Average Teacher Salary in Orleans Parish

The average teacher salary in Orleans Parish is $42,904.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $27,660 $16,840 $19,430 $25,580 $33,230 $43,360
Kindergarten $46,180 $37,620 $41,590 $46,270 $52,270 $58,310
Elementary $46,860 $36,550 $41,780 $47,210 $52,830 $58,290
Middle school $45,950 $32,740 $40,260 $46,250 $53,190 $58,250
High school $47,870 $35,470 $41,350 $47,990 $54,750 $60,800

How to Become a Teacher in Orleans Parish

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General Facts

  • Staff: 1,323
  • Full time teachers: 735
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 12 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 124
  • Instructional Coordinators: 62
  • Elementary Teachers: 332
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 25
  • Pre-K Teachers: 6
  • High School Teachers: 372
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 10,109

Information on Schools within Orleans Parish

Elementary Schools within the Orleans Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math-science Magnet
1116 Jefferson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-304-3932
  • Total: 546
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 31
14 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Mary Bethune Elementary Literature/technology
4040 Eagle St
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-324-7076
  • Total: 328
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 45
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 35
  • 6th grade: 25
12 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade

Middle Schools within the Orleans Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math-science Magnet
1116 Jefferson Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-304-3932
  • Total: 546
  • Pre-k: 60
  • Kindergarten: 73
  • 1st grade: 66
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 69
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 54
  • 7th grade: 31
14 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School
5712 South Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-324-7500
  • Total: 694
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 101
  • 9th grade: 114
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 147
  • 12th grade: 135
12 to 1 58 7th Grade 12th Grade
Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School
1331 Kerlerec St
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-324-7600
  • Total: 973
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 114
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 206
  • 11th grade: 178
  • 12th grade: 230
15 to 1 64 7th Grade 12th Grade
Orleans Parish Pm School
5712 South Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-304-7500
  • Total: 95
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 28
8 to 1 12 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the Orleans Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Benjamin Franklin High School
2001 Leon C. Simon Dr
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-286-2600
  • Total: 563
  • 9th grade: 160
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 121
  • 12th grade: 152
12 to 1 46 9th Grade 12th Grade
Edna Karr Secondary School
3332 Huntlee Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
504-398-7115
  • Total: 829
  • 9th grade: 210
  • 10th grade: 215
  • 11th grade: 197
  • 12th grade: 207
16 to 1 53 9th Grade 12th Grade
Eleanor Mcmain Secondary School
5712 South Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-324-7500
  • Total: 694
  • 7th grade: 51
  • 8th grade: 101
  • 9th grade: 114
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 147
  • 12th grade: 135
12 to 1 58 7th Grade 12th Grade
Mcdonogh #35 Senior High School
1331 Kerlerec St
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-324-7600
  • Total: 973
  • 7th grade: 52
  • 8th grade: 114
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 206
  • 11th grade: 178
  • 12th grade: 230
15 to 1 64 7th Grade 12th Grade
Orleans Parish Pm School
5712 South Claiborne Ave
New Orleans, LA 70125
504-304-7500
  • Total: 95
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 16
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 28
8 to 1 12 7th Grade 12th Grade
Priestley School Of Architecture/construction
1607 South Carollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-324-7200
  • Total: 325
  • 9th grade: 99
  • 10th grade: 112
  • 11th grade: 114
14 to 1 23 9th Grade 11th Grade
Warren Easton Senior High School
3019 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-324-7400
  • Total: 864
  • 9th grade: 199
  • 10th grade: 227
  • 11th grade: 213
  • 12th grade: 225
18 to 1 48 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alice Harte Elementary Charter School
5300 Berkley Dr
New Orleans, LA 70131
504-398-7101
  • Total: 626
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 76
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 64
  • 6th grade: 75
  • 7th grade: 68
  • 8th grade: 80
14 to 1 47 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Audubon Charter School
719 Brdway St
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-862-5135
  • Total: 705
  • Pre-k: 98
  • Kindergarten: 83
  • 1st grade: 82
  • 2nd grade: 81
  • 3rd grade: 91
  • 4th grade: 71
  • 5th grade: 66
  • 6th grade: 63
  • 7th grade: 48
  • 8th grade: 22
15 to 1 49 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Edward Hynes Charter School
3774 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-483-6100
  • Total: 450
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 51
  • 6th grade: 42
  • 7th grade: 41
  • 8th grade: 40
12 to 1 37 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Einstein Charter School
5100 Cannes St
New Orleans, LA 70129
504-324-7450
  • Total: 506
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 50
  • 3rd grade: 54
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 60
  • 6th grade: 58
  • 7th grade: 50
  • 8th grade: 60
14 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Lake Forest Elementary Charter School
12000 Hayne Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70128
504-324-7092
  • Total: 419
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 40
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 40
  • 8th grade: 43
14 to 1 30 Kindergarten 8th Grade
Lusher Charter School
7315 Willow St
New Orleans, LA 70118
504-304-3960
  • Total: 1,469
  • Kindergarten: 102
  • 1st grade: 103
  • 2nd grade: 112
  • 3rd grade: 120
  • 4th grade: 106
  • 5th grade: 112
  • 6th grade: 139
  • 7th grade: 139
  • 8th grade: 144
  • 9th grade: 103
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 109
  • 12th grade: 75
15 to 1 101 Kindergarten 12th Grade
New Orleans Charter Science And Mathematics High School
5625 Loyola Ave
New Orleans, LA 70115
504-324-7061
  • Total: 348
  • 9th grade: 73
  • 10th grade: 79
  • 11th grade: 95
  • 12th grade: 101
11 to 1 33 9th Grade 12th Grade
Robert Russa Moton Charter School
3774 Gentilly Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-430-3143
  • Total: 239
  • Pre-k: 53
  • Kindergarten: 30
  • 1st grade: 30
  • 2nd grade: 33
  • 3rd grade: 30
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 19
  • 6th grade: 14
  • 7th grade: 7
13 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 7th Grade
The Alternative Learning Institute
850 South White St
New Orleans, LA 70119
504-822-8000
  • Total: 108
  • 9th grade: 59
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade: 2
18 to 1 6 9th Grade 12th Grade
Youth Study Center
1100 Milton St
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-324-4841
  • Total: 22
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 6
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 2
22 to 1 1 4th Grade 11th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,258
  • Median family income: $32,338
  • Median male income: $22,983
  • Median female income: $15,621
  • Median income of a renter: $17,827
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,157
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    45,520 21,015 18,610 17,295 11,510

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