West Ouachita High School

Serves grades 8 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4061 Caples Road
West Monroe, LA 71292
Phone
(318) 249-2117
District
OUACHITA PARISH
County
OUACHITA PARISH
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1163
Classroom Teachers
72

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

7

(10 is best)

Better than 62.6% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

West Ouachita High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 41 40
Proficiency in Reading 56 47
Proficiency in Math 26 32

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.10
AVG FOR DISTRICT 16.41
AVG FOR STATE 14.80
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 313 26.9%
Grade 10 334 28.7%
Grade 11 249 21.4%
Grade 12 267 23.0%
Total 1163 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 95.3% 61.5% 46.4%
Black 3.0% 34.3% 44.7%
Hispanic 1.2% 2.8% 6.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.3% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.5% 53.4% 62.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.1% 48.9% 59.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.4% 4.6% 3.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 107,495 4,659,978
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 179.5 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 7.0% 6.6%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.5% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.9% 33.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.0% 25.4%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 14.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 39,389 1,736,021
Single Parent Households With Children 13.4% 13.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.5% 84.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 22.5% 23.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.2% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 12.5% 12.3%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 10.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.4% 16.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 18.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 16.6% 17.8%
$15,000 or less 17.5% 15.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,457 $106,848,060 45.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $654 $12,805,320 5.4%
Staff $802 $15,703,160 6.6%
General Administration $101 $1,977,580 0.8%
School Administration $705 $13,803,900 5.8%
Operation $1,056 $20,676,480 8.7%
Transportation $575 $11,258,500 4.7%
Other $291 $5,697,780 2.4%
Total Support $4,182 $81,883,560 34.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,492 $48,793,360 20.5%
Total Expenditures $12,131 $237,524,980 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,935 $4,245,703,519 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $641 $458,566,866 5.4%
Staff $544 $389,085,668 4.6%
General Administration $312 $222,852,071 2.6%
School Administration $649 $464,515,222 5.4%
Operation $990 $708,073,570 8.3%
Transportation $594 $424,771,582 5.0%
Other $303 $216,868,838 2.5%
Total Support $4,032 $2,884,686,761 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,958 $1,400,912,764 16.4%
Total Expenditures $11,926 $8,531,367,597 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%