Orleans Parish Public Schools

New Orleans, Louisiana

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Orleans Parish Public Schools. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/district/Orleans-Parish-Public-Schools
  • 569th

    largest school district
    in the country

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • $40k

    starting salary

    updated 08/14/2017
  • $61k

    max salary

    updated 08/14/2017
  • 5

    years to tenure

    updated 04/04/2016
  • 165

    days in student
    school year

    updated 10/10/2017
  • 173

    days in teacher
    school year

    updated 10/10/2017
  • 14,795

    students

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 1,115

    teachers

    updated 02/09/2018**
  • 50%

    free/reduced lunch

    updated 02/09/2018**

Labor context

updated 12/15/2016
  • District is operating under board policies (Updated in Database every three years).
  • Collective bargaining is permissible. Teachers may petition for representation but district school boards decide whether or not to engage in collective bargaining.
  • Teachers do not collectively bargain with Orleans Parish Public Schools.

Student Demographics

updated 02/09/2018**

*N/A indicates the issue was not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents.
**School district teacher count, enrollment, and demographic data is from the 2015-2016 school year, sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics.

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