Average Teacher Salary in Ouachita Parish

The average teacher salary in Ouachita Parish is $37,002.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $19,230 $14,550 $15,790 $17,590 $19,420 $24,590
Kindergarten $42,450 $34,180 $37,730 $43,870 $48,900 $52,040
Elementary $42,350 $34,520 $37,640 $42,870 $48,540 $52,040
High school $43,980 $34,220 $38,530 $44,590 $50,010 $53,530

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,003
  • Full time teachers: 1,312
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 14 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 246
  • Instructional Coordinators: 51
  • Elementary Teachers: 820
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 75
  • Pre-K Teachers: 25
  • High School Teachers: 393
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 19,119

Information on Schools within Ouachita Parish

Elementary Schools within the Ouachita Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
A.l. Smith School
206 High Ave
Sterlington, LA 71280
318-665-2713
  • Total: 536
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 73
  • 2nd grade: 78
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 80
  • 5th grade: 65
  • 6th grade: 59
17 to 1 31 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Boley Elementary School
2213 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-387-7378
  • Total: 192
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 31
  • 1st grade: 31
  • 2nd grade: 31
  • 3rd grade: 25
  • 4th grade: 28
  • 5th grade: 30
13 to 1 15 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Calhoun Elementary School
237 Calhoun Rd
Calhoun, LA 71225
318-644-1114
  • Total: 523
  • Pre-k: 50
  • Kindergarten: 168
  • 1st grade: 163
  • 2nd grade: 142
18 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Central Elementary School
1163 Hwy 151 South
Calhoun, LA 71225
318-644-5842
  • Total: 470
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 25
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 22
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 24
  • 5th grade: 21
19 to 1 25 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Claiborne School
1011 Wallace Dean Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-396-8200
  • Total: 702
  • Kindergarten: 129
  • 1st grade: 115
  • 2nd grade: 135
  • 3rd grade: 107
  • 4th grade: 107
  • 5th grade: 109
19 to 1 38 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Crosley Elementary School
700 Natchitoches St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-325-3634
  • Total: 219
  • Pre-k: 125
  • Kindergarten: 94
16 to 1 14 Prekindergarten Kindergarten
Drew Elementary School
1132 Hwy 15
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-396-7186
  • Total: 544
  • Kindergarten: 108
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 83
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 101
17 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
George Welch Elementary School
199 Caldwell Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-397-1100
  • Total: 532
  • Kindergarten: 92
  • 1st grade: 95
  • 2nd grade: 80
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 79
  • 5th grade: 92
17 to 1 31 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Highland Elementary School
1501 Wellerman Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-396-1213
  • Total: 236
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 60
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 45
12 to 1 21 Kindergarten 5th Grade
Jack Hayes Elementary School
3631 Old Sterlington Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-4560
  • Total: 649
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 84
  • 1st grade: 85
  • 2nd grade: 69
  • 3rd grade: 99
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 79
  • 6th grade: 91
16 to 1 42 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Kiroli Elementary School
700 Kiroli Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-396-1118
  • Total: 506
  • Kindergarten: 65
  • 1st grade: 106
  • 2nd grade: 85
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 87
  • 5th grade: 76
16 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lakeshore School
550 Balboa St
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-1173
  • Total: 681
  • Pre-k: 69
  • Kindergarten: 113
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 89
  • 3rd grade: 78
  • 4th grade: 90
  • 5th grade: 71
  • 6th grade: 84
17 to 1 40 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lenwil Elementary School
112 Arrant Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-323-3604
  • Total: 387
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 48
  • 4th grade: 55
  • 5th grade: 45
14 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Pinecrest Elementary/middle School
3604 Hwy 557
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-325-4331
  • Total: 260
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 22
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Riser Elementary School
100 Price Dr
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-387-0577
  • Total: 402
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 64
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 62
  • 5th grade: 45
16 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Riverbend Elementary School
700 Austin Ave
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-361-0155
  • Total: 448
  • 1st grade: 104
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 94
  • 4th grade: 101
  • 5th grade: 74
14 to 1 33 1st Grade 5th Grade
Robinson Elementary School
5101 Reddix Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
318-322-1784
  • Total: 545
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 76
  • 4th grade: 86
  • 5th grade: 61
  • 6th grade: 71
17 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Shady Grove Elementary School
2204 Ticheli Rd
Monroe, LA 71202
318-323-9941
  • Total: 443
  • Pre-k: 39
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 65
