Public Schools in Louisiana

There are 1628 Public Schools in Louisiana, serving a population of 4,663,461 people in an area of 43,195 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,864 people, and 1 Public School per 26 square miles.

The state of Louisiana is ranked 37th in Public Schools per capita, and 32nd in Public Schools per square mile.

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Louisiana Public School Statistics

Find Louisiana Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Louisiana Public School Enrollment
 LouisianaUnited States
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment51,220 (63.6%)2,918,752 (59.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment48,236 (81.5%)3,579,912 (87.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)209,730 (82.5%)14,576,325 (89.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)204,722 (82.8%)14,808,792 (89.5%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)199,553 (82.7%)15,337,350 (90.2%)
Louisiana Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 LouisianaUnited States
Less than 9th Grade Education158,218 (5.1%)11,521,575 (5.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)313,742 (10.1%)15,426,482 (7.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)1,055,768 (34.0%)59,265,308 (27.1%)