Average Teacher Salary in Rapides Parish

The average teacher salary in Rapides Parish is $33,296.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $20,430 $14,310 $15,180 $21,010 $24,150 $26,920
Kindergarten $39,830 $34,110 $36,080 $39,350 $42,750 $49,590
Elementary $39,630 $33,250 $35,830 $39,220 $42,750 $49,960

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General Facts

  • Staff: 3,379
  • Full time teachers: 1,679
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 13 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 500
  • Instructional Coordinators: 41
  • Elementary Teachers: 917
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 85
  • Pre-K Teachers: 33
  • High School Teachers: 644
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 23,582

Information on Schools within Rapides Parish

Elementary Schools within the Rapides Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Acadian Elementary School
310 Richmond Dr
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-487-1202
  • Total: 333
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 58
  • 1st grade: 53
  • 2nd grade: 55
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 39
13 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Alma Redwine Elementary School
2121 Mason St
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-7977
  • Total: 277
  • Pre-k: 15
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 39
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 40
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 29
13 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Ball Elementary School
89 Camp Livingston Rd
Ball, LA 71405
318-640-5394
  • Total: 322
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 48
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 38
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 25
15 to 1 21 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Buckeye Elementary School
642 Hwy 1207
Deville, LA 71328
318-466-3233
  • Total: 532
  • Pre-k: 105
  • Kindergarten: 139
  • 1st grade: 154
  • 2nd grade: 134
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 2nd Grade
Carter C. Raymond Middle School
2510 St Charles
Lecompte, LA 71346
318-776-5489
  • Total: 164
  • Pre-k: 11
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 25
  • 3rd grade: 26
  • 4th grade: 20
  • 5th grade: 16
  • 6th grade: 20
10 to 1 17 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Cherokee Elementary School
5700 Prescott Rd
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-1987
  • Total: 742
  • Pre-k: 59
  • Kindergarten: 97
  • 1st grade: 123
  • 2nd grade: 136
  • 3rd grade: 127
  • 4th grade: 108
  • 5th grade: 92
17 to 1 45 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
D.f. Huddle Elementary School
505 Texas Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-7921
  • Total: 484
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 64
  • 1st grade: 78
  • 2nd grade: 70
  • 3rd grade: 83
  • 4th grade: 75
  • 5th grade: 54
  • 6th grade: 41
18 to 1 27 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Forest Hill Elementary School
2032 10th St
Forest Hill, LA 71430
318-748-6844
  • Total: 370
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 62
  • 2nd grade: 53
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 37
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 24
12 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Glenmora Elementary School
1518 7th Ave
Glenmora, LA 71433
318-748-4200
  • Total: 368
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 47
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 45
  • 3rd grade: 50
  • 4th grade: 52
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 41
17 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Hadnot-hayes Elementary School
4020 Aaron St
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-445-0031
  • Total: 306
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 60
  • 3rd grade: 51
  • 4th grade: 50
  • 5th grade: 38
14 to 1 22 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Hayden R. Lawrence Middle School
646 Hwy 1207
Deville, LA 71328
318-466-5858
  • Total: 436
  • 3rd grade: 154
  • 4th grade: 153
  • 5th grade: 129
16 to 1 27 3rd Grade 5th Grade
Horseshoe Drive Elementary School
2905 Horseshoe Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-443-0579
  • Total: 350
  • Pre-k: 29
  • Kindergarten: 40
  • 1st grade: 50
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 77
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 48
12 to 1 30 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
J.b. Nachman Elementary School
4102 Castle Rd
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-445-7725
  • Total: 687
  • Pre-k: 57
  • Kindergarten: 111
  • 1st grade: 87
  • 2nd grade: 122
  • 3rd grade: 96
  • 4th grade: 104
  • 5th grade: 110
16 to 1 43 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
J.i. Barron Sr. Elementary School
3655 Holloway Rd
Pineville, LA 71360
318-445-6860
  • Total: 745
  • Pre-k: 55
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 83
  • 2nd grade: 104
  • 3rd grade: 109
  • 4th grade: 105
  • 5th grade: 95
  • 6th grade: 100
16 to 1 47 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Julius Patrick Elementary School
1402 Reed Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-443-5443
  • Total: 197
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 24
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 35
  • 3rd grade: 33
  • 4th grade: 29
  • 5th grade: 15
12 to 1 16 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