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 74
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 59
12 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Swartz Lower Elementary School
235 Swartz School Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-8883
  • Total: 450
  • Pre-k: 17
  • Kindergarten: 147
  • 1st grade: 153
  • 2nd grade: 133
18 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Swartz Upper Elementary School
400 Lincoln Hill Dr
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-1723
  • Total: 599
  • 3rd grade: 155
  • 4th grade: 182
  • 5th grade: 138
  • 6th grade: 124
16 to 1 39 3rd Grade 6th Grade
Swayze Elementary School
2400 Burg Jones Ln
Monroe, LA 71202
318-325-1357
  • Total: 382
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 50
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 43
  • 4th grade: 61
  • 5th grade: 41
  • 6th grade: 37
16 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Woodlawn Elementary School
5946 Jonesboro Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-325-1578
  • Total: 606
  • Pre-k: 32
  • Kindergarten: 105
  • 1st grade: 108
  • 2nd grade: 102
  • 3rd grade: 90
  • 4th grade: 81
  • 5th grade: 88
17 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Ouachita Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Calhoun Middle School
191 Hwy 80
Calhoun, LA 71225
318-644-5840
  • Total: 477
  • 6th grade: 183
  • 7th grade: 147
  • 8th grade: 147
15 to 1 31 6th Grade 8th Grade
Good Hope Middle School
400 Good Hope Rd
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-396-9693
  • Total: 568
  • 6th grade: 182
  • 7th grade: 206
  • 8th grade: 180
13 to 1 45 6th Grade 8th Grade
Ouachita Junior High School
5500 Blanks St
Monroe, LA 71203
318-345-5100
  • Total: 678
  • 7th grade: 351
  • 8th grade: 327
14 to 1 48 7th Grade 8th Grade
Ouachita Parish High School
681 Hwy 594
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-2769
  • Total: 1,148
  • 9th grade: 309
  • 10th grade: 322
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 290
13 to 1 91 8th Grade 12th Grade
Pinecrest Elementary/middle School
3604 Hwy 557
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-325-4331
  • Total: 260
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 26
  • 1st grade: 29
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 28
  • 4th grade: 32
  • 5th grade: 27
  • 6th grade: 29
  • 7th grade: 20
  • 8th grade: 22
14 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Richwood High School
5901 Hwy 165 South
Monroe, LA 71202
318-361-0467
  • Total: 535
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 128
  • 11th grade: 151
  • 12th grade: 111
13 to 1 42 8th Grade 12th Grade
Richwood Junior High School
5901 Hwy 165 South
Monroe, LA 71202
318-651-0200
  • Total: 364
  • 7th grade: 170
  • 8th grade: 194
15 to 1 24 7th Grade 8th Grade
Riser Middle School
100 Price Dr
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-387-0567
  • Total: 451
  • 6th grade: 146
  • 7th grade: 157
  • 8th grade: 148
10 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Sterlington High School
233 Keystone Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
318-665-2725
  • Total: 477
  • 7th grade: 84
  • 8th grade: 89
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade: 88
13 to 1 38 7th Grade 12th Grade
West Monroe High School
201 Riggs St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-3771
  • Total: 1,926
  • 9th grade: 580
  • 10th grade: 527
  • 11th grade: 395
  • 12th grade: 424
16 to 1 124 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Ouachita High School
4061 Caplacees Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-249-2117
  • Total: 967
  • 9th grade: 274
  • 10th grade: 279
  • 11th grade: 207
  • 12th grade: 207
13 to 1 74 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Ridge Middle School
6977 Cypress St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-397-8444
  • Total: 659
  • 6th grade: 212
  • 7th grade: 230
  • 8th grade: 217
16 to 1 41 6th Grade 8th Grade
Woodlawn Middle School
175 Woodlawn School Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-325-1575
  • Total: 306
  • 6th grade: 269
  • 7th grade: 284
  • 8th grade: 333
14 to 1 23 6th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Ouachita Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ouachita Parish High School
681 Hwy 594
Monroe, LA 71203
318-343-2769
  • Total: 1,148
  • 9th grade: 309
  • 10th grade: 322
  • 11th grade: 227
  • 12th grade: 290
13 to 1 91 8th Grade 12th Grade
Richwood High School
5901 Hwy 165 South
Monroe, LA 71202
318-361-0467
  • Total: 535
  • 9th grade: 145
  • 10th grade: 128
  • 11th grade: 151
  • 12th grade: 111
13 to 1 42 8th Grade 12th Grade
Sterlington High School
233 Keystone Rd
Monroe, LA 71203
318-665-2725
  • Total: 477
  • 7th grade: 84
  • 8th grade: 89
  • 9th grade: 72
  • 10th grade: 71
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade: 88
13 to 1 38 7th Grade 12th Grade
West Monroe High School
201 Riggs St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-3771
  • Total: 1,926
  • 9th grade: 580
  • 10th grade: 527
  • 11th grade: 395
  • 12th grade: 424
16 to 1 124 8th Grade 12th Grade
West Ouachita High School
4061 Caplacees Rd
West Monroe, LA 71292
318-249-2117
  • Total: 967
  • 9th grade: 274
  • 10th grade: 279
  • 11th grade: 207
  • 12th grade: 207
13 to 1 74 8th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ouachita Parish Alternative Center
1600 North 7th St
West Monroe, LA 71291
318-323-5991
  • Total: 251
  • 3rd grade: 1
  • 4th grade: 3
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 9
  • 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 221
  • 11th grade: 2
13 to 1 20 3rd Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $17,734
  • Median family income: $42,891
  • Median male income: $26,813
  • Median female income: $17,016
  • Median income of a renter: $21,300
  • Median income of a home owner: $42,659
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    6,625 5,510 5,955 5,755 2,490