By the Numbers


School house icon Ascension Public Schools 28 Schools with 3 More Under Construction

School bus icon 280 Buses Run 460 Routes Each Day

alarm clock icon 98% School Attendance Rate

sandwich icon 3.3 Million+ Meals Served Last Year

floor plan icon 7,000 Maintenance Work Orders Completed Last Year 

3,250,000 SF Maintained by Custodians


clipboard icon $257 million General Fund Operating Budget

pie chart icon showing 78% 78% Dedicated to Salaries and Benefits

cash icon AA Credit Rating

dolly carrying boxes icon $30,405,000 in Goods (615,000 Items) Purchased and Delivered in a Year

Credit card and check icon $25.7 million in Federal Grants


prize ribbon icon Ranked #2 Overall

Increasing line graph icon #1 for Students with Disabilities

#1 ELA & Math in New Academic Growth Scores

#2 for Economically Disadvantaged Students

Nearly All 27 Schools Earned “A” and “B” Grades for Progress

21 Schools Earned Top Gains Awards 

9 Schools Earned Equity Honoree Awards


Ascension Parish icon 3000 Employees (Largest Employer in the Parish)

Graduation cap 18 Graduates of Teach Ascension Academy

Icon of people standing together 1000+ Support Staff

person sitting at desk icon 1,800 Teachers

101 Teacher Leaders*

76 Principals, Assoc.,& Asst.

*Master, Mentor & Teacher Coaches 


dollar sign with arrow pointing in a circular motion around it $421 million Contributed to the Local Economy

cash icon $25.7 million Generated in Sales Tax Each Year

house icon 70% of People Said Schools were the Most Important Reason They Chose to Live in Ascension

three people connected with lines 4,688 Jobs Supported by Ascension Public Schools Operations


laptop icon 20,000+ Student Devices

three people of different heights icon One -to-One Student Computers in 1st -12th Grade

social media screen icon 3 Million + Unique Website Views

2.5 Million + Facebook Reach

tree icon 471 Trees & 4 Million+ Sheets of Paper Saved with Peachjar Digital Flyer System


person reading a book 22,862 Students 48% Female; 52% Male

bar graph icon 44% Minority

51% Economically Disadvantaged

2.5% English Learners

wheelchair handicap icon 2,500 Students with Disabilities

happy child face 894 Enrolled in Early Childhood (PreK)


Graduation cap 88.1% Graduation Rate

rolled up diploma icon 60% of Graduates Enroll Directly into College

test paper 20.3 Average ACT Composite Score

college building icon 2,000+ College Credit Coures Offered at High Schools

200+ Years of College or 6,414 College Credit Hours Earned

4,482 Industry Based Credentials Earned in 2018-19