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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • 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
1112
Classroom Teachers
64

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Louisiana

7

(10 is best)

Better than 63.3% of LA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

80 60 40 20 0
75%
72%
77%
74%
73%
69%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
17
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 289 26.0%
Grade 10 311 28.0%
Grade 11 268 24.1%
Grade 12 244 21.9%
Total 1112 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.5% 59.6% 45.1%
Black 3.7% 35.2% 43.5%
Hispanic 1.4% 3.7% 9.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 1.2% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.3% 38.8% 55.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.2% 37.0% 53.3%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.1% 1.8% 1.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 106,773 4,657,757
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 178.3 106
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 6.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.3% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 33.5% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.3% 25.0%
65 OR OLDER 15.0% 15.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 39,794 1,751,956
Single Parent Households With Children 11.9% 13.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 88.5% 85.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 24.8% 24.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.9% 10.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.3% 13.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.6% 11.4%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.2% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.5% 17.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.1% 17.6%
$15,000 or less 12.5% 14.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,476 $104,339,704 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $712 $13,566,448 6.4%
Staff $849 $16,176,846 7.6%
General Administration $104 $1,981,616 0.9%
School Administration $713 $13,585,502 6.4%
Operation $1,036 $19,739,944 9.3%
Transportation $587 $11,184,698 5.3%
Other $298 $5,678,092 2.7%
Total Support $4,298 $81,894,092 38.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,387 $26,427,898 12.4%
Total Expenditures $11,161 $212,661,694 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,667 $4,608,967,997 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $759 $524,795,276 5.5%
Staff $635 $438,803,677 4.6%
General Administration $320 $221,174,923 2.3%
School Administration $780 $538,906,150 5.6%
Operation $1,159 $801,218,905 8.4%
Transportation $691 $477,532,273 5.0%
Other $335 $231,472,265 2.4%
Total Support $4,678 $3,233,960,598 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,506 $1,732,197,037 18.1%
Total Expenditures $13,851 $9,575,232,127 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,549 $372,153,103,143 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $792 $39,020,154,935 5.2%
Staff $618 $30,487,652,661 4.1%
General Administration $258 $12,720,931,842 1.7%
School Administration $730 $35,978,592,512 4.8%
Operation $1,169 $57,607,988,317 7.7%
Transportation $527 $26,002,463,553 3.5%
Other $459 $22,633,739,814 3.0%
Total Support $4,553 $224,451,138,461 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,074 $151,519,765,183 20.3%
Total Expenditures $15,176 $748,124,887,521 100.0%