Average Teacher Salary in St. James Parish

The average teacher salary in St. James Parish is $37,836.

Grade Level Average 10th percentile 25th percentile Median 75th percentile 90th percentile
Pre-school $17,910 $14,260 $15,050 $16,810 $20,520 $23,320
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

How to Become a Teacher in St. James Parish

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General Facts

  • Staff: 651
  • Full time teachers: 336
  • Pupil to teacher ratio: 10 to 1
  • Teacher assistants (instructional aides): 70
  • Instructional Coordinators: 10
  • Elementary Teachers: 207
  • Kindergarten Teachers: 15
  • Pre-K Teachers: 15
  • High School Teachers: 99
  • Pre-K to 12 Students: 4,085

Information on Schools within St. James Parish

Elementary Schools within the St. James Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Fifth Ward Elementary School
8184 Villavaso St
Saint James, LA 70086
225-473-9537
  • Total: 243
  • Kindergarten: 63
  • 1st grade: 56
  • 2nd grade: 57
  • 3rd grade: 86
  • 4th grade: 72
  • 5th grade: 52
  • 6th grade: 41
  • 7th grade: 44
  • 8th grade: 41
12 to 1 20 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Gramercy Elementary School
601 East Second St
Gramercy, LA 70052
225-869-3001
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 41
  • Kindergarten: 55
  • 1st grade: 52
  • 2nd grade: 49
  • 3rd grade: 52
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 36
  • 6th grade: 52
11 to 1 35 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Lutcher Elementary School
2461 King Ave
Lutcher, LA 70071
225-869-3661
  • Total: 214
  • Pre-k: 54
  • Kindergarten: 15
  • 1st grade: 22
  • 2nd grade: 27
  • 3rd grade: 24
  • 4th grade: 31
  • 5th grade: 22
  • 6th grade: 19
12 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Paulina Elementary School
2756 Hwy 44
Paulina, LA 70763
225-869-3639
  • Total: 519
  • Pre-k: 56
  • Kindergarten: 67
  • 1st grade: 75
  • 2nd grade: 58
  • 3rd grade: 49
  • 4th grade: 68
  • 5th grade: 70
  • 6th grade: 76
16 to 1 32 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Romeville Elementary School
9156 Central School St
Convent, LA 70723
225-562-3684
  • Total: 166
  • Pre-k: 34
  • Kindergarten: 22
  • 1st grade: 20
  • 2nd grade: 17
  • 3rd grade: 21
  • 4th grade: 22
  • 5th grade: 17
  • 6th grade: 13
9 to 1 19 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Sixth Ward Elementary School
3245 Valcour Aime St
Vacherie, LA 70090
225-265-3942
  • Total: 391
  • Pre-k: 40
  • Kindergarten: 62
  • 1st grade: 65
  • 2nd grade: 63
  • 3rd grade: 70
  • 4th grade: 56
  • 5th grade: 50
12 to 1 33 Prekindergarten 6th Grade
Vacherie Elementary School
13440 Hwy 644
Vacherie, LA 70090
225-265-3674
  • Total: 253
  • 2nd grade: 44
  • 3rd grade: 59
  • 4th grade: 54
  • 5th grade: 43
  • 6th grade: 53
11 to 1 23 2nd Grade 6th Grade
Vacherie Primary School
19177 Hwy 643
Vacherie, LA 70090
225-265-7747
  • Total: 135
  • Pre-k: 46
  • Kindergarten: 38
  • 1st grade: 51
14 to 1 10 Prekindergarten 1st Grade

Middle Schools within the St. James Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lutcher High School
1910 West Main St
Lutcher, LA 70071
225-869-5741
  • Total: 1,065
  • 7th grade: 189
  • 8th grade: 187
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 206
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade: 147
16 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade
St. James High School
5181 Wildcat St
Saint James, LA 70086
225-265-3911
  • Total: 708
  • 7th grade: 140
  • 8th grade: 135
  • 9th grade: 127
  • 10th grade: 120
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade: 97
11 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade

High Schools within the St. James Parish

School Students Student to Teacher Ratio Full Time Certified Teachers Lowest Grade Offered Highest Grade Offered
Lutcher High School
1910 West Main St
Lutcher, LA 70071
225-869-5741
  • Total: 1,065
  • 7th grade: 189
  • 8th grade: 187
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 206
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade: 147
16 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade
St. James High School
5181 Wildcat St
Saint James, LA 70086
225-265-3911
  • Total: 708
  • 7th grade: 140
  • 8th grade: 135
  • 9th grade: 127
  • 10th grade: 120
  • 11th grade: 89
  • 12th grade: 97
11 to 1 65 7th Grade 12th Grade

General District Statistics

  • Per capita income: $14,381
  • Median family income: $41,751
  • Median male income: $30,989
  • Median female income: $15,320
  • Median income of a renter: $16,813
  • Median income of a home owner: $39,179
  • Number of Households making:
    10 - 25k25 - 40k40 - 60k60 - 100k100k+
    1,735 905 1,130 1,345 450

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