L.s. Rugg Elementary School
1319 Bush Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-4536
  • Total: 335
  • Pre-k: 16
  • Kindergarten: 57
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 51
10 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Lessie Moore Elementary School
207 Griffith St
Pineville, LA 71360
318-445-7151
  • Total: 448
  • Pre-k: 37
  • Kindergarten: 42
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 48
  • 3rd grade: 71
  • 4th grade: 59
  • 5th grade: 48
  • 6th grade: 80
14 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Mabel Brasher Elementary School
601 Cloverleaf Blvd
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-442-0878
  • Total: 319
  • Pre-k: 27
  • Kindergarten: 46
  • 1st grade: 41
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 44
  • 4th grade: 45
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 28
11 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Martin Park Elementary School
4203 Lisa St
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-448-1695
  • Total: 346
  • Pre-k: 20
  • Kindergarten: 45
  • 1st grade: 59
  • 2nd grade: 43
  • 3rd grade: 55
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 56
12 to 1 29 Prekindergarten 5th Grade
Mary Goff Elementary School
6900 Shreveporoute Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360
318-640-3416
  • Total: 357
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 54
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 47
  • 5th grade: 31
  • 6th grade: 44
15 to 1 24 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
North Bayou Rapides Elementary School
5500 England Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-445-4260
  • Total: 292
  • Pre-k: 26
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 42
  • 3rd grade: 42
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 32
  • 6th grade: 31
13 to 1 23 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Northwood High School
8830 Hwy 1 North
Lena, LA 71447
318-793-8021
  • Total: 749
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 18
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 4
14 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Oak Hill Elementary School
7362 Hwy 112
Elmer, LA 71424
318-793-5177
  • Total: 514
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 48
  • 1st grade: 67
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 58
  • 4th grade: 73
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 71
15 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Paradise Elementary School
5010 Monroe Hwy
Ball, LA 71405
318-640-1033
  • Total: 448
  • Pre-k: 52
  • Kindergarten: 52
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 71
  • 3rd grade: 56
  • 4th grade: 60
  • 5th grade: 42
  • 6th grade: 50
14 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Peabody Montessori Elementary School
2416 3rd St
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-442-5012
  • Total: 421
  • Pre-k: 54
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 63
  • 2nd grade: 56
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 58
  • 5th grade: 44
  • 6th grade: 32
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Phoenix Magnet Elementary School
4500 Lincoln Rd
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-445-6296
  • Total: 655
  • Pre-k: 38
  • Kindergarten: 94
  • 1st grade: 94
  • 2nd grade: 95
  • 3rd grade: 87
  • 4th grade: 93
  • 5th grade: 83
  • 6th grade: 71
20 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Pineville Elementary School
835 Main St
Pineville, LA 71360
318-442-8154
  • Total: 322
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 61
  • 2nd grade: 46
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 46
  • 5th grade: 33
  • 6th grade: 31
12 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Plainview High School
10935 Hwy 112
Glenmora, LA 71433
318-634-5944
  • Total: 290
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade: 13
12 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Poland Junior High School
3348 Hwy 457
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-445-9224
  • Total: 334
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 33
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Rosenthal Montessori Elementary School
1951 Monroe St
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-5791
  • Total: 325
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 51
  • 1st grade: 40
  • 2nd grade: 30
  • 3rd grade: 47
  • 4th grade: 35
  • 5th grade: 45
  • 6th grade: 37
12 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Ruby-wise Elementary School
5279 Old Marksville Hwy
Pineville, LA 71360
318-443-6089
  • Total: 414
  • Pre-k: 36
  • Kindergarten: 39
  • 1st grade: 51
  • 2nd grade: 72
  • 3rd grade: 61
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 50
  • 6th grade: 51
15 to 1 28 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Tioga Elementary School
4310 Pardue Rd
Ball, LA 71405
318-640-9494
  • Total: 578
  • Pre-k: 61
  • Kindergarten: 78
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 75
  • 3rd grade: 80
  • 4th grade: 76
  • 5th grade: 80
  • 6th grade: 53
16 to 1 36 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
W.o. Hall Elementary School
3111 Jones Ave
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-443-9093
  • Total: 277
  • Pre-k: 21
  • Kindergarten: 23
  • 1st grade: 35
  • 2nd grade: 66
  • 3rd grade: 38
  • 4th grade: 53
  • 5th grade: 41
14 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 5th Grade

