 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Thibodaux Elementary School
700 East Seventh St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-6116
  • Total: 597
  • Pre-k: 49
  • Kindergarten: 87
  • 1st grade: 86
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 115
  • 5th grade: 84
13 to 1 46 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
W.s. Lafargue Elementary School
700 Placeantation Rd
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-447-9292
  • Total: 576
  • Pre-k: 66
  • Kindergarten: 77
  • 1st grade: 98
  • 2nd grade: 82
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 83
  • 5th grade: 83
13 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Lafourche Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Bayou Blue Middle School
196 Mazerac St
Houma, LA 70364
985-446-5631
  • Total: 335
  • 6th grade: 113
  • 7th grade: 116
  • 8th grade: 106
13 to 1 26 6th Grade 8th Grade
East Thibodaux Middle School
802 East Seventh St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-5616
  • Total: 411
  • 6th grade: 110
  • 7th grade: 176
  • 8th grade: 125
11 to 1 39 6th Grade 8th Grade
Golden Meadow Middle School
630 South Bayou Dr
Golden Meadow, LA 70357
985-475-7314
  • Total: 457
  • 6th grade: 141
  • 7th grade: 163
  • 8th grade: 153
14 to 1 33 6th Grade 8th Grade
Larose-cut Off Middle School
13356 West Main St
Cut Off, LA 70345
985-693-3273
  • Total: 512
  • 6th grade: 176
  • 7th grade: 170
  • 8th grade: 166
14 to 1 38 6th Grade 8th Grade
Lockport Middle School
720 Main St
Lockport, LA 70374
985-532-2597
  • Total: 348
  • 6th grade: 95
  • 7th grade: 124
  • 8th grade: 129
15 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
Raceland Middle School
3737 Hwy 308
Raceland, LA 70394
985-537-5140
  • Total: 327
  • 6th grade: 92
  • 7th grade: 113
  • 8th grade: 122
10 to 1 32 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sixth Ward Middle School
795 Choctaw Rd
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-633-2449
  • Total: 302
  • 6th grade: 100
  • 7th grade: 110
  • 8th grade: 92
13 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade
West Thibodaux Middle School
1111 East Twelfth St
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-446-6889
  • Total: 444
  • 6th grade: 120
  • 7th grade: 154
  • 8th grade: 170
12 to 1 37 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Lafourche Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Central Lafourche High School
4820 Hwy 1
Raceland, LA 70394
985-532-3319
  • Total: 1,345
  • 9th grade: 372
  • 10th grade: 345
  • 11th grade: 355
  • 12th grade: 273
16 to 1 84 9th Grade 12th Grade
South Lafourche High School
16911 East Main St
Galliano, LA 70354
985-632-5721
  • Total: 1,222
  • 9th grade: 344
  • 10th grade: 294
  • 11th grade: 332
  • 12th grade: 252
17 to 1 71 9th Grade 12th Grade
Thibodaux High School
1355 Tiger Dr
Thibodaux, LA 70301
985-447-4071
  • Total: 1,585
  • 9th grade: 427
  • 10th grade: 396
  • 11th grade: 384
  • 12th grade: 378
17 to 1 92 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lafourche Parish Juvenile Justice Facility
2525 Veterans Blvd
Thibodaux, LA 70302
985-448-1436
  • Total: 2
  • 8th grade: 1
  • 10th grade: 1
2 to 1 1 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $15,809
  • Median family income: $40,504
  • Median male income: $30,155
  • Median female income: $12,326
  • Median income of a renter: $20,891
  • Median income of a home owner: $38,676
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,900 5,125 5,885 4,870 1,640

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