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180 Creek Bend Road
Jonesville, LA 71343
p. 318-339-4754

Aspire School
in Jonesville, LA

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Catahoula Parish
State Agency:
Louisiana Department Of Education

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeOther/alternative school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs2.0
Surrounding communityRural, Remote Census-defined rural territory that is more than 25 miles from an urbanized area and is also more than 10 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time SchoolN/A

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Jonesville, LA 71343
Total Population8,092 (N/A urban / 8,092 rural)
Households3,104 (2.57 people per house)
Median Household Income$24,600
Families2,314 (3.01 people per family)
Pop. — African American1,957
Pop. — Asian13
Pop. — Pacific Islander6
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native51
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)6,123
Pop. — Other10

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 38 67%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 1 2%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 39 68%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     11%
English Language Learners    

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A60%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A63%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A50%
White Non-HispanicN/A71%
All Students<61%61%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 85 90.66%
GED Recipients     9.03%
Other Completers 10 5.21%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Aspire School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic29>50%45%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A<N/A1%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic27<47%49%
9th Grade 29 1 27 57
Total 29 1 27 57

Catahoula Parish – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Aspire School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides38.0>23%21%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors4.2<3%3%
Library / Media Specialist2.3<1%2%
Library / Media Support0.5<0%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)3.4<2%4%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)1.7<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total5.1<3%6%
District Admins2.0>1%1%
Dist. Admin/Sppt8.7>5%5%
School Admins5.9<4%5%
School Admin/Sppt10.6>7%6%
Other Support73.7>45%38%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Catahoula Parish Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools   
Payments to Charter Schools   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$813,000<$476$4,039
 Issued During Fiscal Year  $1,549
 Retired During Fiscal Year  $1,549
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$623,000<$364$4,153
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
 Sinking Fund$90,000<$52$576
 Bond Fund  $1,149
 Other Funds$4,617,000<$2,704$3,077
Total Revenues$15,246,000<$8,931$10,616
Total Expenses$14,731,000<$8,629$10,018

Catahoula Parish Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$3,115,000$16,156,000
Special Education Programs$534,000$4,287,783
Vocational Education Programs$416,000$1,002,043
Other Education Programs$312,000$2,591,188
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$4,959,000$2,218,000$26,940,667$9,678,103
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$774,000$267,000$2,431,376$753,901
 General Administration$138,000$38,000$345,108$195,861
 School Administration$462,000$208,000$2,650,163$912,186
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$358,000$180,000$1,789,395$816,827
 Student Transportation$329,000$414,000$2,063,577$1,177,943
 Business / Central / Other$208,000$102,000$847,561$377,861
Food Services$367,000$166,000$1,603,873$750,595

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Catahoula Parish.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$1,193,000>$698$466
  General Administration$354,000<$207$241
  School Administration$674,000<$394$537
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$1,190,000<$697$912
  Student Transportation$1,154,000>$676$504
  Business / Central / Other$380,000<$222$286
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$1,025,000>$600$537
  Enterprise Operations  $6
  Other  $11
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$10,000<$5$20
 Adult Education$9,000<$5$21
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$25,000<$14$99
 Instructional Equipment$171,000>$100$96
 Other Equipment$43,000<$25$138
 Non-Specified Equipment  $39
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems  $90
Debt Interest$32,000<$18$168

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Catahoula Parish.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$977,000>$572$521
  Children with Disabilities Idea$332,000<$194$264
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$210,000>$123$88
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$15,000<$8$8
  Title V, Part A  $9
  Vocational and Tech Education$52,000>$30$22
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$634,000>$371$318
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $327
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$9,151,000>$5,360$4,571
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs$99,000>$57$49
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs   
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs   
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$299,000<$175$291
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$793,000<$464$1,518
 General Sales Taxes$1,834,000<$1,074$2,026
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems  $686
 From Cities and Counties$29,000<$16$49
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$2,000<$1$111
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $2
 School Lunch$114,000<$66$77
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts   
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services  $18
 Interest Earnings$226,000<$132$222

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