Rapides Parish Department of Education

Find Rapides Parish Louisiana departments of education (DOE) and boards of education. Departments of education provide information on K-12 schools, secondary education and high school, and higher education including colleges and universities.


Pratt Unified Department of Education 502 Beauregard Street Alexandria LA 71301 620-672-4500


Rapides Parish of - Department of Education 619 6th Street Alexandria LA 71301 318-442-8398

Rustburg Cameron Parish Department of Education 684 Louisiana Highway 1208-4 Alexandria LA 71301 337-775-5784

Departments of Education Near Me

Departments of Education by City

About Departments of Education

What are the ESEA Title I and IDEA grants?

The ESEA Title I and IDEA grants are among the largest federal education grant programs. ESEA Title I provides funding to school districts with high numbers of low-income students. IDEA grants provide funding for special education programs.

What are the Common Core Standards?

The Common Core Standards are a set of academic standards for math and language arts, which establish benchmarks for student skills and abilities at each grade level. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) developed the Common Core Standards. Adoption of these standards is voluntary, and forty two states have chosen to adopt the Common Core Standards.

Does the U.S. Department of Education run Head Start?

No. Head Start is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. It provides preschool and other family health services to low-income families.