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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B+
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A-
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Natchitoches Parish Public Schools is a public school district located in Natchitoches, LA. It has 6,337 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 60% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.
About Natchitoches Parish Public Schools...
Address
310 Royal Street
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Telephone
(318) 352-2358
Website

Natchitoches Parish Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
60%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1170
9 responses
Average ACT
22
286 responses

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
6,337
Free or Reduced Lunch
54.4%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$34,779
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$69,323,000
Expenses Per Student
$10,912/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    33%
  • Other
    6%

Natchitoches Parish Public Schools Reviews

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Natchitoches Parish School system is horrible. I have attended a Natchitoches Parish school since Pre K and nothing has changed, I'd actually have to say things have gotten worse. Teachers are uncertified and aren't teaching for the love of the children or education. The whole "master teacher" thing is silly. They have taken the best teachers out of the classrooms to do basically nothing! Also, the system focuses to much on unimportant this, like what kind of jacket students are wearing instead of the failing rate. Natchitoches Parish is in desperate need for help!
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The reason I gave the Natchitoches Parish Public School a poor rating is because those in charge make decisions without considering the opinions of the students and their parents. At meetings we are listened to, but we are not heard. I believe that in order for students to have a bright and successful future they must be "HEARD". Therefore, I would like to see changes in the decision making process that would guarantee that our visions would come to pass.
Natchitoches Parish Public Schools are pleasant to attend. They have everything a student needs to get their education and graduate. They also have extra curricular activities that one may attend during their journey through school, which makes school fun. However, sometimes it seems as though its not about the students anymore. As a student, I wish it felt like the principle cared more about the students than his/her own job. As a whole the school system is not that bad it just has some minor kinks. Such as the fact that there supposedly is a no failure policy. Which is not fare for the students that actually take the time and work for their grades. I think the Natchitoches Parish Public School system is an overall good place receive your education as an elementary student or high school student.