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By the Numbers 2020


School house icon Ascension Public Schools 30 Schools with 1 More Under Construction

School bus icon 306 Buses Run 484 Routes Each Day

alarm clock icon 95% School Attendance Rate

sandwich icon 2 Million+ Meals Served Last Year

floor plan icon 10,000+ Maintenance Work Orders Completed Last Year 

3,600,000 SF Maintained by Custodians


clipboard icon $258 million General Fund Operating Budget

pie chart icon showing 80-85% 80-85% Dedicated to Salaries and Benefits

cash icon AA Credit Rating

dolly carrying boxes icon $37,525,078 in Goods (750,259 Items) Purchased and Delivered in a Year

Credit card and check icon $35 million in Federal Grants


prize ribbon icon Ranked #4 Overall

Increasing line graph icon #2 for Mastery+ in All Subjects

#2 Top Growth for Economically Disadvantaged Students

#3 Mastery+ and Top Growth for Students with Disabilities

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

22 Schools Earned Top Gains Awards 

9 Schools Earned Equity Honoree Awards


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

Graduation cap 20 Graduates of Teach Ascension Academy

Icon of people standing together 1000+ Support Staff

person sitting at desk icon 1,638 Teachers

91 Teacher Leaders*

80 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 28,000+ Student Devices

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

social media screen icon 2.5 Million + Unique Website Views

2.5 Million + Facebook Reach

tree icon 878 Trees & 7.5 Million Sheets of Paper Saved with Peachjar Digital Flyer System


person reading a book 23,409 Students 48% Female; 52% Male

bar graph icon 44% Minority

56% Economically Disadvantaged

3% English Learners

wheelchair handicap icon 2,700 Students with Disabilities

happy child face 931 Enrolled in Early Childhood (PreK)


Graduation cap 88.1% Graduation Rate

rolled up diploma icon 70% of Graduates Enroll Directly into College

test paper 20.3 Average ACT Composite Score

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

225+ Years of College or 6,858 College Credit Hours Earned

4,482 Industry Based Credentials Earned