Ascension Public Schools 28 Schools with 3 More Under Construction

 280 Buses Run 460 Routes Each Day

 98% School Attendance Rate

 3.3 Million+ Meals Served Last Year

 7,000 Maintenance Work Orders Completed Last Year 

3,250,000 SF Maintained by Custodians


 $257 million General Fund Operating Budget

 78% Dedicated to Salaries and Benefits

 AA Credit Rating

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

 $25.7 million in Federal Grants


 Ranked #2 Overall

 #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


 3000 Employees (Largest Employer in the Parish)

 18 Graduates of Teach Ascension Academy

 1000+ Support Staff

 1,800 Teachers

101 Teacher Leaders*

76 Principals, Assoc.,& Asst.

*Master, Mentor & Teacher Coaches 


 $421 million Contributed to the Local Economy

 $25.7 million Generated in Sales Tax Each Year

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

 4,688 Jobs Supported by Ascension Public Schools Operations


 20,000+ Student Devices

 One -to-One Student Computers in 1st -12th Grade

 3 Million + Unique Website Views

2.5 Million + Facebook Reach

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


 22,862 Students 48% Female; 52% Male

 44% Minority

51% Economically Disadvantaged

2.5% English Learners

 2,500 Students with Disabilities

 894 Enrolled in Early Childhood (PreK)


 88.1% Graduation Rate

 60% of Graduates Enroll Directly into College

 20.3 Average ACT Composite Score

 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