Middle Schools within the Rapides Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alexandria Middle Magnet School
122 Maryland Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-445-5343
  • Total: 612
  • 6th grade: 126
  • 7th grade: 225
  • 8th grade: 261
13 to 1 46 6th Grade 8th Grade
Arthur F. Smith Middle Magnet School
3100 Jones St
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-445-6241
  • Total: 455
  • 6th grade: 105
  • 7th grade: 161
  • 8th grade: 189
13 to 1 36 6th Grade 8th Grade
Buckeye High School
715 Hwy 1207
Deville, LA 71328
318-466-5678
  • Total: 947
  • 6th grade: 148
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 157
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 114
  • 11th grade: 110
  • 12th grade: 95
18 to 1 54 6th Grade 12th Grade
Glenmora High School
1414 7th St
Glenmora, LA 71433
318-748-8145
  • Total: 238
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 41
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 45
11 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade
Oak Hill High School
7362 Hwy 112
Elmer, LA 71424
318-793-2014
  • Total: 339
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 79
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade: 52
16 to 1 21 7th Grade 12th Grade
Pineville Junior High School
501 Edgewood Dr
Pineville, LA 71360
318-640-0512
  • Total: 673
  • 7th grade: 329
  • 8th grade: 344
13 to 1 52 7th Grade 8th Grade
Poland Junior High School
3348 Hwy 457
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-445-9224
  • Total: 334
  • Pre-k: 18
  • Kindergarten: 34
  • 1st grade: 28
  • 2nd grade: 39
  • 3rd grade: 31
  • 4th grade: 48
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 40
  • 7th grade: 27
  • 8th grade: 33
13 to 1 26 Prekindergarten 8th Grade
Rapides High School
9463 Hwy 71 South
Lecompte, LA 71346
318-776-9371
  • Total: 335
  • 7th grade: 67
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade: 33
12 to 1 28 7th Grade 12th Grade
Scott M. Brame Middle School
4800 Dawn St
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-443-3688
  • Total: 809
  • 6th grade: 216
  • 7th grade: 300
  • 8th grade: 293
16 to 1 50 6th Grade 8th Grade
Tioga Junior High School
1150 Tioga Rd
Pineville, LA 71360
318-640-9412
  • Total: 577
  • 7th grade: 284
  • 8th grade: 293
14 to 1 40 7th Grade 8th Grade

