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 Ascension Public Schools 31 Schools with 1 More Under Construction

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 335 Buses Run 978 Routes Each Day

95% School Attendance Rate

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 3 Million+ Meals Served Last Year

floor plan icon 5,500+ Maintenance Work Orders Completed Last Year 

3,900,000 SF Maintained by Custodians


clipboard icon $275 million General Fund Operating Budget

pie chart icon showing 80-85% 77.4% Dedicated to Salaries and Benefits

cash icon AA Credit Rating

dolly carrying boxes icon $39,961,952 in Goods (1,133,664 Items) Purchased and Delivered in a Year

Credit card and check icon $37 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 3100 Employees (Largest Employer in the Parish)

Graduation cap 26 Graduates of Teach Ascension Academy

Icon of people standing together 850+ Support Staff

person sitting at desk icon 2,319 Teachers

88 Teacher Leaders*

79 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

3 Million + Facebook Reach

tree icon 2,500+ Trees & 20+ Million Sheets of Paper Saved with Peachjar Digital Flyer System


person reading a book 23,474 Students 48% Female; 52% Male

bar graph icon 46% Minority

55% Economically Disadvantaged

3% English Learners

wheelchair handicap icon 2,330 Students with Disabilities

happy child face 648 Enrolled in Early Childhood (PreK)


Graduation cap 88.7% Graduation Rate

rolled up diploma icon 66% of Graduates Enroll Directly into College

test paper 18.2 Average ACT Composite Score

college building icon 39 College Credit Courses Offered at High Schools

203+ Years of College or 6,103 College Credit Hours Earned

4,468 Industry Based Credentials Earned