High Schools within the Rapides Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Alexandria Senior High School
800 Ola Ln
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-448-8234
  • Total: 1,023
  • 9th grade: 271
  • 10th grade: 239
  • 11th grade: 255
  • 12th grade: 258
16 to 1 63 9th Grade 12th Grade
Bolton High School
2101 Vance Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-448-3628
  • Total: 545
  • 9th grade: 195
  • 10th grade: 151
  • 11th grade: 101
  • 12th grade: 98
12 to 1 45 9th Grade 12th Grade
Buckeye High School
715 Hwy 1207
Deville, LA 71328
318-466-5678
  • Total: 947
  • 6th grade: 148
  • 7th grade: 169
  • 8th grade: 157
  • 9th grade: 154
  • 10th grade: 114
  • 11th grade: 110
  • 12th grade: 95
18 to 1 54 6th Grade 12th Grade
Glenmora High School
1414 7th St
Glenmora, LA 71433
318-748-8145
  • Total: 238
  • 7th grade: 49
  • 8th grade: 35
  • 9th grade: 41
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade: 45
11 to 1 22 7th Grade 12th Grade
Northwood High School
8830 Hwy 1 North
Lena, LA 71447
318-793-8021
  • Total: 749
  • 5th grade: 4
  • 6th grade: 18
  • 7th grade: 34
  • 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 20
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 4
14 to 1 53 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Oak Hill High School
7362 Hwy 112
Elmer, LA 71424
318-793-2014
  • Total: 339
  • 7th grade: 64
  • 8th grade: 79
  • 9th grade: 56
  • 10th grade: 46
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade: 52
16 to 1 21 7th Grade 12th Grade
Peabody Magnet High School
2727 Jones Ave
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-448-3457
  • Total: 736
  • 9th grade: 255
  • 10th grade: 166
  • 11th grade: 170
  • 12th grade: 145
17 to 1 44 9th Grade 12th Grade
Pineville High School
1511 Line St
Pineville, LA 71360
318-442-8990
  • Total: 1,127
  • 9th grade: 340
  • 10th grade: 284
  • 11th grade: 266
  • 12th grade: 237
18 to 1 62 9th Grade 12th Grade
Plainview High School
10935 Hwy 112
Glenmora, LA 71433
318-634-5944
  • Total: 290
  • Pre-k: 19
  • Kindergarten: 21
  • 1st grade: 23
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 23
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 15
  • 7th grade: 28
  • 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade: 13
12 to 1 25 Prekindergarten 12th Grade
Rapides High School
9463 Hwy 71 South
Lecompte, LA 71346
318-776-9371
  • Total: 335
  • 7th grade: 67
  • 8th grade: 71
  • 9th grade: 84
  • 10th grade: 38
  • 11th grade: 42
  • 12th grade: 33
12 to 1 28 7th Grade 12th Grade
Tioga High School
1207 Tioga Rd
Ball, LA 71405
318-640-9661
  • Total: 807
  • 9th grade: 264
  • 10th grade: 221
  • 11th grade: 180
  • 12th grade: 142
17 to 1 48 9th Grade 12th Grade

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

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Ewell South Aiken Optional School
1323 Vance Ave
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-3177
  • Total: 195
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 49
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade: 60
10 to 1 20 9th Grade 12th Grade
J.s. Slocum Learning Center
901 Crepe Myrtle St
Pineville, LA 71360
318-445-7185
  • Total: 146
  • 9th grade: 64
  • 10th grade: 44
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade: 27
9 to 1 16 9th Grade 12th Grade
Learning Effective Attitudes & Discipline Center
4645 Lincoln Rd
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-442-0685
  • Total: 106
  • 2nd grade: 3
  • 6th grade: 6
  • 7th grade: 17
  • 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 25
  • 10th grade: 17
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade: 8
9 to 1 12 Kindergarten 12th Grade
Louisiana Youth Academy
400 John Allison Dr
Alexandria, LA 71303
318-449-4360
  • Total: 107
  • 5th grade: 2
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 15
  • 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade: 22
20 to 1 6 5th Grade 12th Grade
St. Mary's Day School
6719 Hwy 1 North
Alexandria, LA 71306
318-443-6694
  • Total: 68
  • 2nd grade: 1
  • 3rd grade: 2
  • 5th grade: 5
  • 6th grade: 3
  • 7th grade: 3
  • 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 7
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade: 30
5 to 1 14 Kindergarten 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $16,088
  • Median family income: $36,671
  • Median male income: $24,137
  • Median female income: $15,210
  • Median income of a renter: $18,710
  • Median income of a home owner: $37,024
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    11,275 6,840 6,845 5,600 2,780